» August 26th, 1953: Giants OF Dusty Rhodes, hitting just .167, connects for three HRs in a row at the Polo Grounds in a 13-4 win over the Cardinals. Teammate Al Dark goes 5-for-5 with his own HR.
» June 20th, 1954: Bobby Hofman, Wes Westrum, and Dusty Rhodes hit consecutive HRs in the sixth inning, as the Giants defeat St. Louis to stay 1/2 game ahead of the Dodgers.
» July 28th, 1954: Giants OF Dusty Rhodes hits three consecutive HRs at the Polo Grounds to back Johnny Antonelli's 10-0 whipping of St. Louis. It is Antonelli's 10th consecutive win. Willie Mays smacks his 36th HR, a 447 foot clout to LF.
» August 29th, 1954: Giants Dusty Rhodes has six extra base hits, two doubles, 2 triples, and 2 HRs in 2 games, as the Giants split
with the Cardinals, winning 5-4 and losing 74.
» September 29th, 1954: In Game 1 of the WS, Willie Mays of the Giants makes
one of the greatest catches in history when he races
back to deep CF in the Polo Grounds to make an over-the-head
catch of Indian Vic Wertz's 462-foot drive in the
8th with the score tied at 2-2. Wertz drove in
the 2 runs in the first with a triple. In the
10th, Dusty Rhodes hits a pinch-hit, 3-run, 260-foot
HR off Bob Lemon to give the Giants a 5-2 victory.