“TORTURE” NO MORE!
Thanks to (pictured):
Timmy Lincecum, our ace!
Cody Ross, surprise hero!
Freddy Sanchez, huge at the plates and with the leather!
And of course... our secret weapon and fearless leader...
The Skipper, Bruce Bochy!
Just as important (but not pictured):
Edgar Renteria, World Series MVP
Matt Cain, no earned runs allowed in the postseason!
Madison Bumgarner, lights out at age 21
Juan Uribe, hit like Ruth in the clutch
Buster Posey, star in the making and now officially NL Rookie of the Year
Andres Torres, all over the basepaths, scoring on close plays
Aubrey Huff, the veteran who kept it all relaxed and fun
The bullpen, virtually unhittable, to a man
and of course super-closer Brian Wilson - Fear the Beard!!!
As well as all the bench players, coaches, trainers,
management, and ownership who made it all possible.
THANK YOU FOR BRINGING A WORLD SERIES TITLE TO SAN FRANCISCO IN MY LIFETIME! YOU'VE NO IDEA WHAT IT MEANS TO US LONG-SUFFERING FANS WHO'VE SEEN OUR TEAM GET SO CLOSE SO MANY TIMES ONLY TO HAVE OUR HEARTS BROKEN EVERY TIME.
BUT NOT THIS TIME! ...THANK YOU!!!
I've always worn my Giants cap with pride, but now it means just that little bit extra. No one can call my team losers or bridesmaids any more, we clobbered three of the best teams in all of baseball convincingly — 3-1, 4-2, 4-1 — with five of those 15 games being shutouts, and with no shutouts thrown against us. Arguably one of the most dominant pitching performances in the history of postseason baseball.
All the East Coast snobs and big media (ESPN) doubters who wrote off the Giants at every turn, picking them to finish last in their division before the season started, then predicting them to lose in each of their three playoff series, making them underdogs (echoed by the bookies 'official' odds in Las Vegas) even against Texas, which had a worse regular season record...
All of them can now eat my shorts.
We're the champs and nothing can take this season away or this title away. That's all I wanted, just ONE! One entry in the roll call of champions in this great game.
Of course I wouldn't mind more... =D
Hooray Giants and add a baseball championship to the football and basketball titles of the
Best City in the World
Just need the Sharks to win a Stanley Cup and everything in the universe will align and be in eternal harmony, like at the end of The Dark Crystal.
China Basin, McCovey Cove, AT&T Park, The Bay Bridge, and The City and the Bay in full evening splendor.
The shining jewel of California, the best state in the country!
Proud custodians of the MLB championship trophy for 2010-2011.