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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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Jun 12, 2016; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; A major league baseball rest in the grass prior to the game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 12, 2016; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; A major league baseball rest in the grass prior to the game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

#3:Darrell Evans (1976-1983)

WAR: 21.3

Before Matt Williams took over as the Giants franchise third baseman, Darrell Evans was the previous player to hold down the hot-corner for as long as he did. Evans numbers during his time with SF were good, but took a dip from what he accomplished before coming over to the Bay. Before he was a Giant, he had a career-best season as an Atlanta Brave, hitting .281 with 41 homers and 104 RBI’s. With the Giants, he played along side players such as: Willie McCovey, Jack Clark, Joe Morgan, Chili Davis and Bob Brenly. Evans would later on finish up his career with the Detroit Tigers, before being elected into the Hallf Of Fame.

Playing on teams with smaller home run numbers, Evans stood out as a power threat in the middle of the order. During his time as a Giant, he averaged 17 home runs and 65 RBI’s over his eight year Giants career. Defensively, Evans was average. He was not all that flashy with the leather, and had similar numbers to Pablo Sandoval.

Stats with the Giants:

AVG: .255 H: 952 HR: 142 RBI’S: 525 OBP: .358

Evans awards and accomplishments:

Hall of Fame: 1995

All-Star: 1973, 1983

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