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Oops! LA Times reporter apologizes for error in piece about Giants

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

No Known Restrictions Polo Grounds during World Series Game, 1913 from the Bain Collection (LOC) (434431507).jpgIn a column-length correction, LA Times San Francisco bureau chief (and San Francisco resident) Maria L. La Ganga, apologizes after writing in a post-World Series piece that the Giants moved from Brooklyn, rather than Manhattan, lo those many years ago: “My brain and I have finally reconnected, thanks to an outpouring of emails (mostly gracious) and some online comments (much less so).”

Of course that was another California baseball team that moved from Brooklyn.

Image: The Polo Grounds in upper Manhattan, where the Giants played baseball until moving to San Francisco after the 1957 season. It was demolished in 1964. Photo is from the 1913 World Series.

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