1. San Francisco Giants: Jonathan Sanchez Unlikely Hero, Silences Padres, Critics

    October 3rd--a great day to be a Giant! In 1951 Bobby Thomson hit his famous homerun to win the NL pennant. In 1962 the Giants rallied in the 9th inning to defeat the Dodgers in the third and deciding game of a playoff series...

    Dave Dalby Written by Dave Dalby about almost 4 years ago 243 reads 4 comments

  2. Should Giants Tweak Rotation?

    For most of the season the Giants have played less games than the Padres. Presently they have played two less games than have the Friars. The Giants therefore find themselves in the position of having a couple extra days off in September...

    Dave Dalby Written by Dave Dalby about 4 years ago 65 reads 0 comments

  3. Giant Great Bobby Thompson Passes Away at Age 86

    The ultimate hero of the 1951 NL pennant race has passed away. Bobby Thomson, the Flying Scotsman, died peacefully Monday night at his home in Savannah, Georgia...

    Dave Dalby Written by Dave Dalby about 4 years ago 2,440 reads 15 comments

  4. Killing The Beast-LA Comes To Town

    The Beast comes to town tonight. It wears its road grey uniform with Los Angeles emblazoned on the front and its blue LA hat. A rare opportunity presents itself to kill off this Beast, if not forever, at least for this year...

    Dave Dalby Written by Dave Dalby about 4 years ago 139 reads 3 comments

  5. Fred Lewis: Are You Sorry He Is Gone?

    I got into a mini debate with another Bleacher Report writer about the Giants getting rid of Fred Lewis. My position was that he was a horrible outfielder and a rally killer...

    Dave Dalby Written by Dave Dalby about over 4 years ago 232 reads 11 comments

  6. Happy Birthday San Francisco Giants!

    Happy Birthday San Francisco Giants! April 15, 1958 marked the first game played by the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers as well. Major League Baseball had finally come to the Left Coast...

    Dave Dalby Written by Dave Dalby about over 4 years ago 407 reads 3 comments

  7. The Thrill Of Opening Day As "Life" Starts Anew

    I had to "experience" Opening Day this year via TV some 400 miles away from San Francicso, I mean San Francisco I was able to attend last year and I will tell you it is always a great experience...

    Dave Dalby Written by Dave Dalby about over 4 years ago 57 reads 2 comments

  8. A New Season Dawns For The Giants and Why We Care

    Thus ends the Winter of Our Discontent (Apologies to William Shakespeare). It, is time to set aside the petty bickering about 5th starters, prospects, Managers, General Managers, Off-season pickups, and lack of hitting...

    Dave Dalby Written by Dave Dalby about over 4 years ago 65 reads 5 comments

  9. The Greatest Pitcher's Duel Of All Time

    The bronze statue shown in this article is of one of the greatest pitchers that ever wore a Giants uniform.  In all fairness, his great deeds were accomplished in the Braves uniform he wore ...

    Dave Dalby Written by Dave Dalby about over 4 years ago 846 reads 8 comments

  10. Giants Finally Win World Series--Marichal Pitches 3 Hitter In 3-0 Win

    What did you miss?  Were you in a time warp? The San Francisco Giants never won the World Series.  Juan wasn't there in the 7th game.  Welcome to the world of Classic Fantasy Baseball...

    Dave Dalby Written by Dave Dalby about over 4 years ago 128 reads 0 comments

  11. What Are The Dodgers Worth--The Courts and McCourts

    What are the Los Angeles Dodgers worth? The question will now doubt be decided in a court room some time later this year.  There seems to be a little disagreement between the McCourts as to what the team is worth...

    Dave Dalby Written by Dave Dalby about over 4 years ago 247 reads 0 comments

  12. Secret Tim Lincecum/San Francisco Giants Negotiations Revealed

    I have for you first hand accounts of the negotiations that lead to the two year $23 million contract that was agreed to today between the Giants and Tim Lincecum...

    Dave Dalby Written by Dave Dalby about over 4 years ago 337 reads 0 comments

  13. Joltin Joe and The Worm--a Tale Of Two Eras

    Reading Jon Schuman's article on the 10 Weirdest athletes of all time brought me back to a very strange experience I had many years ago. Jon's number 2 Weird Athlete is Dennis Rodman--The Worm...

    Dave Dalby Written by Dave Dalby about over 4 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  14. "Lasordapalooza" Coming To a Town Near Me

    David Allen, writing in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, called my attention to a unique event that will be taking place in the neighboring city of Pomona. The Baseball Reliquary (www.baseballreliquary...

    Dave Dalby Written by Dave Dalby about over 4 years ago 52 reads 0 comments

  15. A Stranger In a Strange Land--A Giant Fan Stuck In LA

    Why am I here? The age old question about life and living. In my case, the question as to why I am in Los Angeles (aka SoCal, LaLa Land, Shakey Town). Well things happen along the road of life...

    Dave Dalby Written by Dave Dalby about over 4 years ago 41 reads 0 comments