Posted September 20, 2012 on AP on Fox
Bruce Bochy made his own statement in support of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith. The Giants manager wore a red 49ers cap in the dugout before the series finale against the Colorado Rockies on Thursday, a day after Smith said he'd been fined $15,000 last season by the NFL for sporting a Giants hat after games - though the fine was later dropped. ''That's why I'm wearing this hat,'' Bochy said. ''We're having fun with this. It's our way of supporting him for supporting us. We're all 49er fans here. This is in honor of Alex. I'm glad he didn't have to pay the fine. That's good news.'' Bochy had seen Smith in the Giants hat and sees the No. 1 overall draft pick from 2005 when he attends games at AT&T Park to support San Francisco's baseball team. ''I've seen him out here, and I was aware he was wearing the Giants hat,'' Bochy said. ''That's pretty neat. That's why I'm wearing this. We appreciate their support.'' While Bochy wears a large hat size - 8 1/8 - equipment...
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