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    Oct 8, 1958 - The Giants send pitchers Ernie Broglio and Marv Grissom to St. Louis for Billy Muffett‚ C Hobie Landrith‚ and Ben Valenzuela. The Card win this swap as Broglio will blossom into a star.

    Oct 7, 1958 - The Cards keep shuffling as they send C Hobie Landrith‚ P Bill Moffett‚ and 3B Benny Valenzuela to the Giants for pitchers Marv Grissom and Ernie Broglio.

    Jun 11, 1954 - At Wrigley‚ the Giants get a 9th inning homer by Ray Kaat‚ his first in the majors‚ to tie the Cubs at 4 apiece. But Eddie Miksis hits the first pitch in the 10th for a catwalk HR to left to give the Cubs and Jim Davis the 5-4 win. The loser is Davis's uncle Marv Grissom. The two teams combine for 9 errors.

    May 28, 1954 - At the Polo Grounds‚ the Giants whip the Dodgers 17-6 with a 6-HR barrage. Four of the HRs come in the 8th as Davey WilliamsAlvin DarkMonte Irvin‚ and Billy Gardner connect off Ben Wade. Whitey Lockman‚ in the 1st‚ and Willie Mays‚ in the 2nd account for the other two. Brooklyn scores a run in the 6th when Giants P Marv Grissom balks home Rube Walker from 3B. Catcher Ray Katt is at fault‚ having called a time out when Grissom is in his windup.

    Apr 24, 1954 - Marv Grissom and the Giants shut out the Phils‚ 1-0‚ at the Polo Grounds. Whitey Lockman's 300-foot HR off Robin Roberts is the only score.

    Jul 1, 1953 - The Red Sox send P Marv Grissom to the Giants for cash. Grissom will win 10 games in 1954 and stay with the Giants for 5 years. He will also team up in 1954 with his nephew Jim Davis‚ the first time this has happened.

    Feb 10, 1953 - The White Sox send pitchers Marv Grissom‚ Bill Kennedy and Hal Brown to the Red Sox for 33-year-old infielder Vern Stephens. A perennial All-Star in the 1940s‚ Stephens' best years are behind him.

    Jul 3, 1952 - The White Sox take two from the Browns‚ 6-3 and 12-3‚ to gain 2nd place in the AL. The first game‚ a completion‚ of an April 27 game takes 4 innings‚ with Chuck Stobbs emerging the winner. Stobbs gets a save in the nitecap‚ taking over for Marv Grissom. Eddie Robinson knocks in 7 runs in the pair‚ including two 3-run homers in the nitecap.

    Jun 22, 1952 - At Chicago‚ Bob Kuzava shuts out the White Sox‚ 3-0‚ for New York. Yogi Berra homers for the Yanks. In the nitecap at Comiskey Park‚ Mantle provides New York's only scoring with a homer‚ as Marv Grissom wins for Chicago‚ 2-1.

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