Found April 23, 2012 on
A father and son watched the San Francisco Giants take on the New York Mets at Citi Field while dressed as Giants pitchers Brian Wilson and Tim Lincecum.
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The father was wearing a Brian Wilson jersey with a fake Wilson mustache and beard, while the son wore a Tim Lincecum jersey with a matching hair wig.
The Giants fans went home happy, especially the younger fan, as Lincecum got credit for his first victory of the season as the Giants beat the Mets 6-1.
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Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.
1. Brief Previews of Select Games
2. Shameless Polling Action: Over/Under on Yankees-Rangers
3. Crowdsourcing Broadcasters: Cleveland Radio
Brief Previews for Select Games
Here are brief previews for four of today’s games — each including the preferred television feed of FanGraphs readers,...