Lon Simmons

Lon Simmons: More Than A Broadcaster

I grew up idolizing Lon Simmons and called the play-by-play every chance I got. Be it a football game, a whiffle ball game, even my All-Star baseball board game. The venue never mattered much to me, as long as I had the chance to be Lon Simmons.

04/06/2015

Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the Opening Day MLB game at Chase Field on April 6, 2015 in Phoenix. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Bumgarner, Giants Defeat D-Backs To Begin World Series Title Defense

Madison Bumgarner pitched seven strong innings and the San Francisco Giants opened defense of their third World Series title in five years with a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.

04/06/2015

Lew Wolff

Oakland A’s Owner Lew Wolff Says Move To San Jose ‘Not Worth A Nasty Battle’

Oakland A’s owner Lew Wolff said a possible move to San Jose is “not worth a nasty battle” over territorial rights with the San Francisco Giants, and is hopeful the city’s new mayor can help them get a new stadium built in Oakland.

04/06/2015

Lon Simmons addresses the audience after recieving the Ford C. Frick Award during the National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies on July 25, 2004 at the Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Hall Of Fame Broadcaster Lon Simmons Dies At 91; Beloved Voice Of Giants, 49ers, A’s

Hall of Fame sports broadcaster Lon Simmons, whose voice was known and loved by generations of Giants, 49ers and A’s fans, has died at the age of 91.

04/05/2015

Giants v. A's Preseason 2015

Posey Homers For Giants In 4-0 Win Over A’s

Matt Cain pitched four effective innings, Buster Posey hit his 1st home run of the spring and the Giants beat the A’s 4-0 on Friday night.

04/03/2015

Jeremy Affeldt #41 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Kansas City Royals in the second inning of Game Seven of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Giants Pitcher Asks Fellow Christians To ‘Show Love Of Jesus’ To LGBT Community

Veteran Giants Pitcher Jeremy Affeldt says it’s time for his fellow Christians to realize that Jesus loves everyone, including members of the “gay community.”

04/02/2015

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Cubs Favored Over Giants To Win World Series?

The Vegas odds are out on the upcoming baseball season and it’s the latest sign that Armageddon is at hand.

04/01/2015

Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics is tagged out attempting to steal second base by Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants during the third inning at AT&T Park on July 9, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s, Giants Renew Preseason Rivalry In Bay Bridge Series Ahead Of 2015 Regular-Season Openers

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — With the 2015 Major League Baseball season just days away, the Bay Area’s teams are gearing up for their annual preseason Bay Bridge series and temporary bragging rights, until the […]

04/01/2015

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A’s Closer, Girlfriend Buying Tickets To Fill Stands For LGBT Pride Night

The Oakland A’s will be hosting their first LGBT Pride night in June and the girlfriend of A’s closer Sean Doolittle wants to make sure the stands are packed.

03/31/2015

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KCBS Sports Fans: Forget Your Formula – A’s And Giants Fans Are The Best

The good people at Forbes clobbered together some kind of mathematical mumbo-jumbo to “prove” that San Francisco Giants fans are only the fifth-best in baseball (tied with Milwaukee Brewers fans), and that A’s fans don’t even make the top 10.

03/26/2015

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Coach Jim Harbaugh’s Oddly Captured Photos

We salute the man who lead the San Francisco 49ers in the past several years, Coach Jim Harbaugh! Oddly enough, he doesn’t take flattering pictures or photographers capture the strangest moments during the games. We collected some of the best right here…

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