New York Giants

New York Giants logo with the letters N and Y superimposed

Objects related to the New York Giants featured in the Baseball: America’s Home Run exhibition.

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Polo Grounds home plate, September 29, 1957
Loan from The Stephen Wong Collection

Thousands of fans rushed the field after the New York Giants’ final game at the Polo Grounds. One of them, Jack O’Donnell, managed to pick up home plate. In the 1960s, a historical marker was placed to indicate the original location of this artifact.