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Juan Marichal

San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame

 
 
Juan Marichal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 17, 2020
1. Juan Marichal Marker
Inscription.  
San Francisco Giants: 1960-1973 · Hall Of Fame: 1983
Giants Retired Number: 27
San Francisco Giants All-Star: 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1971
All-Star Game Most Valuable Player: 1965

"Dominican Dandy" is the greatest pitcher in San Francisco Giants history. He holds the records for Innings, Career (3,444), Wins, Career (238), Wins, Season (26) in 1968, Complete Games, Career (244), Complete Games, Season (80) in 1968, Shutouts, Career (52), Shutouts, Season (10) in 1965, Strikeouts, Career (2,281) and Lowest ERA Career (2.84). He pitched a 1-0 no-hitter vs. Houston (Candlestick Park, June 15, 1963) and he pitched all 16 innings to defeat Milwaukee 1-0 later that year.

 
Erected 2008.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansHispanic AmericansSports. A significant historical date for this entry is June 15, 1963.
 
Location. 37° 46.754′ N, 122° 23.389′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on King Street north
Juan Marichal Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 17, 2020
2. Juan Marichal Marker - wide view
The Marichal marker is in the bottom row, second from the left.
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of 3rd Street, on the right. 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 Ray Hart (here, next to this marker); Willie Mays (here, next to this marker); Bobby Bonds (here, next to this marker); Willie McCovey (here, next to this marker); Gaylord Perry (here, next to this marker); Tito Fuentes (here, next to this marker); John Montefusco (here, next to this marker); Mike McCormick (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
Also see . . .
1. Juan Marichal - Baseball Hall of Fame Biographies (YouTube, 50 sec.). (Submitted on June 25, 2021.)
2. July 2, 1963: Marichal outduels Spahn in 16-inning thriller (SABR). SABR tells the story of a great pitching duel. (Submitted on June 25, 2021.) 

3. Juan Marichal (Wikipedia).
"Juan Antonio Marichal Sánchez (born October 20, 1937) (nicknamed The Dominican Dandy) is a Dominican former professional baseball player. He played as a right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball, most notably for the San Francisco Giants. Marichal was known for his high leg kick, pinpoint control and durability....

Marichal also played for the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers for the final two seasons of his career. Although he won more games than any other pitcher during the 1960s, he appeared in only one World Series game and he was often overshadowed by his contemporaries
Juan Marichal baseball card image. Click for full size.
Stephen M. Falatko, Topps Company, Inc. (courtesy of the National Museum of American History), 1971
3. Juan Marichal baseball card
Sandy Koufax and Bob Gibson in post-season awards. Marichal was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983."
(Submitted on June 25, 2021.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 87 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on June 25, 2021.

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