November 28th, 2012

NLDS – Game 5 – Celebration – Semifinals 2

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Dave Righetti & Sergio Romo

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Hunter Pence

Tournament Time!

This week we look back at Game 5 of the National League Division Series. We had a reason to celebrate after losing the first two games in SF, then  sweeping the Reds in their home ballpark to move onto the next series.

The winners of each week’s tournament will be published in the 2013 Giants Yearbook.

Results for Semifinals 2:

Dave Righetti & Sergio Romo  42.06%

Hunter Pence  57.94%

 

Happy Birthday – Dave Righetti

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Here are some Giants Gems for Dave Righettin’s birthday from the 2012 Giants Media Guide – Happy Birthday Rags!

  • Was 1st player in history to pitch no-hitter and also lead the league in saves in his career. Dennis Eckersley later achieved the feat.
  • Nicknames are “Rags” and “The Big Ragu.”
  • Grew up Giants fan, with Willie McCovey as his favorite player.
  • Avid golfer has played in AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am and has sponsored tournaments on semi-pro golf team.
  • Named to National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in Feb. 2010.
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