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McCovey Chronicles Mar 20, 2014

The wonder of Willie Mays and Willie McCovey, as told through old newspapers

And yet it's Ryan Theriot who gets to score the winning run of a World Series. I was recently playing around with Google's newspaper archive for something unrelated, and when I got bored, I started entering Giants players into the search engine. For example, did you know that Madison Bumgarner didn't start with FFFFFFFFFFF face? He had to work up to it: No, he had Panicked Yodel face before FFFFFFFFFFF face. It takes the wonders of Google Microfiche to help us discover that. The problem is there weren't a lot of great results for current players. Sure, there was Tim Lincecum signing his...

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