As the San Francisco Giants are on their way to clinching another World Series title, we indulged our "Orange October" fever by browsing the SF History Center's ephemera folders (SF. BASEBALL. GIANTS). Here is a peek at the 1962 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the New York Yankees.
|1962 World Series program cover|
The Giants had just moved to San Francisco in 1958 and the tension of battling their former hometown team was heightened with rain delays in both cities. The teams played seven games with the Yankees winning the last game 1 - 0 and taking the series.
|Tickets from Game 1 and Game 7 of the 1962 World Series|
So, get out your orange and twirl those rally towels! With two games ahead, we're rooting for a 2012 World Series Championship parade and celebration!
1962 San Francisco Giants - from the 1962 World Series program