Kennedy came to the Giants in 1946 after three years in the army. Wildness curtailed
his effectiveness and he led the NL in walks his rookie year. He won a'P-(((career-high
12 in 1949.
|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» July 3, 1949:
Giants P Monte Kennedy hits a grand slam and shuts out the Dodgers 16-0.|
» May 5, 1952: Paul Minner allows just four hits but loses his 7th straight to the Giants, 3–2. He has never beaten them. Reliever Monte Kennedy allows just one hit in six 1/3 innings for the win.