#5: Jim Davenport (1958-1970)
Most Giants fans know the name Jim Davenport, as he’s a favorite in the organization. Davenport played his entire career with the Giants, starting as a rookie in 1958 and ending in 1970. Davenport was a smaller guy, not known for his power. Overall, he wasnt much of an offensive threat, except in 1962 where he was voted to the National League All-Star team. On the flip-side, Davenport was a solid defensive third-baseman. Winning a gold glove in 1962, Davenport also boasted a career .964 fielding percentage. In his career, he played baseball greats such as Willie Mays, Orlando Cepeda, and Willie McCovey.
Stats with the Giants:
AVG: .258 H: 1142 HR: 77 RBI’S: 456 OBP: .318
Davenport’s awards and accomplishments:
Gold Glove: 1962