Who Won the 1959
MLB NL Rookie Of The Year

Willie McCovey

San Francisco Giants

1958 MLB NL Rookie Of The Year Winner
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Hall of Famer Willie McCovey on His Loving Childhood Home in the Segregated South

Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Willie McCovey, 79, is a former first baseman for the San Francisco Giants who played in the major leagues from 1959 to 1980. He hit 521 career home runs and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1986. He spoke with Marc Myers. The South of my ...

1959 MLB NL Rookie Of The Year Winner Willie McCovey News

Dick Allen's career profiled in new book

The Philadelphia Tribune
His on-base percentage plus slugging (165) is better than Hall of Famers Willie McCovey (161), Hank Aaron (159), Willie Stargell (153), Roberto Clemente (151), Willie Mays (148) and Harmon Killebrew (148). Allen's statistics and accomplishments will be ...

1959 MLB NL Rookie Of The Year Winner Willie McCovey News

New Bern's Bobby Perry a local baseball hero

New Bern Sun Journal
“Bobby got traded to the Angels because the Giants had Willie Mays in centerfield,” Midgette said. Perry was “stuck” behind one of the greatest statistical players of all time in Mays on a Giants team that also had Willie McCovey and Orlando Cepeda.

1959 MLB NL Rookie Of The Year Winner Willie McCovey News

5 Giants, A's and baseball books for your summer reading list

San Francisco Chronicle
Other players who get their own chapters with several firsthand anecdotes include Marichal, Willie McCovey — appropriately titled “The Nicest Man” — and Barry Bonds. Other chapters include storytelling about the three championship seasons. Through it ...

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