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Bobby Hofman from the Chronology
Sep 25, 1955 - In Durocher's last game as manager Bobby Hofman underscores the tone of the season for the Giants as he lines into a 9th inning season-ending triple play against the Phillies in a 3-1 loss. Seemingly wanting to end the season quickly the Giants hit into double plays in the 7th and 8th. The Giants win the opener 5-2 as Willie Mays belts his 51st HR of the year. Mays ties John Mize for the team record.
Sep 21, 1954 - Before an Ebbets Field crowd of 4467 the New York Giants top the Dodgers 5-2 behind a combined five-hitter by Ruben Gomez and Jim Hearn. Bobby Hofman playing 3B for the injured Thomson hits a first-inning grand slam. In the batting race Mays and Mueller are both 2-for-3 while Snider is 1-for-4.
Jun 20, 1954 - Bobby Hofman Wes Westrum and Dusty Rhodes hit consecutive HRs in the 6th inning as the Giants defeat St. Louis 7-6 to stay a half game ahead of the Dodgers. The clouts by Hofman and Rhodes are pinch homers. For the 2nd day in a row Repulski belts a triple and homer for the Birds: yesterday's was inside-the-park. The Cards strand 17 runners one short of the ML record.
May 12, 1954 - The Reds Harry Perkowksi faces just 27 batters in 9 innings but loses 2-1 to the Giants. He allows just 2 hits a dna walk thorugh 8 innings. After a walk in the 9th PH Bobby Hofman the 27th batter Perky faces hits a game-ending homer.
Sep 4, 1953 - Despite consecutive homers by Wes Westrum Al Corwin and Whitey Lockman in the 3rd the Giants lose to the Dodgers 8-6 in a game marred by beanballs and disagreements on calls. Following a Clem Labine brushback on Giants IF Bobby Hofman Larry Jansen throws at Duke Snider and Roy Campanella in the 8th.
May 10, 1953 - Pittsburgh IF Eddie and Johnny O'Brien become the first twins to play for the same team in the same game when Johnny enters the nitecap of a Giants game on defense and Eddie later pinch runs. But the Giants take the twinbill 4-0 behind Sal Maglie's 3-hitter and 3-2. In game 2 Jim Hearn comes within 2 outs of his 13th straight over the Pirates but falters and Hiller wins in relief. Bobby Hofman's pinch HR in the 9th wins it.