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World Series Trophy Going on Tour

December 15, 2010 | 2:24 pm

World Series Trophy Going on Tour

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It may not have the appeal of, say, Lady Gaga, but the Giants World Series Trophy is going on tour. Spanning the Bay Area from Santa Cruz to Sonoma, and ranging as far as Medford, OR; Scottsdale, AZ, Cooperstown, and New York City, the tour — known affectionately as The World Champions Trophy Tour Presented […]

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Relive the World Series, This Time With Kruk and Kuip

December 9, 2010 | 3:48 pm

Relive the World Series, This Time With Kruk and Kuip

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Remember during the World Series, when you drove yourself to distraction trying to figure out a way to synch up KNBR’s radio broadcast with Fox’s TV feed, because you: a) Wanted to listen to Kruk and Kuip b) Did not want to listen to Joe Buck and Tim McCarver c) All of the above There […]

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Giants’ Parade Today 11 a.m.

November 3, 2010 | 9:22 am

Giants’ Parade Today 11 a.m.

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Bay Area residents are probably glad that the winner of the World Series wasn’t put to a vote. One can imagine some Texas Rangers’ political consultant cutting a devastating “Fear the Beard” ad complete with ominous stentorian voice-over and a guest appearance by a two-headed Barry Bonds/Nancy Pelosi chimera. But that ain’t happening. Pelosi is […]

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Giants’ Esoterica: Dave Eggers’ Sketches, Video: Do You Feel Sorry for Texas?, More…

November 2, 2010 | 9:29 am

Giants’ Esoterica: Dave Eggers’ Sketches, Video: Do You Feel Sorry for Texas?, More…

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There is so much World Series material on the web, we thought a little esoteric curation might prove useful. Some things that caught our eye this morning: Dave Eggers’ sketches (Bay Citizen) – a visual take on Game 1 by the San Francisco author Bay Citizen videos: Would you name your baby after Tim Lincecum? […]

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Giants Beat Texas 3-1, Win World Series For First Time Since 1954

November 1, 2010 | 7:20 pm

Giants Beat Texas 3-1, Win World Series For First Time Since 1954

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FROM ASSOCIATED PRESS: Buster Posey caught the final strike, started to rush the mound, then stopped and turned toward the dugout. The rookie catcher wasn’t quite sure what to do or where to go. Hard to blame him, either. It’s not as if the San Francisco Giants win the World Series every day. More than […]

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October 31, 2010 | 8:20 pm

Bumgarner Pitches Giants to Brink of Series Crown

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(AP) ARLINGTON, Texas – The rookie pitched way beyond his years, sending a shudder through Rangers Ballpark. Madison Bumgarner dominated for eight innings, Aubrey Huff and Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants put on a fielding clinic in Game 4, beating Texas 4-0 on Sunday night to move within one win of that […]

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The Other Team: An A’s Fan Speaks Out

October 29, 2010 | 11:02 am

The Other Team: An A’s Fan Speaks Out

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This merits it’s own post: Justin Lafferty’s Knuckeblog entry titled Why I’m not rooting for the Giants. An excerpt: Giants fans may not see the A’s as your rival, but A’s fans do, in a weird “Oakland is the stepchild of San Francisco” way. Rooting for the Giants, especially now, is like selling out and […]

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October 29, 2010 | 10:10 am

The Giants: It’s Personal

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Since we’re smack in the middle of not just Giants’ fever, but Giants’ pandemonium-bordering-on-religious-hysteria, this lovely, even-keeled personal reflection on the childhood roots of Giants’ fandom, from Jerie Sandholtz Jacobs, might prove salutary. The piece aired Thursday on KQED’s Perspectives.

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October 28, 2010 | 8:15 pm

Cain gives Giants 9-0 win, 2-0 World Series lead

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(AP) Fans jumped up and down, shaking orange pompoms, waving scarves and chanting “Sweep! Sweep!” While the Giants are looking more and more like a baseball juggernaut, they’re only halfway to their first World Series title in 56 years. They hope to wrap it up on the road. “We’ve just got to take that confidence […]

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Giants Take Game 1, 11-7

October 27, 2010 | 8:38 pm

Giants Take Game 1, 11-7

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Sanchez, Giants Batter Lee In World Series Opener (AP) The San Francisco Giants turned the World Series opener into an extra long round of batting practice — against Cliff Lee and the Texas Rangers. Freddy Sanchez sprayed balls down the lines. Cody Ross and Aubrey Huff hit line drives up the middle. Juan Uribe launched […]

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