The Giants hosted the annual Play Ball Lunch today at the Hilton in downtown San Francisco. A fundraiser for the Giants Community Fund, fans were able to join the players and coaches for a reception and luncheon. Jr. Giants players were invited as special guests, each getting to sit with a player and enjoy lunch.
Thousands of fans came to AT&T Park today for the Giants’ annual Fan Fest. Fans were able get autographs, listen to the players being interviewed for KNBR, ask questions themselves and take pictures with the growing collection of trophies at Pier 48. Thanks to everyone who came out and enjoyed the day!
Tonight the Giants invited season ticket members to a Town Hall attended by many players and coaches. The question and answer session will air on Comcast Sportnet on February 25, 2013.
It’s that time of year when we start gearing up for the new season. Today the Giants starting filming television commercials for our 2013 campaign. Sergio Romo, Pablo Sandoval, Bruce Bochy and Ryan Vogelsong all came to ballpark with their acting chops as well as their baseball skills. A group of season ticket members also showed up to act as extras and give the ballpark a game-like feel. Here’s a sneak peek.
It was another scorching day on the East Coast today. Unfortunately the Pirates bats were also hot as the Pirates won 3-1.
Not a bad day at the office. In the third inning Madison Bumgarner hit his 1st Major League home run which snapped the Giants 16 game homerless streak at AT&T Park, their longest stretch as a franchise since 1918. It was the 1st HR the Giants have hit at home 514 at-bats. Oh yeah, in 7 2/3 innings he also struck out 12 and didn’t walk anyone for his 8th win of the season. Astros 3 – Giants 6