Results tagged ‘ Orlando Cepeda ’
Since 1970 fans have been able to vote their favorite position players and last year Giants fans accepted the challenge and as The Sporting News put it, “MLB All-Star Game 20102: Giants fans know best; their guys lead NL rout”. Voting has started to for the 2013 game so let’s keep the tradition going!
Between John McGraw managing the first All Star Game, to Bruce Bochy managing the next one, 88 players have represented the Giants in the Mid-Summer Classic.
Four Hall of Famers lead the group of Giants first basemen:
- Bill Terry
- Johnny Mize
- Whitey Lockman
- Orlando Cepeda
- Willie McCovey
- Darrell Evans
- Will Clark
The final rounds of the World Baseball Classic got off to a great start tonight. A highlight of the pregame festivities was Orlando Cepeda bringing out the first pitch balls to the managers of the last 2 WBC tournaments winners. The Giants on both sides of the Pacific were represented tonight, with Angel Pagan batting lead off for Puerto Rico and Sadaharu Oh throwing out the first pitch. Tomorrow we can look forward to a couple more Giants one the field when BamBam Meulens brings his Netherlands team to AT&T Park to face Santiago Casilla with the Dominican Republic.
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!
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.