San Francisco Giants

5:37pm

Mon September 29, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

San Francisco's "Field of Greens" at AT&T Park

The Edible Garden at AT&T Park
San Francisco Giants

Behind a wall in a park in San Francisco, there’s a large and thriving vegetable garden. That might not seem like such a big deal. But the park is AT&T Park, the wall is the centerfield wall. And the veggies that grow there are served up to hungry fans of the San Francisco Giants. 

At Garden Table, you can start your meal with mixed vegetable antipasti and end it with a chocolate mint smoothie. Everything on the menu has at least one fruit, vegetable, or herb, and many were harvested right here today.

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3:39pm

Mon August 11, 2014
Arts & Culture

Candlestick memory: Caroline Hickson

Danny Kaye
From Flickr user Kimberly Brown-Azzarello.

As a child in the 60’s, Caroline Hickson rode the bus with a friend all the way to Candlestick Park to watch Giants baseball games.

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5:20pm

Thu September 26, 2013
Arts & Culture

The organ pipes are still singing at AT&T Park

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

Good organ music can be a religious experience, especially when it's written by composers like Johann Sebastian Bach, and played on massive organs with over 10,000 pipes.


But then there's another kind of organ music, played in a different type of cathedral, on a small Hammond organ. This is the music of Steve Hogan, organist for the San Francisco Giants.

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5:24pm

Thu June 13, 2013

12:00pm

Thu April 5, 2012
Arts & Culture

"We're All Giants": the story of the SF Giants’ 2010 World Series victory

HANA BABA: Sports aren’t for everyone. And baseball, in particular, can be a hard sell. The baseball season has 162 games, and these games feel like they last forever – the players always seem to do a lot of standing around and spitting, never much actual playing.

So why is it the national pastime? Any fan might tell you it’s about the skill of the game – strategy combined with athleticism.

But it’s more than that.

JON MILLER: My dad was a baseball fan, a sports fan, and in those days the games were on the radio. And he always had a ballgame on the radio.

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