The 2011 offseason figures to be an interesting one for the Giants.
With changes in management and a disappointing follow-up to the 2010 World Series win, San Francisco baseball fans will eagerly anticipate some offensive additions.
So it's good news, I think, that Giants CEO Larry Baer sent a letter to season-ticket holders emphasizing the team's plans to compete next year, as well as how impressed he was with the fan support to the end of 2011.
"Frankly, I have never seen anything like the outpouring you showed to the team during those last three home games," Baer wrote. "Though we had been eliminated from contention, the cheers never stopped: for retiring managing general partner Bill Neukom, for veteran Pat Burrell playing what might be the last game of his career, for 22-year-old pitcher Madison Bumgarner, rebounding spectacularly from an 0-6 start.
"You cheered for every Giants players who delivered a World Championship last year and who scrapped every day this season to figur...