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2010-08-26 10:30:00

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...

2006-08-03 15:25:49

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Barry Bonds' 715th home run ball, which lifted the San Francisco Giants slugger past Babe Ruth on all-time home run list, sold for $220,100 on Thursday in an eBay Inc. auction. Giants fan Andrew Morbitzer, who caught the ball on May 28 at San Francisco's AT&T Park while near a concession stand, had listed the historic home run ball on the online marketplace at a starting price of $10,000. Details about the buyer were not immediately available. Ten...

2006-02-03 15:26:52

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The San Francisco Giants changed the name of their stadium on Friday for the third time since 2004, a result of continuous changes in the corporate world that pay handsomely for sports naming rights. The stadium, within walking distance of central San Francisco, will change from SBC Park to AT&T Park. Last year SBC bought AT&T and adopted the AT&T name as it became the largest U.S. telecommunications company. Opened in 2000 as Pacific Bell Park,...

2005-10-28 19:29:35

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The San Francisco Giants professional baseball franchise has had the same name for nearly half a century but they will likely soon rename their ballpark for the third time in three years. The Giants own and operate what is now called SBC Park, a much beloved stadium south of downtown San Francisco. SBC Communications Inc. acquired naming rights to the ballpark from Pacific Bell, which had paid $53 million to put their moniker on the ballpark before it opened...

2005-08-23 14:14:27

By Leonard Anderson SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Barry Bonds buzz is missing this term at SBC Park, the cozy bayside home of the San Francisco Giants. The 41-year-old outfielder is sidelined, rehabilitating his surgically-repaired knees, and his pursuit of home run sluggers Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron is on hold until he is regains health. With 703 home runs in the bag, Bonds is third on the all-time list. Aaron holds the record with 755 followed by Ruth on 714. This was the season...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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