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’97 Giants left lasting legacy

Before Brian Johnson won the Giants’ biggest game of the 90s, Rod Beck saved it. And together the 1997 Giants put San Francisco on the baseball map in a way…

Don’t cheer a cheater

Barry Bonds will make a dramatic return to 24 Willie Mays Plaza when the Giants add him to their Wall of Fame on June 8. Thousands of excited fans will…

Savor the Giants’ golden age

With one out to get for the 2014 World Series title, a colossally bad defensive play threatened to lose the Giants a championship. San Francisco center fielder Gregor Blanco missed…

Wilson: great player, better person

Giants of recent glory years are even better people than they are players, General Manager Brian Sabean says. That’s certainly true of Brian Wilson, the newest former Giant, who was,…

Matt’s interview with Robin Fahr

Robin and I talked about Yosemite, the Giants, more Giants and more Yosemite.

Before winning golden trophy, Giants gave golden memories

I’ve felt out of sync since the World Series ended, like a hitter swinging late at a fastball. Now that my pulse has finally slowed from a month of heart…

Uribe lifts team with bat, heart

In the annals of major league pranks, the “silent treatment” is a classic. When a batter hits an exciting home run, his teammates ignore him in the dugout, as if…