Tim Lincecum intends to donate $25,000 to help Bryan Stow, the comatose Giants fan who suffered a skull fracture in a brutal beating in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium after the first baseball game of the season.
“I encourage Giants fans to support Mr. Stow in a positive way and hope there are not any more unfortunate acts between fans in this great rivalry,” the pitcher wrote on Facebook. Read More
Giants pitching ace Tim Lincecum posted a Facebook message Thursday saying he will donate $25,000 to the Bryan Stow Fund, to help the comatose fan who suffered a skull fracture after he was brutally beaten in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium March 31 after the first game of the season.
“I encourage Giants fans to support Mr. Stow in a positive way and hope there is not any more unfortunate acts between fans in this great rivalry,” Lincecum wrote. Read More
This baseball season, all eyes will be on the Giants. As winners of the 2010 World Series, they’ve reached celebrity status and the eyes of America will be watching more than just their playing style. Who’s fit and who’s fat? Who’s tough and gruff? Who do the ladies love? Has success gone to their heads, or just their hairdos?
Click on the photo at right to see a slideshow of our favorite Giants before and after winning the World Series. Read More
It was just one game, but the Giants’ 2-1 loss to the Dodgers in the season opener in Los Angeles showed how difficult it will be for them to repeat, just as division champions.
New Dodgers manager Don Mattingly has his team playing up to its considerable ability. Center fielder Matt Kemp, the poster boy for sloth, hustled throughout and scored the run that put the Dodgers ahead in the seventh inning. Read More
Another season, but for the Giants, not another season. A season in which they are no longer misfits but winners. A season in which they are no longer unappreciated, but admired. A season to follow the season of them all.
Opening Day has arrived, a first game on the last day of March against the Dodgers in Los Angeles, the Dodgers, who for decades drew envy and enmity from fans of the Giants. Until 2010. Read More
The Giants have to buck some strong historical trends as they attempt to repeat as World Series champions.Only three National League teams have ever won back-to-back world championships, the last being the Cincinnati Reds’ “Big Red Machine” of 1975-76. Earlier, it was the New York Giants in 1921-22. The other team? Surprise: It was the Chicago Cubs, who won in 1907 and 1908 — and haven’t won since. Read More
It wasn’t an escape. Not according to Tim Lincecum, although some might view it exactly as that. He simply headed north, back to the state of Washington and away from the state of hysteria in which, metaphorically, he had found himself.
“It was like going home for the weekend for most people,” said Lincecum of his ... well, maybe retreat is too strong a word. Let’s say escape from the world of questions, notepads and, yes, baseball. Read More
A San Francisco Japanese bilingual bicultural program raised $22,000 in a last-minute fundraiser to help the victims affected by the earthquake and tsunami last week.According to the San Francisco Unified School District officials when parents heard of the quake -- which struck off the coast of Japan, March 10 and registered at a 9.0 magnitude -- they sprung in to action to organize a fundraiser to help with relief. Read More
A YouTube video has been making its rounds on Facebook walls and into chat windows everywhere, featuring a man with an uncanny resemblence to our very own ace, Tim Lincecum. Read More
Nothing brings a “Ho-hum, what’s new?” response more often from a Giants fan than using Brian Wilson and the word “interesting” in the same sentence.
Wilson has taken interesting to the limits ever since he first put on Orange and Black — even before the beard — not only as a personality, but as a closer. Read More