San Francisco Giants Host Flip Video Night on September 1st at AT&T Park

August 26, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Giants fans will really have something to flip about when the San Francisco Giants host Flip Video Night on Wednesday, September 1, during the Colorado Rockies game at 6:15 p.m. at AT&T Park. Cisco’s Flip Video(TM) today announced that it is teaming up with the Giants for a unique promotion that features video of fans – shot on Flip video cameras – supporting their team on the HD Diamond Vision Scoreboard. The promotion also features Flip giveaways and special offers to purchase Flip video cameras at local Best Buy stores or at the game.

“Flip video cameras are an ideal way for fans to show their Giants support and be ready to catch many great baseball moments before, during and after the first pitch,” said Giants senior vice president of revenue Mario Alioto. “Giants fans are a special group who ardently support their team and want to enjoy all the excitement of the game. We are pleased to join forces with Flip Video to put a special spotlight on our fans.”

“Flip Video and sports really go together, whether it’s watching a Giants game with friends or catching the action at your neighborhood sporting event. Flip is a great way to capture and share those memorable sports moments,” said Jodi Lipe, director of marketing for Cisco’s Consumer Products. “We think fans will really flip for the Giants during our Flip Video Night.”

During Flip Video Night, the Giants promotional team – the “Orange and Black Attack” – will walk around the ballpark with Flips to capture fans in action. The best fan footage will then be shown during the game on the HD Diamond Vision scoreboard. Other elements of the evening’s promotion include 20,000 special offer coupons to be distributed to game attendees for the purchase of a Flip video camera at the game or at local Best Buy stores. To be part of this special promotion, fans can visit (www.sfgiants.com) to purchase game tickets.

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Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. This year celebrates 25 years of technology innovation, operational excellence and corporate social responsibility. Cisco’s vision for the consumer is to enable people to live a connected life that is more personal, more social, and more visual. Further information about Cisco and its full line of consumer products including Linksys, Valet and Flip Video can be found at www.theflip.com, http://home.cisco.com and www.cisco.com/consumer.

About the San Francisco Giants and AT&T Park

The San Francisco Giants of the National League is one of the oldest franchises in Major League Baseball. Boasting a 128-year history, the team moved to San Francisco from New York in 1958 playing a total of 42 years in Seals Stadium and Candlestick Park before moving into their current home at AT&T Park in 2000. Since opening its gates in 2000, AT&T Park has become internationally-renowned as a premier venue in the world of both sports and entertainment. AT&T Park was chosen as the 2008 Sports Facility of the Year by Sports Business Journal and Sports Business Daily as part of the inaugural Sports Business Awards program. On the diamond, more than 32 million spectators have witnessed a trio of playoff appearances, the 2002 World Series and a bevy of magical moments. Barry Bonds established his own historical stage on the shores of McCovey Cove, from his record-setting 71st home run in 2001 to the all-time home run record (762 HRs) in 2007. Likewise, the euphoria that surrounded the Giants’ pennant clinching win in 2002 is forever etched upon the San Francisco sports landscape. The ballpark was the center of the baseball universe when it hosted the 78th Major League Baseball All-Star Game on July 10, 2007. In 2008, the Giants celebrated the team’s 50th year in San Francisco. AT&T Park has also played host to some of music’s biggest acts, including Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band and Green Day. Off the field, the Giants have one of the premier community outreach programs in professional sports, becoming the first team to implement a 100 percent participation program, involving every player, coach and uniformed staff member in at least one community project throughout the season. Through its community outreach programs, the Giants work with corporate and non-profit partners to raise awareness, educate and generate interest in a variety of issues important to both their fans and community.

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