A Band of Misfits: Tales of the 2010 San Francisco Giants by Andrew BaggarlyWith a title drought that started in New York and carried on for more than five decades after the move to the west coast, the San Francisco Giants and their fans were growing restless, waiting for a team like the 2010 roster and that one magical postseason run. The anticipation, memories, and celebrated relief of the season when it finally came together are captured in this chronicle of the World Series season of the Giants. Written in entertaining prose, the book is as much an enjoyable story to be reread through the years as it is a factual account of the events that brought the elusive title to the Giants.
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Thongs All Around for Giants
It's not the bullpen. It's not the bats. It's not their manager. No, the Giants are missing something that carried them to three World Series titles in five years. Something that — when absent — could leave the Giants without a fourth consecutive even-year playoff berth. Something San Franciscans embrace, and the Giants thrive on.
He batted left-handed and threw right-handed. Huff attended Vernon College and the University of Miami , where he finished his career second in school batting average. He was drafted by the Devil Rays in the sixth round in After a couple years in the minor leagues, he debuted with the Devil Rays in His first full season in the majors came in In , he finished tenth in the American League AL in batting average.
In , it was the Anaheim Angels' Rally Monkey. Now, the San Francisco Giants are hoping a pair of skimpy thong underpants will help win.
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First Baseman Aubrey Huff Wears Glitter-Flecked Red Underwear for Luck
When he spoke to reporters in , he was attempting a comeback to the big leagues at age In his 13 seasons in the big leagues, Huff hit. Your browser does not support iframes. Huff has now written a book, titled Baseball Junkie, which he is currently funding through Kickstarter. It takes the reader inside the complex life and mind of a man as he balances victories with internal struggles: addiction, divorce, anxiety, depression, and feelings of inferiority. To rise above mediocrity, achieving his or her true potential while staying focused on what really matters when the fame and excitement of the game fade with the sunset.
If America thought San Francisco was a hedonistic city with loose morals, wait 'til they get their panties in a bunch over this. Aubrey Huff is providing rally thongs to every single player on the San Francisco Giants. The San Jose Mercury News reports the Giants' first baseman received three enormous parcels of the panties ahead of Tuesday's Game 3 win , and was tossing them all over the Giants' clubhouse. You know the rally thong. Huff says he's worn the signature thong in every game of the playoffs. Now he's providing the thongs to his teammates.
He comes across as two-thirds sarcasm, one-third smart-aleck, exactly the sort of ballplayer needed in any clubhouse and by any journalist. You want comfort, stay on the other side of the clubhouse. Neither does any form of self-satisfaction. Things like that happen when you win. Things like that are the reasons you win. A World Series victory.