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Droves of fans greet Giants upon AT&T Park arrivalUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share Tweet
For more than two hours on Monday afternoon, several hundred Giants fans waited patiently on both sides of the AT&T Park driveway, cheering at any passing charter bus in hopes that it would hold their beloved 2012 World Series champions.
Share TweetThe San Francisco Giants' sweep of the Detroit Tigers set a record low for the World Series' television ratings.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetAs tough as the end was for the Tigers, with a World Series sweep at the hands of the Giants culminating on their home field, think about what fans would have given just to see the club play in the Fall Classic when they left Chicago in mid-September.
San Francisco Giants offense didn't scare anyone, but pitching and clutch hitting won them two of last three World SeriesUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetWhen Miguel Cabrera took an 89 mph fastball down the middle for strike three on Sunday night for worst final at-bat in a World Series, he continued a puzzling trend.Source: nydailynews.com
Record social media buzz for champion GiantsUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetThe Giants' World Series-clinching victory over the Tigers on Sunday night had everyone online discussing their latest October triumph.
San Francisco’s five biggest postseason momentsUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetWith the World Series finale and the first wave of celebrations behind us, now might be a good time to reflect on the equally improbable and incredible postseason run the San Francisco Giants went on to secure their seventh World Series championship in …
For Better Or Worse, Barry Zito Is Always There For The GiantsUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetOn October 19, Barry Zito took the mound in St. Louis, with his San Francisco Giants trailing the Cardinals three games to one in the NLCS. He was not the pitcher the Giants would have wanted, one game from elimination. Nine days earlier, in his first s…
Giants fan travels from Afghanistan to Detroit to follow her favorite teamUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetHow dedicated are you to your team? Really? Guess what. Priya Butler has you beat. She flew halfway around the world to see her Giants play, from Afghanistan to Detroit. (No "war zone to war zone" jokes, please. Let's have a little sympathy fo…
Giants Fans, Show Us Your Celebration Pictures And Videos From Last NightUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetReader Tom sent us the video you see above, and it is of what he describes as a "fucking epic" celebration that took place at The Republic in San Francisco after the final out of the World Series. We're inclined to agree with Tom's description…
Fun just starting for newest superpowerUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetDETROIT -- The World Series wasn't a classic. It was over too quickly and lacked the back-and-forth scoring we typically associate with memorable series, especially when viewed against ho-hum League Championship Series. When Miguel Cabrera hit a wind-ai…Source: CNNSI.com
Sergio Romo Struck Out Miguel Cabrera With The Ballsiest Pitch Of The World SeriesUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetWhen Sergio Romo sealed his team's World Series victory with a strikeout of Miguel Cabrera, it was hard not to wonder what the hell Cabrera was thinking. On a 2-2 count, he watched an 89-mph fastball sail right over the middle of the plate, his season e…
Giants fitting champions in postseason of thrillsUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetFrom a Division Series round that went the distance at every turn all the way through the Giants' sweep of the Tigers in the World Series, this was postseason for the ages.
Michael Rosenberg: Good chemistry just part of the science of Giants' championship teamUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetDETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera watched strike three sail by, and finally, for the first time in this World Series, a San Francisco Giant did not know what to do. Sergio Romo stood on the mound and thought: Is that it? Is it over? Did we win? Impossible.Source: CNNSI.com
Bruce Bochy enters Hall of Fame territory with second World Series titleUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetDETROIT - Bruce Bochy doffed his cap to the crowd, ambled down the dugout steps and was swallowed by the innards of Comerica Park toward his second World Series celebration in the past three seasons. A television crew member offered his congratulationsShare TweetPrince Fielder looks like he's talking to himself in this photo. What is he saying? Is he giving himself advice? Encouragement? Threats? Whatever it is, it didn't work. No one person is responsible for the Detroit Tigers getting swept by the San Francis…
Giants prove title is won on the field, not on paperUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetA sweep in the 2012 World Series was not out of the question. Few felt San Francisco could push Detroit to six or even seven games. But it was the Giants who did the sweeping.
Personalities mesh to create Giants among menUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetBuster Posey and his pals have brought two more World Series titles to San Francisco than Willie Mays and Barry Bonds did combined, inviting the big question. How in the world did they do it? What makes this team so special?
Selig pleased with season full of surprisesUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetMoments after presenting the World Series trophy to the San Francisco Giants, Commissioner Bud Selig confided he never expected to see the National League team sweep the powerful Detroit Tigers.
San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro isn't the World Series MVP like Pablo Sandoval, but he got the big hitUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetMarco Scutaro wasn’t always the glue guy on the World Series champs. For a long time he seemed to be the player nobody wanted.
CSN Interviewed Matt Cain While A Urinating Ryan Theriot Looked OnUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetTruly this year's San Francisco Giants are champions of the highest degree. This year's World Series champs, you might say, even piss excellence. [CSN Bay Area] More »
Tweakers, Castoffs, Mystics, and Lil Wayne's Unlikeliest Homie: In Praise of the 2012 San Francisco GiantsUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetI spent Game 5 of the 2010 World Series lying on the floor of my apartment, staring at the ceiling and listening to the San Francisco Giants' local ra...Source: grantland.com
About Last Weekend: San Francisco's TreatUpdated Oct 29, 2012 Share TweetIn case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. The San Francisco Giants are World Series champion...Source: grantland.com
Mike Munchak says Matt Hasselbeck to be Tennessee Titans' QB 'until furthe…Oct 29Titans coach Mike Munchak says Matt Hasselbeck will continue as the team's starting quarterback "until further notice."
East Side -- James Harden trade won't shift 2012-13 NBA landscapeOct 29Israel Gutierrez says James Harden is a good piece, but not enough to turn Houston into a contender
Peter King: Colts' Ballard, Bears' Jennings prove major playmakers in Week…Oct 29"Just landed. Thank you God''