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BRIAN GILES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Orange, Shaved, and Underrated

Mention Brian Giles to a San Diegan, and there’s a good chance you’ll get a look/comment of disgust in response. Perhaps it’s in response to domestic violence allegations in his final season, which I’d agree is an appropriate response. However, there’s a serious misconception in San Diego about Brian Giles, with many fans believing Giles was an inadequate performer (or...
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August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Random Athlete Of The Day- Marcus Giles

Marcus Giles, younger brother of Brian Giles, is from San Diego, CA (which is not Spanish for a whale’s vagina) and went to Granite Hills High School followed by Grossmont College, which is a community college that mostly serves as a transition school to the UC’s.  After Grossmont, Giles was selected by the Atlanta Braves in the 53rd round of the 1996 MLB Draft….can you say...
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April 05, 2012  |  Discuss

This Date in Pirates History: January 20

Born on this date in 1971 was outfielder Brian Giles who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1999 until 2003. He was an amateur draft pick of the Cleveland Indians in 1989 and it took until 1995 for him to make his major league debut. He played four seasons in Cleveland, hitting .284 with 39 homers in 299 games before they traded him to the Pirates on November 18, 1998 in exchange...
Via Pirates Prospects
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

This Date in Pirates History: November 18

On this date in 1998 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded pitcher Ricardo Rincon to the Cleveland Indians for outfielder Brian Giles. The trade was a one-sided win for the Pirates as Giles was an all-star outfielder and Rincon was a lefty reliever, who pitched 207 games for the Indians but only amassed 154.1 innings over four seasons and his last two years there his ERA was well over 4...
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November 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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