Thu May 14, 2015
Arts & Culture

Jonrón! Los Gigantes on the air

Los Gigantes broadcast booth
photo by Julie Caine

One of the joys of baseball is listening to games on the radio. There’s the sound of the crowd, the crack of the bat, the 7th inning stretch … all woven together by the announcers’ excitement and disappointment as they do the live play-by-play.

If you’re a Giants’ fan, you’ve probably heard Jon Miller on 680AM. But let’s move up the dial a little bit … to 860AM.

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Thu August 28, 2014
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: San Francisco Giants' Organist

Steve Hogan plays at AT&T Park, September 2013.
Photo by Chris Hoff

All week long, we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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Thu May 16, 2013


Thu October 11, 2012

Giants win national league division series!

The San Francisco Giants, today, won a dramatic, do-or-die playoff game against the Cincinnati Reds. MVP candidate Buster Posey hit a grand slam in the 6 to 4 victory. The Giants won three straight elimination games on the road, and now move on to the penultimate playoff series, beginning Sunday night, October 14th. In Oakland, meanwhile, in just about an hour-and-a-half, the A's have their own must-win game against the Detroit Tigers. All the excitement has San Francisco Chronicle reporter Scott Ostler thinking this is not just one of the best days in Bay Area baseball history.

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Thu August 16, 2012

What's a fair advantage for professional atheletes?

The next chapter in the story of athletes and performance enhancing drugs in sports has been written, and it takes place in San Francisco. Wednesday, Giants left-fielder Melky Cabrera was suspended for the rest of the year, without pay, by Major League Baseball, for failing a drug test: he had high levels of testosterone.

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