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SF Giants parade ’10

What an exciting day to be at here in downtown San Francisco.  I now can checked one of my checklist, that is experiencing the MLB World Series.  No one saw it coming, sports commentator didn’t believe in SF Giants.  Statistically, SF Giants are the weaker team. But, they work as a team and there is no “I” in team!  Everyone in the team had their moment at the world series.  My opinion, they all deserved a MVP!

I had the honor of capturing SF Giants parade side by side with Michael Jeong.  It is and by far, the best parade I’ve ever experienced.  Fans shouting, SF Giants, can be felt as you’re being surrounded full of huge loud speaker, definitely louder than the inside of  AT&T Park.  Fans respectfully clap and cheered as Willie Mays passes through.  The cheer changed as the highlight player, Edgar Renteria MVP passes through and the shouting changed, MVP, MVP …

Andres Torres captured my camera.  When he took off his sunglasses, his eyes were in tears.  Walking throughout the whole parade, Torres walked briskly thanking every fans.   The humbleness from him made me respect him alot more than just a player.  He is by far my favorite player.

Today 11/03/2010, is definitely a Giants day.  Everyone took a day off from work.  I rode in the bus on the way back, I see parents took a day off and took their kids to see the Giants.  There was barely anyone at school today, at least that’s what I’ve heard.  Heck, I would take a sick call or vacation.

Thank you Giants!


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44 thoughts on “SF Giants parade ’10

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  2. What beautiful pix! It’s wonderful to see people coming together out of happiness and common interest…there’s just entirely too much negativity these days.

    Thank you for posting! 🙂

  3. Really nice pictures!! I wish my Rangers could have won, both teams were so deserving. I am still proud of the Rangers for knocking off the Yankees. Maybe next year we will have a parade like that here in Dallas. Congrats and thanks for sharing the pics!

  4. I LOVE a good parade. Your third pic is my favorite. I also love to see men holding babies. Thanks for sharing!


  5. Oh…and of course I LOVE the guy in the tree. Gotta a respect a fella who will go to such lengths for a photo! I know I wouldn’t do it.


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  7. Wonderful photos–I bet that was a fun time.

  8. hai guyssssssssss……super fantastik your team…..???

  9. nearlynormalized on said:

    Great pics!!! Love them Giants, California needs something to cheer about besides the L.A. Lakers…SF the best CITY!!!!!!!

  10. It was my first ticker-tape parade! It is so awesome to be in San Francisco right now, the weather a perfect 75 degrees and everyone is genuinely happy.

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  12. Akela on said:

    These are fantastic pictures! I wish I could have been there.. but these photographs make me feel like I am there; they are well captured photojournalism shots, definitely.

    Go Giants!

  13. These are awesome pictures!! We are Bay Area natives, Go Giants!

  14. GREAT photos!! What an amazing event. My sister in law works on Montgomery and she got some nice shots too from an upper level window. Very happy for us Bay Area peeps!
    Congrats on Freshly Pressed!

  15. Go Yankees!! Oops, wrong blog… I knew I should have taken that left at El Segundo…

    Well anyway, congratz Giants (since they were an old NY team… hehehe)

  16. Those pics are amazing!! It sucks my Yankees didn’t win, but it was about time that someone who did not have a championship, win one.

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  18. I enjoyed the article and the pictures are a work of art with such vivid clarity. But I feel sorry because no matter how well you are able to capture those moments, they never last forever. Like the fact of life…. We can’t freeze time…….. and as a yankees ‘ fan last year seem so long ago. For you, spring training is around the corner. So enjoy the feeling while it last because nothing last forever.

  19. sayitinasong on said:

    Loved all your pics. Congrats SF!!

  20. Great pictures, great post!

    Vanessa Rima

  21. Amazing pictures! I’m a Pirates fan (*sigh*) but glad to see Freddy Sanchez get a ring.

  22. Gorgeous photos! I was in the crush at Civic Center so my photos are of the backs of people’s heads! Thanks for sharing what was such a special day for us in SF with the rest of the world. 🙂

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  24. I so wanted to go, but work prevented me from leaving the office. Awesome pics! Go Giants!

  25. dearexgirlfriend on said:

    your pictures are awesome. makes me wish i was a Giants fan…though my team has had its share of success recently so i cant complain too much!

  26. This is a good blog message, I will keep the post in my mind. If you can add more video and pictures can be much better. Because they help much clear understanding. 🙂 thanks Dominguez.

  27. Great Pictures. OMG the guy in the tree= Fuc*^#g Awesome

  28. Sandy Saavedra on said:

    Rendy, Great shots, so clear and I love how you really captured the people.

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  31. xiangen on said:

    Even though I was one of the bandwagon fans that got caught up in the storm, it was one of those once-in-a-lifetime things to watch as my friend told me the SF Giants haven’t won a World Series in a REALLY LONG TIME. And seeing them win 2010 and the energy that just erupted in San Francisco, it was just awesome to witness. Very nice photos! 😀

  32. Awesome photos! Must of been so fun to be downtown!

  33. bayoucreole on said:

    These photos are beautiful! Thanks for sharing them.

  34. What great pictures of an exciting day! Here in Red Sox land we understand! Congratulations, and we love your beautiful, multicultural city!

  35. Karen Butler on said:

    So that’s what I missed when all the cell phone arms went up to snap their dinky shots–I saw some faces through their elbows, but this fills in the gaps nicely. I can’t wait to show this to my boys–they’ll be thrilled. Much better pics than the Chronicle! Thanks.

    Click here if you want to eat Texas Toas, a spicy strata, to to celebrate–I adapted this recipe, and we all loved eating it after the parade.

  36. These are excellent pictures. Thank you.

  37. Harry Elliott on said:

    Congrats to the Giants and their fans for coming together as a team,
    and finally winning the World Series after over fifty years of almosts.

    When I think of some of the great Hall of Fame players that never
    got a chance to sip champagne as a Giant: Marichal, McCovey, Cepada
    and more recently Kemp and Bonds, what can I say?

    When you have dominant pitching made up of fearless young arms,
    and castoffs playing the game fearlessly, well it all adds up to a championship

    The only thing left now is to see if these Giants can put together a run
    to rival that of the Niners of the 80’s and 90’s.

  38. Jaime Balmer on said:

    Amazing!!!! 🙂

  39. Thank you Randy, so wanted to be there but this is the next best! Let’s go Giants! And they did!

  40. Hey, great pix! I was having some exposure problem since it was pretty darn shady at 3rd and Market. And despite the pushing and jostling by the surrounding humans, I got some decent pix.

    Here ya go:

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