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.
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.
It was a thrill for fans and players alike as San Francisco Giants legends took to the field again at AT&T Park.
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.
Willie Mays was sick and missed throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the World Series opener.
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.