Grandma's Scorebook

Tom Hume’s Debut

  • 1977
  • Debuts & Firsts

Tom Hume makes his debut

Giants 6, Reds 5 in San Francisco

May 25, 1977: Tom Hume made his debut against the Giants in Candlestick Park. He gave up his first hit to Derrel Thomas a single in B1. His first recorded out was a flyball to CF by Willie McCovey in B1. He gave up his first home run to Gary Thomason in B1.

0.1 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO, 1 HR

Grandma wishes him luck, “Tom Hume is making his first M.L. start! Good Luck!!”

May 21, 1977: You can also see in her game notes where Tom Hume is called up from the farm team.