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Giants Explode for 16 Hits, Top Pirates 8-4

May 3, 1962 - Willie Mays greeted the relief appearance of Elroy Face with a double to spark a 4-run rally in the eighth inning for the San Francisco Giants’ ninth straight victory, an 8-4 triumph over the Pittsburgh Pirates today. Jack Sanford, posting his third triumph of the season against one defeat, became San Francisco’s seventh consecutive starter to go the distance. The National League leaders exploded for 16 hits.

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