The league recently announced the nominees for the All-MLB team. While All-League is a common award in many other leagues, it’s just the second year that MLB has gone that route. No Giants made the inaugural team in 2019, but three are nominated for the 2020 team: Brandon Belt, Donovan Solano, and Mike Yastrzemski.
The MLB season may be over, but the San Francisco Giants season reviews are just getting started. Next up is infielder and designated hitter Wilmer Flores. Season stats 55 games, 213 plate appearances, .
Matty Alou (traded to the Pirates for Joe Gibbon and Ozzie Virgil, Dec. 1, 1965): The tiniest of the three Alou brothers was a role player with the Giants, topping out at 351 plate appearances in 1965 and hitting . The next year in Pittsburgh, he learned from manager Harry “The Hat” Walker the importance of infield hits, bunt singles and going the other way. His average improved 111 points to .