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Fan who caught Ishikawa's HR throws out 1st pitch

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Travis Ishikawa's line drive headed out toward right field and San Francisco Giants fans immediately began celebrating. Frank Burke kept tracking the ball's trajectory. He knew the Shot That Shook the Bay was headed his way and he kept watching it. Burke told himself to keep the ball in front of him. When the hit Thursday night cleared the wall for the...
Via AP on Fox
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Giants fan who returned Travis Ishikawa's walk-off home run ball gets World Series tickets (PHOTO)

Imagine being a lifelong San Francisco Giants fan and holding a piece of team history in your hands — and giving it up. Willingly.That's what Frank Burke did — after catching Travis Ishikawa's dramatic Game 5 NLCS Series walk-off home run ball (video at bottom) that gave the Giants the pennant and sent them to the World Series last Thursday — when he returned the prized...
Via The Other Paper
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St. Louis Cardinals’ Elimination Stings Because Future Success Is Far From Guaranteed

San Francisco Giants left fielder Travis Ishikawa created one of the most dramatic moments in Major League Baseball history when he hit a walk-off, three-run home run Thursday to send the Giants to the World Series over the St. Louis Cardinals. And he left the Cardinals to head into the offseason with nothing more than thoughts about how difficult it is to be one of the two teams...
Via i70baseball
7 days ago  |  Discuss

GALLERY: 10 greatest walk-off homers in MLB playoff history

The walk-off hit is one of sports’ most exhilarating moments, and when it happens in October, it’s something fans cherish for generations. Travis Ishikawa gave San Francisco Giants fans a memory they’ll never forget when he hit a three-run homer to win the National League pennant. The hit, along with Joe Buck’s call, reminded everyone of another walk-off blast from the...
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Travis Ishikawa’s homer with Russ Hodges’ famous 1951 call

When Travis Ishikawa sent the Giants to the World Series on Thursday, many announcers attempted to replicate Russ Hodges’ famous “THE GIANTS WIN THE PENNANT” call. Well, did all of those guys one better – they overlaid Hodges’ call on Ishikawa’s homer. Baseball, I love you. [Big League Stew] The post Travis Ishikawa’s homer with Russ Hodges’ famous 1951 call...
Via The Outside Corner
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At last, an ex-Yankee post-season hero: Let us celebrate Travis Ishikawa, the one-night Yankee

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to  YANKEEOGRAPHY... (Cue the classy music)... Tonight on Yankeeography, we celebrate the career of baseball hero Travis Ishigawa, the "Six-Inning Yankee." The time is July 8, 2013. The place is New York City, in the back of an expensively seedy hotel bar and hash house near Yankee Stadium.Brian "American Picker" Cashman has...

Video: Travis Ishikawa hits walk-off home run to send Giants to World Series

Chris Chambliss, Aaron Boone, Magglio Ordonez…and now Travis Ishikawa. The Giants’ left fielder became the fourth player in Major League history to end a League Championship Series with a home run. His three-run shot off Michael Wacha in the bottom of the ninth of Game 5 created a 6-3 San Francisco win over the St. Louis Cardinals and a date with the Kansas City Royals in...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Travis Ishikawa’s Walk-Off Homer Sends Giants To World Series (Video)

SAN FRANCISCO — Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night. Your browser does not support iframes. These every-other-year Giants clinched the National League Championship Series in Game 5 and now will face the Royals in an all wild...
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Giants win on walk-off home run, advance to World Series

Your browser does not support iframes. The San Francisco Giants hit three home runs during game 5 of the NLCS. The final one, off the bat of Travis Ishikawa, sent them to the World Series to face the Kansas City Royals. The Giants tied the game in the bottom of the eighth inning thanks to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Travis Ishikawa walk-off HR sends Giants back to World Series

Your browser does not support iframes. The San Francisco Giants are headed back to the World Series after Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 on Thursday night. The Giants clinched the NL Championship Series in Game 5 and now will face the Royals in the Fall Classic beginning Tuesday night in Kansas City....
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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