THIS DATE IN NY GIANTS HISTORY: SEPTEMBER 11, 1886

SEPTEMBER 11, 1886
Roger Connor becomes the first and only player to hit a ball out of the original Polo Grounds (110th Street and Fifth Avenue). The Giants’ first baseman receives a $500 gold watch from stockbrokers and others to honor his accomplishment. (Nationalpastime.com)
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  1. …and in 1962 when the SF Giants returned to play the Mets in the Polo Grounds, Willie McCovey hit a home run over each roof in the first game

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