Photo by Stuart Ballew, who took this cool photo of old rookie Madison Bumgarner warming up in the bullpen in Arizona. Less than 4 months after this shot was taken, the Giants were World Series champs. Who knew?
this-day-in-baseball: “ October 1965 On the last day of the season, Giants’ outfielder Willie Mays hits his home run to break the franchise record he established in Mays’ league leading home run is given up by Reds pitcher Billy McCool.
Original Pinner shared, "Willie Mays 1966 In a victory over Los Angeles at Candlestick Park, Willie Mays becomes the all-time National League home run leader as he strokes his career round-tripper off Dodger starter Claude Osteen.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 11: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants stands on second base and celebrates after he hit an RBI double scoring Hunter Pence #8 in the bottom of the fifth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park on July 11, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)