San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame
San Francisco Giants: 1958-1963
San Francisco Giants All-Star: 1962
Oldest of the Alou brothers, Felipe preceded Matty and Jesus in Giants outfield in 1958. A superb right fielder, his bust-out year was 1962, when he hit .316, 25 HR, 98 RBI. Dominican icon managed Giants from 2003-2006, posting 342-304 record and AL West title in 2003.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Hispanic Americans • Sports. In addition, it is included in the San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1962.
Location. 37° 46.759′ N, 122° 23.385′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is at the intersection of King Street and 2nd Street, on the right on King Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Francisco CA 94107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jim Davenport (here, next to this marker); Bobby Bolin (here, next to this marker); Dick Dietz (here, next to this marker); Mike McCormick
Also see . . . Felipe Alou (Wikipedia). "Felipe Rojas Alou (born May 12, 1935) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder, first baseman, and manager. He managed the Montreal Expos (1992–2001) and the San Francisco Giants (2003–2006). The first Dominican to play regularly in the major leagues, he is the most prominent member of one of the sport's most notable families of the late 20th century: he was the oldest of the trio of baseball-playing brothers that included Matty and Jesús, who were both primarily outfielders, and his son Moisés was also primarily an outfielder; all but Jesús have been named All-Stars at least twice. His son Luis, in turn, manages the New York Mets.... During his 17-year career spent with the Giants, Milwaukee & Atlanta Braves, Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, Montreal Expos, and Milwaukee Brewers, Alou played all three outfield positions regularly (736 games in right field, 483 in center, 433 in left),
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