» July 10, 1951: The Giants bring up 2B Davey Williams, hitting .280 at Minneapolis, and pitcher Al Corwin up. Williams is expected to shore up 2B with Eddie Stanky.
» August 1, 1951:
The Cubs' Eddie Miksis lines a ball to Willie Mays in CF, which caroms off his head for a double, as the Cubs nip the Giants, 3–2. Cal McLish wins over Larry Jansen. The Giants come back in game two behind the shut out pitching of Al Corwin to top the Cubs, 2–0. Bob Kelly is the losing pitcher, while Al Corwin wins his first ML game.
» August 12, 1951: The Giants (59-51) start the day 13 games behind first place Brooklyn (70-36). On Wes Westrum Day at the Polo Grounds, Sal Maglie wins the first game against the Phillies 3–2, and rookie Al Corwin takes the 2nd game 2–1. Eddie Stanky returns to the lineup after a week's absence and has five walks in the two games while leading off. The sweep launches a 16-game win streak and a spurt of 39 wins in 47 games.
» August 19, 1951:
In Philadelphia, the Giants overcome a 4-run deficit to win, 5–4, and cut Brooklyn's lead to eight games. Al Corwin wins in relief, after Bobby Thomson's 2-run homer gets the Giants on the board. The Giants have won nine in a row, with tomorrow a day off.
» August 27, 1951:
The Giants win two more from the Cubs, including a 5–4, twelve-inning complete game victory for Larry Jansen. It is his 17th win. The Cubs score in the top of the 12th, but the Giants score two off Dutch Leonard to win. Behind Al Corwin's pitching and homers by Stanky and Irwin, the Giants take the nitecap, 6–3.
» May 6, 1953:
The NY Giants tie the National League record for the fewest number of assists in a 9-inning game with just one, in a 8–5 win over Chicago. Al Corwin takes the win over Bob Kelly.
» September 4, 1953:
Despite consecutive HRs 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.