Tag Archives: World Series

60 Seconds: Anticipating Giants Madness

With high hopes of the Giants winning the World Series for the third even-numbered year in five years and a roller coaster of a season, fans in the Mission are remembering what happened the last time the neighborhood celebrated a victory like this. Despite the SFPD’s precautionary measures to prevent Giants madness (including taking away trash cans), neighbors are predicting...
Photo: Susana Bates, Special To The Chronicle / SF

Suspected Vandal Arrested

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the police department has made another arrest in the widespread vandalism following the Giants’ World Series win on Oct. 28. According to the Chronicle, Adam Diaz, 24, of Oakland, was arrested in Lafayette at about 11 a.m. yesterday on suspicion of damaging a Muni bus that was eventually set ablaze near Third and Market.
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Admiradores Salen a las Calles Después de Victoria de los Gigantes en la Serie Mundial

Lo que comenzó como una celebración de la victoria de los Gigantes de San Francisco contra los Tigres de Detroit (4-3) por la Serie Mundial se convirtió rápidamente en un completo desorden en la Misión. Poco después de que el lanzador de los Gigantes Sergio Romo le lanzó una bola rápida a Miguel Cabrera de los Detroit para terminar la...
Giants fans take to the streets after the Giants beat the Detroit Tigers to win the World Series on Sunday. Photo by Rigoberto Hernandez

Fans Take to the Street After Giants Win World Series

What started as a celebration of the San Francisco Giants’ 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers Sunday night to win the World Series quickly turned into absolute mayhem in the Mission. Shortly after Giants pitcher Sergio Romo threw a fastball past Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera to end the extra-innings game, Mission bars emptied out and fans went crazy. They wore mostly...
Jose Torres waves a Giants flag along Mission Street where many fans turned to show their pride after the Giants defeated the Cardinals in the National League Championship Series.

Giants Fans Celebrate

As the sky opened up last night, it was difficult at first to distinguish the concussion of raindrops hitting Mission Street from the rumble of Giants fans pouring out of the nearby bars onto 29th Street to celebrate the Giants’ dominating win over the St. Louis Cardinals. The sounds of victory were soon clearly heard, however, as drivers honked their...