On this date in Giants history—Feb. 16
Happy birthday to KNBR evening radio host and former major league outfielder Eric Byrnes. The Redwood City native turns 36 today.
There are just 2 days remaining until pitchers and catchers report to spring training and 46 days until Opening Day.
On this date in Giants history…
1896: New York City Parks Commissioner Samuel McMillan announces a plan to cut a street through the Polo Grounds (pictured) leading to the Speedway, a new privately-constructed horse track. The street is never built.
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