Glory is an achievement that many San Francisco Giants have experienced in the recent past.
It was just two years ago that the 2010 postseason transformed into a 2010 World Series title for several players still on the club.
But professional athletes don’t revel in the past; they live in the here and now. And coaches wouldn’t allow them to operate that way even if they wanted to.
So the Matt Cains, Tim Lincecums and Buster Poseys of the world will have to take the Giants to the proverbial mountain top for the second time to qualify for this list. Guys like Angel Pagan, Joaquin Arias and, well, George Kontos have their first opportunity to do so.
However, let’s restrict the parameters to the NLCS. As with not living in the past, baseball players certainly don’t look beyond the immediate task at hand.
And for the 2012 Giants as of this moment, that task is winning the National League Championship Series.
Follow along as we identify the eight Giants who hold postseason glory in their hands.