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Game of My Life San Francisco Giants: Memorable Stories of Giants Baseball

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Orlando Cepeda breaks into the majors with a home run. Willie Mays drills four homers in a single game while sick to his stomach. Felipe Alou prays for a ninth-inning miracle with the National League pennant on the line. In Game of My Life San Francisco Giants, you’ll experience the exceptional moments of fan favorites Will Clark, Rich Aurilia, Robby Thompson, and Rod Beck, as well as current stars like Tim Lincecum, described in their own words as only they remember them.

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Overview

Orlando Cepeda breaks into the majors with a home run. Willie Mays drills four homers in a single game while sick to his stomach. Felipe Alou prays for a ninth-inning miracle with the National League pennant on the line. In Game of My Life San Francisco Giants, you’ll experience the exceptional moments of fan favorites Will Clark, Rich Aurilia, Robby Thompson, and Rod Beck, as well as current stars like Tim Lincecum, described in their own words as only they remember them.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781613210406
  • Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
  • Publication date: 9/1/2011
  • Series: Game of My Life Series
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,380,454
  • Product dimensions: 9.06 (w) x 6.28 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Matt
Johanson teaches social studies and journalism at Castro Valley High School in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a freelance journalist, he contributes articles about sports, the outdoors, education, and politics to newspapers including the San
Francisco Chronicle, the Los Angeles
Times, and the San Jose Mercury News.

Bruce MacGowan covered the sports beat for seventeen years at KNBR Radio in San Francisco. He is currently a writer for the Marin Independent Journal. He lives and works in San Francisco, California.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Bruce Macgowan ix

Chapter 1 "A Dream Come True" Orlando Cepeda 1

Chapter 2 "Don't Ask Me How I Did It" Willie Mays 11

Chapter 3 "The Good Lord Heard My Prayer" Felipe Alou 19

Chapter 4 "Don't Let the Boos Bother You" Bobby Bolin 29

Chapter 5 When "Dirty Al" Came Home Al Gallagher 37

Chapter 6 "Crying Like A Baby" Tito Fuentes 45

Chapter 7 Payback Greg Minton 55

Chapter 8 Marvel in the Muck Dan Gladden 63

Chapter 9 "From the Outhouse to the Penthouse" Bob Brenly 71

Chapter 10 The "Caveman" Who Defied Extinction Don Robinson 79

Chapter 11 "Like No Other Game" Mike Krukow 87

Chapter 12 "A Miracle" Dave Dravecky 95

Chapter 13 "We Needed To Win" Will Clark 101

Chapter 14 Tiny Ego, Giant Heart Robby Thompson 111

Chapter 15 "No Hits Out Here" Darren Lewis 123

Chapter 16 Woody's Wonder Kirk Rueter 129

Chapter 17 "This is Who I Am" Rod Beck 137

Chapter 18 Benard Rocks the Yard Marvin Benard 147

Chapter 19 "Baseball Warrior" Robb Nen 155

Chapter 20 "Let a Sleeping Dog Lie" Kenny Lofton 165

Chapter 21 With His Lumber and His Leather Rich Aurilia 177

Chapter 22 "How I Got in the Hall of Fame" J.T. Snow 185

Chapter 23 "For My Mom" Jason Schmidt 193

Chapter 24 "A Magical Day" Brian Dallimore 201

Chapter 25 "Heaven" Jonathan Sanchez 211

Chapter 26 "An Amazing Ride" Jeremy Affeldt 219

Chapter 27 "Our Year" Brian Wilson 228

Afterword 237

Acknowledgments 239

Bibliography 241

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  • Posted October 31, 2014

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    Game Of My Life is a great memoir of San Francisco Giants greats Will Clark,Robby Thompson,and other Giants greats. This is a great book for any longtime Giants fans.

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