BILL RIGNEY Still Manager 1965 San Francisco Giants Vintage News Wire Photo

DATE SHOT: 10-22-1965

SUBJECT: Bill Rigney

APPROXIMATE SIZE: 8"x10"

MARKS / STAMPING: Associated Press Wirephoto stamp. Caption is embedded in the obverse image as is typical with wire photos.

ORIGINAL or REPRINT: Type 3 - Second or later-generation photo, printed from a duplicate negative or wire photo process, within about 2 years of when it was shot

COMMENTS / CONDITION: PICTURE OF A HAPPY MAN---SAN FRANCISCO: Bill Rigney wears a big smile at a press conference here today after it was announced that he would again manage the San Francisco Giants in 1960. President Horace Stoneham made the announcement ot the press moments before this picture was made. Rigney led the Giants to a third place finish this past season. He was signed to a one year contract.

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BIO: William Joseph Rigney (Specs, The Cricket) was born in 1918 in Alameda, CA and died in 2001 in Walnut Creek, CA. He played major league baseball from 1946 to 1953 as infielder for the New York Giants, appeared in the 1951 World Series, and was selected in 1948 as an All-Star. He was also was a broadcaster for the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics, and scouted and was briefly in the front office for the A's. He was managing the Giants by the time he was age 38, and went with them to San Francisco. Later, he managed the expansion Los Angeles Angels for their first nine years.

SKU: L11190

Item: L11190

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BILL RIGNEY Still Manager 1965 San Francisco Giants Vintage News Wire Photo
BILL RIGNEY Still Manager 1965 San Francisco Giants Vintage News Wire Photo
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