Archive for the 'Giants' Category

The World Series went seven games, but it might not have been as exciting as the rest of the playoffs.

The story of the franchise’s eight titles is replete with oddities, colorful characters, and some of the best players ever.

With the Giants back in the postseason, it’s an appropriate time to examine how a home run comes to land in McCovey Cove.

The attention of the baseball world was overwhelmingly on New York the year of the first televised World Series. And with good reason.

Several years after Jackie Robinson’s barrier-breaking, integration of baseball was far from complete.

It’s a grasshopper with a bad back trying to jump out of a paper bag. It’s … unsettling.

An in-depth conversation about one of baseball’s most famous fights.

Some teams are reliable performers, others are far from it

Which team’s symbol is the most ferocious?

A look back at the recently fired longtime skipper.

And a PCL legend is born

The Dodgers win the pennant! The Dodgers win the pennant!

Which teams, currently on the outside looking in, have the best odds of sneaking into the playoffs?

We enter the closing weeks of summer, and this division’s race is looking quite done.

Just out of the All-Star break, is the season going the way our predictions expected?

Nobody has managed to pile up more losses than this crew.

Steve re-examines five NL West interrogatories in light of 50 games worth of evidence.

Is it better for young players to sign long-term deals or go year to year?

Can six weeks of performance overcome years of inertia?

A great, yet little-known, World Series pitching performance.