From the Stick to the Cove: My Six Decades with the San Francisco Giants
DescriptionDay in, day out, Mike Murphy has been a constant presence with the San Francisco Giants since the team moved west in 1958. The clubhouse at Oracle Park bears his name, and in the jubilant aftermath of the team's 2010 World Series victory, Buster Posey told Murphy, "We did it for you, we got your ring." If you know the Giants, you know "Murph." In From the Stick to the Cove, the beloved longtime clubhouse manager reflects on over six decades of incredible memories, from getting his start as a bat boy and first meeting his idol Willie Mays, to unexpected celebrity encounters, to his role as a father figure for more recent generations of Giants.
Triumph Books (IL)
May 12, 2020
5.5 X 1.0 X 8.4 inches | 0.75 pounds
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About the Author
Mike Murphy has worked for the San Francisco Giants since the team moved west in 1958. He began his career as a bat boy and eventually served as a longtime equipment manager. The Giants clubhouse at Oracle Park is named the Mike Murphy Clubhouse. Chris Haft is a writer for MLB.com. He is the author of If These Walls Could Talk: San Francisco Giants and the co-author of a book on the Giants' 2010 World Series title, This Is Our Time. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Haft graduated from Stanford University and has two daughters, Samantha and Stephanie. While playing from 1951 to 1972 for the Giants, Mays became one of the best baseball players in the history of the game. He resides in San Francisco, California.