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News, The Snitch California Lawmakers Like Free Tickets to SF Giants Games

California Lawmakers Like Free Tickets to SF Giants Games

If the gifts given to state lawmakers are any indication, the San Francisco Giants are much more popular than the Los Angeles Dodgers. But neither baseball team attracts the interests of politicians quite like a golf match. The Los Angeles…
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News, The Snitch San Francisco Giants Searching for Ballpark Workers: Do You Have What it Takes?

San Francisco Giants Searching for Ballpark Workers: Do You Have What it Takes?

Amid offseason transactions, the San Francisco Giants have advertised a need for ballpark workers on the same place they apparently picked up Nori Aoki: Craigslist.  Your World Champion Giants are in the market for ushers, Fan Lot attendants, events…
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News, The Snitch Pablo Sandoval Heads to Boston, and an Era Ends

Pablo Sandoval Heads to Boston, and an Era Ends

Folks with well-placed sources on speed-dial are reporting this morning that Pablo "Kung-Fu Panda" Sandoval, the San Francisco Giants third baseman and inspiration for scads of Panda-related  merchandise, has agreed to terms with the Boston Red Sox.  The loss of…
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News, The Snitch "Bumgarnering" Is Now a Thing

"Bumgarnering" Is Now a Thing

Beloved San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner reportedly celebrated his World Series victory by drinking one beer, like a regular dude.  But the images that really stuck with are the ones showing Bumgarner jubilantly pouring beer over himself after all…
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News, The Snitch Giants Parade: The Fun Has Already Started

Giants Parade: The Fun Has Already Started

If you work anywhere along Market Street, you've probably seen, if not heard, all Giants-related noise coming from excited fans. If you're one of those who hates crowds, noise, rain, costumes, or baseball, and decided to hide in the…
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News, The Snitch Which Does San Francisco Hate More: Muni, Techies, or Cops?

Which Does San Francisco Hate More: Muni, Techies, or Cops?

If a line of graffiti is worth a thousand words, then this piece of aerosol art, captured by Valleywag reporter Kevin Montgomery in the melee following last night's Giants victory, speaks volumes about the soul of San Francisco. Or…
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News, The Snitch Person Shot During World Series Celebration in San Francisco (Update)

Person Shot During World Series Celebration in San Francisco (Update)

Update: More people stabbed and shot. read below. Minutes after the Giants won the World Series tonight, an unidentified person was shot and fires were started as fans began to celebrate in the streets of San Francisco.  Police didn't have…
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News, The Snitch World Series: Madison Bumgarner's Masterpiece Puts Giants on the Precipice

World Series: Madison Bumgarner's Masterpiece Puts Giants on the Precipice

What's left to say about Madison Bumgarner that hasn't been said? How do you follow an act like that? How can any article about the young pitcher's greatness ever match his actual greatness? It can't, but we've still got to…
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News, The Snitch Giants Fan Offers to Trade $8,000 Engagement Ring for World Series Tickets

Giants Fan Offers to Trade $8,000 Engagement Ring for World Series Tickets

There are people who love baseball and then there are people who love baseball more than they love their significant other — a lot more.  A Giants fan without tickets to the World Series posted a Craigslist ad offering to…
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News, The Snitch World Series: Put Game 2 in a Bottle, and Throw That Bottle in the Ocean

World Series: Put Game 2 in a Bottle, and Throw That Bottle in the Ocean

If your sympathies lie with the Orange and Black, Game 2 of the World Series was one without much in the way of redeeming features. The Giants succumbed to Kansas City's dominant bullpen; suffered an agonizing bullpen meltdown of their…
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News, The Snitch Mayor Lee and Kansas City Mayor Sly James Make Friendly World Series Wager

Mayor Lee and Kansas City Mayor Sly James Make Friendly World Series Wager

San Francisco Chronicle reporter Kale Williams put it best: Thank goodness the World Series won't be won on mayor name coolness, because Kansas City's Sly James would have us beat. But right now, with minutes on the clock before the…
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News, The Snitch World Series: And So It Begins

World Series: And So It Begins

For all intents and purposes, baseball and postseason baseball are two different sports. The quotidian nature of a game in which teams play a ludicrous 162 contests per season gives way to the adrenaline overload of a painfully short series.…
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News, The Snitch Giants Victory Leads to Sideshow in the Mission (VIDEO)

Giants Victory Leads to Sideshow in the Mission (VIDEO)

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News, The Snitch Giants Headed Back to the World Series as Travis Ishikawa Achieves Baseball Immortality

Giants Headed Back to the World Series as Travis Ishikawa Achieves Baseball Immortality

Your browser does not support iframes. In 2004, a young Giants prospect named Travis Ishikawa was drilled in the face in his first game in Single-A San Jose.  Some guys have all the luck.  The wounded ballplayer was sent…
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News, The Snitch Giants One Step Away From Date With Destiny, Kansas City

Giants One Step Away From Date With Destiny, Kansas City

Baseball is a cyclical sport. Every 30 years, like clockwork, Kansas City makes the World Series. Every even year, like clockwork, the San Francisco Giants win the World Series. It's a bit like the Foucault pendulum at the Academy of Sciences…
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News, The Snitch San Francisco Giants: A Chance to Make History, Yet Again

San Francisco Giants: A Chance to Make History, Yet Again

Your browser does not support iframes. The streets of San Francisco are coursing with orange-clad revelers harboring a keen sense of anticipation. It's a special time right now — and, it must be pointed out, the perfect moment at…
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News, The Snitch Giants: The Team That Can't Be Ignored

Giants: The Team That Can't Be Ignored

There comes a time when the roller coaster stops clicking.  And, in that moment before the onset of your perilous and gut-wrenching journey, you are hit with two thoughts, simultaneously:  "I'm not sure I want to deal with this."  "I…
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News, The Snitch 104 Year-Old Woman Attends First Giants Game

104 Year-Old Woman Attends First Giants Game

Just a week after we heard about the local teen who got his long-time wish granted, when he rode BART for the first time, another adorable news bulletin came over the transom. A 104 year-old woman attended her first Giants…
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News, The Snitch World Series: Ashkon Releases Giants 2012 Anthem (Video)

World Series: Ashkon Releases Giants 2012 Anthem (Video)

The Bay Area's favorite musical personality, Ashkon, this morning released the final version of the Giants 2012 World Series anthem -- and it's fun. Ashkon, who put together the 2010 anthem "Don't Stop Believing," riffs off Queen's "We Are the…
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News, The Snitch Giants Parade Is Giant

Giants Parade Is Giant

The much-anticipated Giants Parade is wending its way down Market Street, with more than 1 million onlookers squeezing in where they can fit in to get a glimpse of the World Series champs. See Also: - Slideshow: 2012 Giants World…
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