Willie McCovey

Willie Mays, Willie McCovey and Orlando Cepeda, all members of the 1962 San Francisco Giants talk to one another during a pregame ceremony at AT&T Park. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

McCovey Reflects On 50th Anniversary Of Giants Heartbreaking Series Loss

People ask Willie McCovey almost daily about the 1962 World Series the Giants lost in seven games to the New York Yankees. This week, the Hall of Famer has been the one reflecting on that heartbreaker.

10/25/2012

Chase Headley #7 of the San Diego Padres attempting to score from first base on a double down the left field line is tagged out at home plate by Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants in the six inning at AT&T Park on September 21, 2012. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Posey, Sandoval Lead Giants Past Padres

Buster Posey hit a tiebreaking RBI single on the night he received a prestigious award and the San Francisco Giants reduced their magic number for clinching the NL West to two with a 5-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday.

09/21/2012

Willie McCovey bats as San Francisco Giants batter in 1968. (AP)

San Francisco Legends Give Giants Fans A Thrill

It was a thrill for fans and players alike as San Francisco Giants legends took to the field again at AT&T Park.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/12/2011

Willie McCovey bats as San Francisco Giants batter in 1968. (AP)

A Look Back As The Long Drought Ends For Giants Fans

How do you measure 53 seasons of futility? If you’re a Giants fan, it’s easy to do now that the team has ended its World Series drought.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/02/2010

Hall of Fame Giant Willie Mays

Mays Out Sick, Misses 1st World Series Pitch

Willie Mays was sick and missed throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the World Series opener.

CBS San Francisco–10/27/2010

Aubrey Huff #17 of the San Francisco Giants and Pablo Sandoval #48 react in the sixth inning of Game Four of the NLCS at AT&T Park on October 20, 2010. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Proud, Painful Giants History Paves Way For Title Run

When Willie McCovey scalded a liner that found Bobby Richardson’s glove at second to end the 1962 World Series, there was no way for San Franciscans to know that, 48 years later, the Giants still would never have won a Fall Classic in San Francisco.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/27/2010

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