Results tagged ‘ Gaylord Perry ’
Game 1 of the 2012 World Series brought San Francisco Playoff Fever to a new level. Considering it was the second time in World Series history that 3 Cy Young Award winners pitched in the same game and Pablo Sandoval tied the WS record with 3 home runs in the game San Franciscans had a reason to celebrate.
The winners of each week’s tournament will be published in the 2013 Giants Yearbook.
Results for Pre-Game Festivites:
Hall Of Famers 39.76%
Fly By 60.24%
Players and Giants Alumni alike had a great time along the 1.7 mile Parade Route to the Civic Center.
An exciting pregame ceremony kicked off Game 1 of the 2012 Fall Classic today.
- MasterCard donated $4.1 million to Standup 2 Cancer
- The teams were introduced and lined up
- Phillip Phillips sang the National Anthem followed by a ceremonial fly over
- Orlando Cepeda, Willie McCovey, Willie Mays and Gaylord Perry threw the first pitch
- Robb Nen and a member of the Boys and Girls Club presented the game ball
- Omar Vizquel said “play ball”
Here are some Giants Gems for Gaylord Perry’s birthday from the 2012 Giants Media Guide – Happy Birthday Gaylord!
1st pitcher in baseball history to win Cy Young Award in both American and National Leagues, fashioned 134-109 record with 2.96 ERA for Giants from 1962-71…ranks 2nd in SF annals for wins, ERA, games started (283), complete games (125), shutouts (21), innings pitched (2,294.2) and strikeouts (1,606)…5-time 20-game winner and 5-time All-Star is 1 of only 4 pitchers in SF history to win 100 games with club…24-year veteran is 17th all-time with 314 wins, and is 1 of 7 pitchers ever to compile 300 wins and 3,500 strikeouts…
In 2008, to celebrate our 50th anniversary in San Francisco we installed a timeline on the View Level at the ballpark which highlighted some of our great players and amazing moments. We know that all of our fans are not able to come to a game at the park, or those who do may not be old enough to remember some of our alumni. For this road trip we decided to showcase the timeline and give everyone a bit more information about the moments. Our SF Hall of Famers leading up to the Roger Craig era is our focus today.