DETROIT, Mich. (Bleacher Report) — In the current sports media landscape, words like “great,” “elite” and “dynasty” probably get thrown out there a little too easily, a little too frequently.
The impulse—as fans, analysts and reporters—to try and separate the truly exceptional from the very good seems to get stronger every day. By establishing where the bar is set, it can be determined (or argued) where everyone else lines up after that.
But there’s air time and website space to fill and you can always strike up a discussion or argument over whose team is better, which players are better.
In the case of the San Francisco Giants, however, the word “dynasty” has to be used when talking about what this team has accomplished in recent years. With a 2-0 lead over the Detroit Tigers in the World Series, the Giants are on the verge of winning their second championship in three seasons. That may not be a dynasty just yet, but it’s definitely close.
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