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Here's a very sweet slideshow showing how San Francisco reacted to the Giants dissection of the postseason opposition, while waking up to the tea bagging reality.

Sweet indeed.   A Million strong.

Young america has no other tradition like this game, and while other sports may capture more fans, this game stands out, and will continue to stand out, long after amurkan football is either outlawed or declawed.  (waves to Drew and ducks)

The euphoria i felt watching the presentation, including for my grandfather, was palpable.  Seeing Willie Mays, greatest ballplayer of all time, and Willie McCovey, Willie Mac in a wheelchair, from the 50's and 60's Giants team which lost to the corporate Yankees in '62 by two inches, beaming (silently) as Timmy mouthed "fuck yeah" and Huff Daddy pulled his Rally Thong out of his pants, well..; sweet.

Over a million people lined the parade route, some say 1.4M.  Since San Fran has a population of 620,000, that's saying something.  I know of  two friends, decked in orange and black on Halloween, who really enjoyed their French Champagne, as the skies lightened in greater downtown Bremen Germany.

Also sweet, to see the Guvornator get booed by the crown his whole speech, even when he acknowledged the existence of the the horrible photo leading off this diary, a prank on the media by our closer.

Well, my vacation's over.  wish i could still swing a bat.

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin

by Crazy Horse on Thu Nov 4th, 2010 at 03:15:08 AM EST
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Oh, and it was sweet that one of the players said it smelled like Prop 19 passed. From the stage.  Obama asked if The Beard had magical powers.  And Huff, was he proud?

with the Jints 6 games back in the middle of august, Huff tried to loosen up the clubhouse by dancing around in that thing.  he predicted the Giants would go 20-10 from that day 'til the end of the season, which they did. they then went 11-4 to win it all in the postseason.

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin

by Crazy Horse on Thu Nov 4th, 2010 at 03:26:50 AM EST
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PS.  sorry for the cluttered Update, they were supposed to be bullet points.  perhaps i should learn html.



"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin

by Crazy Horse on Thu Nov 4th, 2010 at 03:36:08 AM EST
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What part of

afew:

that means putting <p> where you want a paragraph break

is hard to understand? ;)

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Thu Nov 4th, 2010 at 05:13:54 AM EST
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Done.
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Thu Nov 4th, 2010 at 05:19:43 AM EST
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i'm just thankful that i remember the beginning of a sentence when i reach the end.  ;-)  und danke.

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin
by Crazy Horse on Thu Nov 4th, 2010 at 08:20:28 AM EST
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