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Former Oakland A’s Manager Tony La Russa Elected to Hall of Fame

December 9, 2013 | 12:53 pm

Former Oakland A’s Manager Tony La Russa Elected to Hall of Fame

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Former A’s manager elected on his first time on the ballot, along with Bobby Cox and Joe Torre.

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Giants Fans Crowd the Bay Area Commute

October 31, 2012 | 8:10 am

Giants Fans Crowd the Bay Area Commute

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Hundreds of thousands of San Francisco Giants fans were expected to line Market Street from the Embarcadero to Civic Center today for the team’s World Series victory parade. That turned this morning’s commute into either a headache or a party, depending on whether you were a fan or just trying to get to the office. […]

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Giants Sweep Tigers For 2nd World Series Win in Three Years

October 28, 2012 | 8:50 pm

Giants Sweep Tigers For 2nd World Series Win in Three Years

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The Giants are set to arrive at San Francisco International Airport at 3 p.m. (via the San Francisco Chronicle) The victory parade will begin at the foot of Market Street at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The parade ends at Civic Center. (via the San Francisco Chronicle) DETROIT (AP) – Kung Fu Panda, The Freak, The Beard […]

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Giants Beat Detroit, Take 2-0 Series Lead

October 25, 2012 | 8:30 pm

Giants Beat Detroit, Take 2-0 Series Lead

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Giant dose of small ball, and suddenly San Francisco finds itself in a most unique position — way ahead in a postseason series. Madison Bumgarner shut down the Detroit Tigers for seven innings, then the Giants took advantage of a bunt that stayed fair to eke out the go-ahead run […]

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Giants Beat Tigers in Game 1 on Sandoval’s 3 Home Runs

October 24, 2012 | 8:38 pm

Giants Beat Tigers in Game 1 on Sandoval’s 3 Home Runs

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval became just the fourth player to hit three home runs in a World Series game, connecting twice against Justin Verlander and once off Al Alburquerque to lead the San Francisco Giants over the Detroit Tigers 8-3 in Wednesday night’s opener. Sandoval hit a solo home run to right-center in […]

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Everything Giants Fans Need to Know About the World Series

October 24, 2012 | 8:30 am

Everything Giants Fans Need to Know About the World Series

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Well Giants fans, this is it. You’ve been with the team through the ups and downs of the first half of the season. You stayed with them when Melky Cabrera was suspended. You cheered as they rallied to the NL West championship. You hung on as they won six elimination games in the postseason. Now […]

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Petaluma Little Leaguers Finish 3d, Return Home

August 27, 2012 | 8:34 am

Petaluma Little Leaguers Finish 3d, Return Home

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Update at 9:40 a.m.: The (almost) conquering heroes are expected to fly into SFO today. Accompanied by bikers from the Rip City Riders, they will travel by limo to the Petaluma Fairgrounds, arriving at about 12:45 p.m. SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Bradley Smith had two doubles and three RBIs, and Logan Douglas struck out […]

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Petaluma Little League Team Wins First World Series Game

August 16, 2012 | 11:25 pm

Petaluma Little League Team Wins First World Series Game

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Update at 2:15 p.m: Petaluma wins! The final score is 6-4. The team goes on to its next game Sunday Aug. 19 at 11 a.m. Pacific time, against the winner of Game 4 which begins at 5 p.m. Thursday — either Kearney, Neb. or Goodlettsville, TN. The game will be televised by ABC and ESPN […]

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Nine Things That Didn’t Happen at the Last Giants Game of the Season — A Fan’s Notes

September 29, 2011 | 12:54 pm

Nine Things That Didn’t Happen at the Last Giants Game of the Season — A Fan’s Notes

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I really wanted to go to the last Giants’ game of the season. What exactly I expected to happen I don’t know — have my favorite players miraculously heal and take the field? Have the Diamondbacks disqualified with the Giants subsequently thrust back into the world of October baseball? When it comes down to it, […]

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Catching Up With the Giants World Series Trophy

February 2, 2011 | 11:16 am

Catching Up With the Giants World Series Trophy

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The Giants’ World Series Trophy has been on tour for about a month now and yesterday made its way to San Jose’s Municipal Stadium, where the San Jose Giants play, for fans to view. On Feb 5 the trophy comes back to San Francisco for what’s being billed as a “KNBR/Giants Fanfest” at AT&T Park, […]

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