After moving to the West Coast in 1958, the Giants baseball organization wasn’t very successful. They’d lost the 1962 World Series in seven games to the New York Yankees, but it was almost a decade later before San Francisco made the playoffs again. Willie McCovey was 33, and Willie Mays was 40. So, it was a young star—Bobby Bonds—who led this Giants squad to the first National League West division title in team history.
The Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again. Is this good for baseball?
The high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.
The San Francisco Giants put a beating on the Pittsburgh Pirates last night. Unlike the Oakland A’s, the Giants came out and got a big lead, and never gave it up. Madbum had madgame last […]
Brandon Crawford became the first shortstop to hit a grand slam in postseason history, and gave the Giants a 4-0 lead they wouldn’t relinquish.
Edinson Volquez’s renaissance began with a simple game of catch. During his brief session with Pittsburgh Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage on that January day at the team’s training facility in Florida, the talented but […]
The Giants and Pirates meet in the playoffs for the first time since 1971. Winner of the National League Wild Card game moves on to the Division Series.
A couple of weeks ago, we took a look at some of the leaders in the AL MVP race. With playoff positioning still up for grabs, the NL race isn’t as clear cut. Here are […]
With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:
With roughly fifty games left in the MLB season, the division races are heating up. Four of the league’s six division leaders are clinging to an advantage of three games or fewer, and there are […]
Here are seven great fan catches using a hat.
Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA (AP Sports) 1933 – Lefty Grove of the Philadelphia A’s became the first pitcher since Aug. 2, 1931 – a span of 308 games – to shut out the New York […]