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  1. Flying Hovercraft Surfboard? Flying Hovercraft Surfboard!!

    Jun 8, 2014, 4:15 PM PDT

    Lot’s of incredibly distracting stuff takes place at AT&T Park during San Francisco Giants games. There have been floating DeLoreans, Cats on boats, and massive bat rays (to name a few). This flying surfboard, however, is the latest and greatest.   As if floating isn’t enough. He can also do tricks!      

  2. Say Hey! That’s Willie Mays in a rap video

    Mar 11, 2014, 7:59 PM PDT

    While Barry Bonds mentors the San Francisco Giants in Scottsdale, his godfather, Willie Mays, can be seen co-starring in a rap video. The legendary Giant appears at the 2:16 mark, and is shown handing a bat and a bag containing a Roberto Clemente jersey to rapper Calle 13, who puts on the jersey and proceeds…

  3. You must see the Fresno Grizzlies’ Ninja Turtle uniforms

    Mar 10, 2014, 12:57 PM PDT

    Cowabunga, dude! San Francisco Giants minor leaguers will look like heroes in a half-shell during an upcoming game. Members of the triple-A Fresno Grizzlies will be wearing a special-edition Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles uniform on August 2.

  4. Lincecum swaps uniforms with much larger teammate

    Mar 6, 2014, 12:54 PM PDT

    Freaky Friday came a day early for San Francisco Giants pitchers Tim Lincecum and Kameron Loe, who hopefully only swapped uniforms, rather than bodies like in the movie.

  5. Jessie Pinkman took the mound at AT&T Park

    Mar 5, 2014, 2:55 PM PDT

    Aaron Paul played a character that was depressed, disturbed, and often kicked around on Breaking Bad. With that in mind, it’s kind of fun to see him having a good time while goofing around on a big league pitching mound. Paul, who played Walter White’s sidekick/nemesis, Jesse Pinkman, was at AT&T Park as a part of a promotional effort for his new movie Need for Speed.

  6. Field of Links: Sogard knocks out Posey, Miley Cyrus reps Warriors, Raiders

    Feb 25, 2014, 9:49 AM PDT

    The world hasn’t seen an upset victory this significant since Lamba Lambda Lambda defeated Alpha Beta. Oakland Athletics fans have pulled off what seemed like an impossible feat. They managed to vote Eric Sogard into the final four of the “Face of MLB” competition, and they defeated San Francisco Giants fans and Buster Posey in the…

  7. Sogard, Posey highlight online Battle of the Bay

    Feb 24, 2014, 3:24 PM PDT

    Buster Posey is a statuesque former MVP that handles one of the league’s best pitching rotations. Eric Sogard is a slick-fielding platoon infielder that looks like he’d be more comfortable playing Quidditch. Posey poses in GQ Magazine. Sogard wears vision-correcting eye wear. Which one should be considered the face of Major League Baseball? The fans…

  8. 49ers’ Gore reps the Giants, lifts weights with cast on

    Feb 14, 2014, 3:57 PM PDT

    Could Frank Gore be the next two-sport athlete? Probably not. But he doesn’t look bad in orange and black. Michael Morse’s Twitter account is the gift that keeps on giving. Since the Giants’ new outfielder is training with Gore and Nick Moody of the San Francisco 49ers, we get to see pictures like this: Looks…

  9. Field of Links: SI Swimsuit Issue has swimsuit issues, Giants to use metal detectors

    Feb 14, 2014, 9:44 AM PDT

    You might want to show up a little earlier to San Francisco Giants games this season. The Giants announced that all fans entering AT&T Park will need to pass through metal detectors. Major League Baseball is asking all of its clubs to start using metal detectors by 2015. The Oakland Athletics turned heads when they…

  10. Giants’ Morse is training with 49ers’ Gore and Moody

    Feb 11, 2014, 2:19 PM PDT

    Michael Morse is one of the newest members of the San Francisco Giants, and he’s quickly making himself at home in the Bay Area. Morse, who is also new to Twitter, posted a photo alongside two very fit training partners on Tuesday: Frank Gore and Nick Moody of the San Francisco 49ers. It’s good to…

  11. Pence bobblehead, R2D2 beanie highlight Giants promotional schedule

    Jan 23, 2014, 3:39 PM PDT

    Everybody loves free stuff and the San Francisco Giants plan to give away a lot of it this upcoming season — with the purchase of a ticket, of course. Naturally, we’ll start by taking a look at the bobbleheads. Bobbleheads:  Apr. 9) Hunter Pence Bobblehead Apr. 25) Duane Kuiper Bobblehead Jun. 28) Brandon Crawford or Brandon…

  12. Giants and Mariners bet on the NFC Championship

    Jan 17, 2014, 4:05 PM PDT

    The San Francisco Giants and Seattle Mariners are going after each other on Twitter. The argument and eventual bet centers around the NFC Championship between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks. Earlier this week, the triple-A affiliate for each team also did battle. If you don’t have Twitter, here’s what you missed: From First…

