Opening Day TWG Watch Party!

by DrLefty Today was supposed to be the fourth Opening Day in TWG history. Usually we make predictions about division winners and MVP candidates, and I throw in nostalgia about previous Giants Opening Day lineups. Just for fun, here’s Greek Giant’s post from Opening Day last year and my disgusted…

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Guest Post: The 1982 Giants

by totalfan62 The 1982 San Francisco Giants were an interesting team. We had finished 56-55 overall in strike-shortened 1981, playing better in the post-strike portion of the season. VP of Baseball Operations Tom Haller made some significant moves in the 1981 offseason, trading Vida Blue for a group of younger…

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A Spring Without Baseball

Hall-of-Famer and #ForeverGiant Rogers Hornsby (1896-1963) by DrLefty I can’t believe it was just a week ago today that I was sitting in a Scottsdale hotel room, waiting to go to my first of two Cactus League games at Scottsdale Stadium. It seems like a month ago. It seems like…

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Live from Scottsdale, Part 2

Blog legend Chris “Mavo” Mavraedis, author of “Falling in Love with Baseball,” at the book-signing table for ALS research. Off to his left is Dave Dravecky. Behind Mavo are me (left) and my college roommate, Jill Lee (right). Photo credit: Ric Lee (on DrLefty’s phone).   by DrLefty Today’s post…

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Scottsdale Sadness

Photo credit: Disney/Pixar   by DrLefty After last week’s high point (see my last post), things pretty much went in the crapper for the Giants. On the field, the Giants’ record was 1-5-1. Johnny Cueto got beaten by Kershaw and the Dodgers in a game televised nationally. Heliot Ramos’s big…

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