On this date in Giants history — Dec. 21
2005: After trying to sign the All-Star outfielder twice as a free agent, the Giants finally acquire Steve Finley (.222, 12 HR, 54 RBI) in trade with the Dodgers which sends third baseman Edgardo Alfonzo (.277, 2 HR, 43 RBI) to Los Angeles. The veteran infielder appeared in only 109 games the previous season due to injuries.
Giants birthdays: Dave Kingman (1948), Freddy Sanchez (1977)
(All entries courtesy nationalpastime.com)