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Mission District Sideshow

Caught On Video: Sideshow In Mission District After Giants Reach World Series

As Giants fans celebrated the team’s upcoming trip to the World Series late Thursday night, drivers stopped traffic in San Francisco’s Mission District for a sideshow.

10/17/2014

Screenshot of a video that purportedly shows a Saint Louis Cardinals fan swimming near Jack London Square to retrieve a Giants fan's ticket before Game 5 of the NLCS on October 16 2014. (CBS)

Video Shows Cardinals Fan Swimming Off Jack London Square In Oakland To Save Giants Fan’s Ticket

In an act of sportsmanship, video on YouTube shows a Saint Louis Cardinals fan swimming into the water near Jack London Square in Oakland, in an attempt to save a Giants fan’s ticket.

10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Keidel: Royal Blue Skies For Kansas City

Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job. The Giants, Cardinals, Orioles and Royals aren’t considered members of the monetary aristocracy, at least not at the level of the Yankees, Red Sox, and Dodgers.

10/17/2014

Travis Ishikawa #45 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates with Santiago Casilla #46 after Ishikawa hits a three-run walk-off home run to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Win Pennant, Head To World Series With Ishikawa Walk-Off Home Run In NLCS

Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

10/16/2014

NLCS - St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants - Game Five

MadBum! Giants Pitcher Madison Bumgarner Wins NLCS MVP

The 25-year-old lefty tossed eight solid innings in Game 5 and took home the prize after San Francisco rallied for a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Travis Ishikawa’s three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth.

10/16/2014

NLCS - St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants - Game Three

San Francisco Police Chief Urges Giants Fans To Behave If Team Wins Pennant

San Francisco police have canceled days-off in preparation for a possible Giants win Thursday night which would put the team in the World Series for the third time in the last five years.

10/16/2014

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In Postseason Dominated By Underdogs, Giants Favored Thursday

The Giants need one more win to return to the World Series and they send their ace to the mound Thursday night – but before you click on Craigslist hoping to find some semi-affordable seats for the World Series, keep this in mind: The Giants are favored by Las Vegas oddsmakers Thursday, and those guys have been wrong pretty much the entire MLB Postseason.

10/16/2014

The Kansas City Royals celebrate their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Kansas City Royals Win AL Pennant, To Face Giants-Cardinals Winner In World Series

With more dominant defense, an opportunistic offense that plated two runs in the first inning and a bullpen that shut down the Baltimore Orioles once again, Greg Holland and the Kansas City Royals wrapped up a sweep of the AL Championship Series with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.

10/15/2014

Full moon over AT&T Park, October 2014 (Photo by Doug Harvill, CBS)

‘Goodnight Moon, Goodnight Giants Hitting Over The Moon’

A bedtime story for young and old Giants fans, inspired by a photo of the full moon over AT&T Park.

10/15/2014

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Overnight Rain System Moves Out For A Dry, Unseasonably Cool Giants Game Wednesday

It’s a wet start to Wednesday, but the overnight rain showers are now on the tail end of a system.

10/15/2014

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