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Facebook Fandom Map Shows Giants’ Popularity Surging Past Dodgers

Facebook has released its annual Major League Baseball fandom map showing the World Series champion San Francisco Giants increasing its fan base across U.S. counties, overtaking that of arch-rival Los Angeles Dodgers.

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

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants acknowledges the crowd after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bumgarner Warns ‘Sissy Hands’ Perils In Commercial For Carhartt

We don’t need an ad to tell us the San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner is hero, but it’s always great to see him in action.

03/26/2015

A's fans coliseum

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

A general view during Game Five of the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals at AT&T Park on October 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Forbes Lists Giants Fans Among Best In Baseball; Team Doubles In Value To $2 Billion

A report rating the best fans in Major League Baseball has found the San Francisco Giants, fresh off their third World Series title in five years, tied for fifth in the league, while the Oakland A’s fans did not make the top ten.

03/25/2015

MoMo's (credit: Randy Yagi)

5 Bars Near AT&T Park To Take-In On Opening Day

Five of the best sports bars near AT&T Park to watch opening day

03/25/2015

A view of the demolition of Candlestick Park with the 1970s-era addition to the stadium in the process of coming down. (Ron Cervi)

Candlestick Park Demolition Offering Stark Images Of Disintegrating Stadium

There was a time when the popular preference for doing away with Candlestick Park was for a spectacular implosion, much like has been done with other stadiums with the signature moment captured in videos and photos.

03/24/2015

AT&T Park (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

5 Must-Visit Baseball Stadiums In The USA

The history, architecture and the fans are what make going to a baseball game an exciting adventure. All of these factor into what helps some of these stadiums make the must-see lists for all baseball fans.

03/24/2015

Will Ferrell throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the Chicago Cubs Miami Marlins game at Wrigley Field on July 18, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Ferrell Takes Posey’s Usual Spot, Intentionally Walks Batter In Brief Giants Career

As part of Will Ferrell’s day as a major leaguer, the comedian took the spot usually occupied by Buster Posey in the San Francisco Giants lineup on Thursday.

03/13/2015

Will Ferrell and Rickey Henderson. (Photo Credit: Major League Baseball)

John Madden: Will Ferrell ‘Lacks Respect’ By Playing In Spring Training Games

Madden said he won’t be tuning in when the actor and comedian takes the field at five Arizona Cactus League games, playing all nine positions.

03/12/2015