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Grandma Makes Great Catch

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An elderly woman at a San Francisco Giants game makes a great play on a foul ball into the second deck.

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With Leather’s Watch This: Baseball Fans Still Don’t Know ‘Trader’ From ‘Traitor’

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One of the little nuggets of worthlessness that was dropped around the Major League Baseball trade deadline was that the Los Angeles Dodgers, in a mostly risk-free/high-reward move to bolster the bullpen, <a href="http://www.latimes.com/sports/dodgersnow/la-sp-dn-brian-wilson-signs-dodgers-20130730,0,5219875.story" target="_blank">signed former San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson</a>.

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Hell Hath No Fury Like A Child Whose Dad Missed A Foul Ball

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Back in July of 2011, Burnsy answered the question, <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/07/the-great-foul-ball-debate-how-do-you-declare-the-real-villain#page/1" target="_blank">"How do you declare the villain in a foul ball dispute?"</a> The examination covered a lot of variables -- children throwing tantrums, grown men stealing foul balls from teenage girls, kids trying to get a soccer ball up over a fence and having it stolen from them at the last second by a randomly-occurring jerk -- but it never mentioned the touchiest of foul ball subjects: the dad who tries, but fails.

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The McCovey Cove Hot Dog Kayak Is The Most American Thing Ever

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The World Series Champion San Francisco Giants are one of the hottest teams in all of baseball today, as they defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 yesterday to complete a three-game sweep of their rivals and reclaim a one-game lead over the Colorado Rockies in the National League West.

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The Dugout: Jean Machi’s Hilarious Farts

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If you missed out on this week's big baseball news, San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Jean Machi farted in the Giants bullpen.

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Paying Homage To Barry Bonds Because Baseball’s Hall Of Fame Never Will

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Last weekend at the bar while watching the Vikings/Packers wildcard game, my buddy <a href="http://twitter.com/mtrible" target="_blank">Mark</a> told the story of how he once spoke with a San Francisco Giants scout about Barry Bonds.

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Jeff Kent’s ‘Survivor’ Departure Was The Most Jeff Kent Thing Ever

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I don’t watch much reality TV, let alone any of the CBS blockbuster Survivor, but I’d been keeping my ear to the TV in the other room this season as my girlfriend watched, because as a rule, anything that involves Jeff Kent is usually outstanding.

WORLD SERIES

The San Francisco Zoo Named A Baby Monkey After Sergio Romo

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In recent years, lucky animals have played a huge part in Major League Baseball teams’ World Series runs, from the Anaheim Angels of Anaheim Los Angeles Angels’ Rally Monkey to the St.

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The Dude Who Wouldn't Riot Is My New Favorite Person

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The story of a lead actor living in a world of bit players, from the YouTube description: I shot some rioting go down on Muni on McAllister and Larkin (San Francisco, Ca) after the San Francisco Giants won the 2012 MLB World Series.

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Hunter Pence Loves Katy Perry, Yells Woooo When He Runs

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Yesterday, we shared an appearance from Los Angeles Clippers alley-oopist <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/10/blake-griffin-wont-stop-being-funny#page/1" target="_blank">Blake Griffin on Conan</a>, wherein he made a bunch of weird faces and created Conan O'Brien to be his teammate in NBA 2K13.

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Here’s A Reason To Hate Your Co-Workers

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Ladies and gentlemen, introducing the video that will soon be posted on 2 million Facebook and Twitter accounts, as well as every blog from here to the European site that copies all of our posts, and I fully endorse the attention it’s about to receive.

#MEMES

Meme Watch: Everybody Loves Pablo Sandoval

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Riding high after their come-from-behind NCLS victory over the St.

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Barry Zito Is The Only Person Who Can Afford World Series Parking

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I'm glad I went to a Giants game in San Francisco in August and only dropped 40 bucks instead of trying to pay for World Series parking.

WORLD SERIES

With Leather’s Watch This: World Series Time

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Okay, I want to start off by saying that I swear on everything I hold sacred that I won’t write anything sarcastic here, so I don’t offend anyone who would read something and honestly believe that I, a lifelong baseball fan, would be insane enough to <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/10/watch-this-san-francisco-giants-world-series">actually demand the San Francisco Giants play an 8th game</a> after defeating the St.

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Joe Buck Knows That People Think He Is Biased For The Cardinals, Doesn’t Care

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If Ben Franklin were alive today, he’d probably smell awful and he’d have to agree that three things are certain in life – death, taxes and people hating ol' biased Joe Buck.

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Matt Cain Busted The Myth That He Couldn’t Ruin A Pizza With Baseball

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Tory Belleci and Kari Byron from Mythbusters host this video of Matt Cain of the San Francisco Giants showing off his legendary throwing arm by rocketing a baseball through various objects thrown up in the air.

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With Leather’s Watch This: Getcha Some, Giants

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I forget what company it is, but there’s been a new commercial with Marisa Miller airing lately, and it makes me sad because she’s all pregnant now.

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Move Over, Everyone Else: ‘X Factor’ Fans Really Loathe The St. Louis Cardinals

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Here’s what I know from my very limited knowledge and actual viewing history of Fox’s hit show, The X Factor: It is a glorified episode of MTV’s Cribs, in that they spend more time gawking at the celebrity judges’ homes than they do making children cry.


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