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Jr. Giants volunteers collected gloves today for the over 9,000 kids who do not yet have one of their own. Fans donated gloves or money to purchase one before the game today. Some of the Jr. Giants volunteers who collected theses donations were able to take the field before the game and a special group from Atwater Police Activities League was awarded a $5,000 grant in honor of Brandon Crawford. Click here to make an online donation.
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!
Winning the World Series was special, but the Giants Parade on Halloween was out of this world. From the Jr. Giants on floats to our announcers on fire trucks, there were plenty of sites to see. The winners of each week’s tournament will be published in the 2013 Giants Yearbook.
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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. Everything from 1987 to 1999 is on the banners for today.
Jeremy Affeldt and Javier Lopez watch as a Jr. Giant asks a questions during the Play Ball Lunch Question and Answer session.
The Giants attended the annual Play Ball Lunch today, a fundraiser for the Giants Community Fund presented by Blue Shield of California. Guests had the opportunity to get autographs from players during a reception, then have lunch with the team. Each player dined with a Jr. Giant and watched a presentation, which included a question and answer session with players MC-ed by Jeremy Affeldt.