George H. Gregor, who used to ride the crosstown bus from the Bronx to the Polo Grounds, honors the Giants of his youth, and McGraw, whose nicknames included Muggsy, in a 200-page baseball poem called “A Ride on the Mendoza Line.” One verse reads:
How is it, you ask, I on Giants teams dwell,
And stop this narration to pause and to tell
Of Muggsy’s exploits that were so long ago
When Coogan’s Bluff’s tenants were hits of the Show?
Monday, April 14, 2008
The New York Baseball Giants Nostalgia Society
While most of us here know better, I'm guessing that if you polled the public at large, a surprisingly low number would know that the Giants once played in New York. The New York Baseball Giants Nostalgia Society would not be in that group of ignoramuses: