Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
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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