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Play Ball! A’s and Giants Fans Create Their Own T-Shirts

March 29, 2014 | 8:00 am

Play Ball! A’s and Giants Fans Create Their Own T-Shirts

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It’s all good-natured competitive fun as the baseball season gets underway next Monday.

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Baseball Hall of Fame Vote: Barry Bonds Shut Out Again

January 8, 2014 | 12:45 pm

Baseball Hall of Fame Vote: Barry Bonds Shut Out Again

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The cloud of the steroid era still hangs over Giants slugger as Hall of Fame announces electees.

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Class Act: Barry Zito’s Farewell to San Francisco Giants Fans

October 14, 2013 | 6:39 pm

Class Act: Barry Zito’s Farewell to San Francisco Giants Fans

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After seven years marked mostly by disappointment and criticism, the departing pitcher offers thanks.

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American League Playoff Update — Game 4 Final: Tigers 8, A’s 6

October 8, 2013 | 5:00 pm

American League Playoff Update — Game 4 Final: Tigers 8, A’s 6

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Detroit prevails in a must-win game. The series moves back to Oakland for Game 5 on Friday.

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American League Playoff Update: Oakland A’s 6, Detroit Tigers 3

October 7, 2013 | 1:58 pm

American League Playoff Update: Oakland A’s 6, Detroit Tigers 3

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Oakland finally breaks through against Detroit pitching, then turns to its bullpen to seal the win.

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A’s Bill King, Giants’ Duane Kuiper up for Hall of Fame Vote

October 4, 2013 | 4:30 pm

A’s Bill King, Giants’ Duane Kuiper up for Hall of Fame Vote

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A chance for a measure of baseball immortality for two Bay Area announcers.

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Huzzah! Santa Clara Hosts the Vintage Baseball World Series

August 16, 2013 | 11:00 am

Huzzah! Santa Clara Hosts the Vintage Baseball World Series

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It may only be the middle of August, but the World Series is coming to the Bay Area this weekend. The 2013 Legends of Baseball Vintage World Series, that is. It’s a trip back to 1886 when baseball was written as two words, umpires wore top hats, players wore woolen knickerbockers and the fans, or “cranks” […]

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How Can Anyone Hit a 90 mph Fastball? Science Explains!

May 8, 2013 | 2:50 pm

How Can Anyone Hit a 90 mph Fastball? Science Explains!

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Ever wonder how a major league baseball player hits a 90-mph fastball? Ask some researchers at UC Berkeley, who have identified an area of the brain that makes it possible. Look at the numbers alone and hitting a home run seems next to impossible. A fastball takes .4 seconds to reach home plate after it […]

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Watch Singer’s Controversial ‘God Bless America’ Performance at the SF Giants’ Game

October 22, 2012 | 11:51 am

Watch Singer’s Controversial ‘God Bless America’ Performance at the SF Giants’ Game

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If you are going to wear a model of San Francisco on your hat while singing “God Bless America” before a national TV audience, you’d better perform flawlessly. Misa Malone learned that lesson on Sunday when a moment’s hesitation in her rendition of the Irving Berlin tune during a San Francisco Giants National League Championship […]

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Cardinals Beat Giants, Take 2-1 Series Lead

October 17, 2012 | 7:50 pm

Cardinals Beat Giants, Take 2-1 Series Lead

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter hit a two-run homer after subbing for an injured Carlos Beltran and the St. Louis Cardinals chased Matt Cain before a 3½-hour rain delay in the seventh inning of a 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night for a 2-1 NL championship series lead. Kyle Lohse […]

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