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Starting at the beginning of the regular season, we will once again be using gentleman George and his vast knowledge of baseball stats in our annual trivia contest and history pages.  George managed 10 years in the Crystal Lake & Lake in the Hills, Illinois leagues for players 15 to 19 years old.

Week 5 Answer: Ski "Spinach" Melillo was a slick infielder with weak batting stats for the Browns who coached for many years.
Guessed correctly first by: Jonathan Needham of the Giants

Week 6: The New York Giants

Did you know? The Giants played in New York for 75 years and won 15 pennants and 5 World Series.  Hall of Famer John McGraw managed 10 pennant winners.
Did you know?
Bill Terry of the Giants managed three pennant winners and also was the last National leaguer to hit .400.
Did you know? Four Giants pitchers won the pitching Triple Crown (ERA, strikeouts, wins) including twice by Christy Matthewson.
Did you know? Mel Ott won 6 home run titles with the New York Giants.

Metro League Champions?
2015 Senior Giants. Players remaining: JamesWoods with the Athletics, Kyler Hammonds with the Indians, and Mason Metscher with the Sunset DevilRays

Week Six Trivia Question: Daddio would be proud of any son who played 8 years in the Bigs, including stretches on five pennant winners in spite of only being a Yankee for a moment.  Who is this Giant?
Clue #1: He was also a Cardinal.

Coming Week 7: The Kansas City Athletics

*First correct guess each week wins *emails submitted from the site are date and time stamped.
*a new winner is chosen each week unless only previous winners guess correctly.

*weekly prize package includes a large pizza from Papa Murphy's, a $10 gift card courtesy of Play it Again Sports, and a baseball cap from existing league stock.
***Participants are limited to summer 2018 players in the Metro league.