Comeback Kings: The San Francisco Giants' Incredible 2012 Championship Season

Overview

The San Francisco Giants' 2012 postseason run was symbolic of the team's season. The 2012 season saw the Giants lose closer Brian Wilson to injury in April, overcome the departure of All-Star left fielder Melky Cabrera to suspension in August, and adjust to the season-long struggles of ace Tim Lincecum. Yet the Giants captured the National League West crown. In the National League playoffs, the Giants won a record six elimination games in the NLDS and NLCS to reach the World ...

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Overview

The San Francisco Giants' 2012 postseason run was symbolic of the team's season. The 2012 season saw the Giants lose closer Brian Wilson to injury in April, overcome the departure of All-Star left fielder Melky Cabrera to suspension in August, and adjust to the season-long struggles of ace Tim Lincecum. Yet the Giants captured the National League West crown. In the National League playoffs, the Giants won a record six elimination games in the NLDS and NLCS to reach the World Series, where they swept the Detroit Tigers.

Packed with unique analysis and outstanding color photography from the Bay Area's largest newspaper publisher, Comeback Kings takes fans through the Giants' amazing journey, from spring training to Matt Cain's perfect game to Sergio Romo's mound celebration in Detroit. This commemorative edition also includes in-depth profiles of National League batting champion Buster Posey, manager Bruce Bochy, second baseman Marco Scutaro, and other fan favorites.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600787508
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 11/1/2012
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 502,107
  • Product dimensions: 8.46 (w) x 10.72 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Meet the Author

Bay Area News Group is the largest newspaper publisher in the San Francisco Bay area, with a daily circulation of more than 500,000 copies. Its properties include the San Jose Mercury News, the Contra Costa Times, and the Oakland Tribune.
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Table of Contents

Introduction Alex Pavlovic 6

World Series 10

Road to the Title 32

National League Division Series 78

National League Championship Series 100

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