As a member of the Oakland Athletics, Jose Canseco gained fame as the first person ever to steal 40 bases and blast 40 homers in the same year. Now in retirement, Canseco may become the first (we hope) to successfully sell a finger he shot off on eBay.
Former Giants and A’s pitcher Barry Zito wants to pitch again in the Major Leagues.
Matt Williams got 18 first-place votes and 109 points. Pittsburgh’s Clint Hurdle, who earned the NL honor last year, was second with eight first-place votes and 80 points. Bruce Bochy of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants was third with three firsts and 30 points.
Former major league pitcher Brad Halsey has died in a recreational climbing accident. He was 33.
Barry Bonds, the man who was once the center of the baseball world as he chased baseball’s most sacred records in a Giants uniform is apparently all the way back from steroid purgatory, at least as far as the San Francisco Giants are concerned.
With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.
The latest computer model forecast Thursday night has delayed the start of the heaviest rain to mid-morning Friday in San Francisco. Previous computer models predicted the front would pass earlier in the morning.
Unruly World Series Revelers Vandalize San Francisco Nonprofit, Cause Thousands Of Dollars In Damage
Smack in the middle of San Francisco’s Mission district where thousands of Giants fans took to the streets following a World Series victory last night, vandals among the celebrants attacked a nonprofit neighborhood center.
Let the national debate rage: can you be a dynasty while missing the playoffs twice in five years? The votes are in locally, where headlines celebrate a team that – like the 2012 version – refused elimination. Here’s a recap of how the third San Francisco Giants title in five years was seen around the Bay Area and the rest of the nation.
Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.