The color of dirt — one of the Giants’ all-time characters dies at 73

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first_imgAlan Gallagher, while playing third base for Santa Clara University, once compiled a 25-game hit streak while wearing the same (unwashed) uniform and undergarments. While attending a football game with a date, he participated in a greased pig chase at halftime. He returned to his date with grease covering his shirt. It’s how he was dressed at the post-game dance.As a member of the Giants, he seemed to spend half the time on his belly or his backside. His given name was Alan Mitchell Edward …last_img

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