On this date in Giants history—Jan. 26
There are just 24 days remaining until pitchers and catchers report to spring training and 68 days until Opening Day.
On this date in Giants history…
1951: The Baseball Writers Association of America vote sluggers Mel Ott and Jimmie Foxx into the Hall of Fame. Ott hit .304 with 511 home runs and 1860 RBI; he managed the New York Giants from 1942 to 1948. Foxx was a .325 hitter with 534 home runs and 1922 RBI.
2002: The Seattle Mariners trade third baseman David Bell to the San Francisco Giants in exchange for infielder Desi Relaford. Bell became expendable when Seattle acquired Jeff Cirillo from the Colorado Rockies earlier in the off-season.
(Entries courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com)