Tales from the San Francisco Giants Dugout traces the storied history of this relocated Major League Baseball team through multidimensional profiles of famous players like Barry Bonds as well as through chronological profiles of individual decades. Professional voice artist Dan Lenard brings a liveliness to these tales that rivals an excited sports announcer’s. Co-authors (and Giants fans) Peters and Shea make ample use of quotes from manager Dusty Baker and assorted players to tell the story of the New York team that moved to California in 1958. When Lenard performs the tale of Barry Bonds’ quest for a home run record, the listener is on the edge of his figurative seat, which may or may not be stationed behind home plate.
This updated edition tells the best stories about the reigning World Series champions. The rich tradition of the San Francisco Giants has provided indelible memories for their fans ever since they moved from New York’s Polo Grounds to Seals Stadium in 1958. Tales from the San Francisco Giants Dugout captures some of the humorous and poignant moments of the team’s years on the West Coast, from the intense rivalry with the Dodgers to their amazing victory in the 2010 World Series.