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1919 Giants' manager John McGraw sells Slim Sallee to the Reds, but the team will purchase the southpaw back next year. During his five seasons with New York, 'Scatter' compiles a 42-23 (.646) record along with an ERA of 2.26.
1976 The Giants, due to the intervention of San Francisco mayor George Moscone, will stay in the City by the Bay. In a last-minute deal, the Stoneham family sells the team to Bob Lurie and Bud Herseth for $8 million instead of the Labbat's Brewery, which had planned to move the Giants to Canada.
2012 A swarm of bees, that moved down the right field line and settled near the Giants' dugout behind first base, causes two sections of fans to be evacuated, resulting in a 41-minute delay of the Giants' split squad game against the Diamondbacks. The Salt River Fields grounds crew uses a combination of lemonade and cotton candy obtained from the concession stand to lure the buzzing insects away from fans and players.

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