  13. Affiliates of Giants and Mariners argue over 49ers-Seahawks game

    Jan 14, 2014, 1:20 PM PDT

    The ongoing feud between the 49ers and Seahawks is actually spilling over into baseball. In advance of the NFC Championship Game, two minor league teams got into a major argument on Twitter. On Monday, the Fresno Grizzlies and Tacoma Rainiers lobbed virtual haymakers at each other while a group of interested followers looked on. The…

  14. Watch Hunter Pence push a car up a hill

    Jan 7, 2014, 1:10 PM PDT

    Hunter Pence may appear gangly and slightly awkward on the baseball field, but he is one powerful dude. On Monday, a video was posted on his Instagram account that shows him pushing a car up a hill. The Jack Lalanne-esque feat of strength by the San Francisco Giants’ right fielder is a departure from the…

  15. Fan selling Giants-themed Mustang for $6,000

    Jan 6, 2014, 1:23 PM PDT

    Looking for something faster than a Madison Bumgarner fastball and louder than a Hunter Pence pregame speech? Check out this San Francisco Giants-themed Ford Mustang. The 1990 California Highway Patrol edition 5.0 is on the market for $6,000. According to the Craigslist ad, the car has a clean title. The project was a labor of…

  16. Check out Hunter Pence’s scooter-riding bobblehead

    Dec 19, 2013, 4:45 PM PDT

    There simply nothing boring and normal about San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence. With that in mind, the Giants marketing department had a great challenge on their hands when designing a Pence bobblehead. To show the eccentric outfielder making an awkward dive, or taking a mighty hack at the plate would be much too…

  17. TBT: Giants take on outfielder Michael Morse and his epic ’80s walk-up song

    Dec 12, 2013, 3:15 PM PDT

    The San Francisco Giants had an aha! moment when they chose to take on outfielder Michael Morse. The right-handed slugger might add more than one kind of pop to the Giants, because he brings along a radical ’80s walk-up song.

  18. Field of Links: Active Winter Meetings, Curry is clutch, Rangers draft Russell Wilson

    Dec 12, 2013, 9:24 AM PDT

    The 2013 Winter Meetings didn’t disappoint. In total, four players were officially signed, with several other players reportedly agreeing to deals, six trades were completed, and a total of 15 players switched teams over a three-day span. Even though things are wrapping up on Thursday, Major League Baseball’s hot stove is still burning. The aforementioned…

  19. HardballTalk ranked MLB’s managers by handsomeness

    Dec 10, 2013, 3:53 PM PDT

    The annual Major League Baseball Winter Meetings seem very interesting. In reality, it’s a bunch of reporters and executives waiting around in a hotel lobby. During a patch of downtime during the meetings, our friends at HardballTalk decided to rank MLB’s managers by handsomeness. As Brad Pitt asks in Moneyball, “How can you not get romantic about baseball?”…

  20. A’s, Giants offering up unreal experiences in MLB charity auction

    Dec 9, 2013, 1:50 PM PDT

    The Oakland Athletics are offering fans a chance to join their front office for a day. If you eat, sleep, bleed, and breath orange and black, you could actually have a meal with San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt. If you want to do anything special with your favorite baseball team or its players,…

  21. Matt Cain to match up to $50k in donations for Make-A-Wish

    Dec 6, 2013, 11:31 PM PDT

    Would you jump into the frigid Winter waters of the San Francisco Bay to show how committed you are to your job? Don’t answer that. On Saturday, Patricia Wilson, the executive director of Make-A-Wish Bay Area is going to take the plunge to help raise money for her organization. San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt…

  22. Barry Bonds is trying to sell his Beverly Hills mansion

    Dec 4, 2013, 6:15 PM PDT

    Barry Bonds is striking out while trying to find potential buyers for his Beverly Hills mansion. The All-Time home runs leader’s estate has been on the market since January, and recently slashed $1.5 million off the price tag. According to Realtor.com, Bond’s originally purchased the 17,100-square-foot, seven bedroom, 13 bathroom home for just $8.7 million and is…

  23. Field of Links: New Giants t-shirt rips A’s, Why Pearl Jam dislikes Sacramento

    Nov 27, 2013, 9:02 AM PDT

    A new San Francisco Giants t-shirt made by Majestic has some people in the East Bay riled up. The shirt features a Giants logo with the statement “nobody talks about the elephant in the room” written over the Oakland Athletics logo. It’s a bit surprising to see an MLB licensed piece of apparel that openly rips…

  24. Manny Ramirez Jr. signs with University of San Francisco

    Nov 21, 2013, 4:09 PM PDT

    The University of San Francisco just landed a legendary name for their baseball program. On Thursday, the Diamond Dons announced that Manny Ramirez Jr. — the son of 12-time MLB All-Star Manny Ramirez — is one of eight recently recruited prospects to sign with the school. He transferred from Central Arizona College. In this case, the…

  25. Get to know Tim Hudson: Career timeline

    Nov 18, 2013, 5:23 PM PDT

    Tim Hudson spent the first six seasons of his big league career in the Bay Area with the Oakland Athletics. He will be back for a couple more after agreeing to sign a two-year deal with the San Francisco Giants. Hudson, 38, is a three-time All-Star with 205 wins and a career 3.44 ERA. He won…

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