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From the Archives: Baseball
As a Major League Baseball team front office executive for a dozen years, Duffy Jennings looks back on a number of unique experiences, including major news events and behind-the-scenes experiences with players, managers, executives, Hall of Famers, broadcasters and others inside the game. Among them are the earthquake-interrupted 1989 World Series, working with Willie Mays, Willie McCovey and Dave Dravecky, the contentious sale of the Giants in 1992 and even hitting a home run out of Candlestick Park himself.
Willie McCovey, 1971
In January 1986, all of us at the Giants were thrilled, if not very surprised, when the Baseball Writers Association of America elected Giants great Willie McCovey to the National Baseball Hall...
One stadium: not big enough for two of us.
With all the talk in the news several years ago about whether former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft condoned torture of suspected terrorists or urged President...
Candlestick Park: Oct. 17, 1989
The 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake struck the Bay Area at 5:04 p.m., Tuesday, October 17, 1989, fifteen minutes before the start of Game 3 of the 1989 World Series between...