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San Francisco Giants top-five third-basemen of all time

Apr 13, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; A detail view of a baseball on the field prior to a game between the Kansas City Royals and the Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 13, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; A detail view of a baseball on the field prior to a game between the Kansas City Royals and the Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
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Apr 13, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; A detail view of a baseball on the field prior to a game between the Kansas City Royals and the Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 13, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; A detail view of a baseball on the field prior to a game between the Kansas City Royals and the Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

#5: Jim Davenport (1958-1970)

WAR: 18.2

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:

All-Star: 1962

Gold Glove: 1962

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