Doubleday, 1988. Black boards over green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Very good condition . 9 1/2 X 6 1/4. Jacket in a crystal-clear polyester protector. Pages are tight, bright, and clean. Binding very firm and straight. THE GIANTS OF THE POLO GROUNDS: THE GLORIOUS TIMES OF BASEBALLS NY GIANTS. Illustrated with great historical photographs. . The history of the New York Giants baseball club from it's beginnings as the Troy Haymakers of the 1870s to the early years of the National League, into the glory days of John McGraw and Christy Mathewson, the championship teams of the 20s and 30s, the doldrums of the 1940s and into the era of Willie Mays. In our opinion, one of the best baseball-related books of the past 20 years. Authentic signature of Giant legend Carl Hubbell on genuine hall of fame card laid in. 397 pages.