The Author returns to report on a poignant event in baseball's history GIANTS BID FAREWELL FANS RUN AMOK AFTER LAST GAME AT POLO GROUNDS NEW YORK FALLS TO PIRATES, 9-1, IN FINALE

October 1992
Sports Illustrated;10/27/1992, p17
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