Here is the opening to my column about the Giants winning the World Series:


When it was over, after the Giants beat the Tigers 4-3 in 10, after the Giants swept the Tigers and won the World Series, the Giants players — Ryan Theriot and Jeremy Affeldt and Marco Scutaro and all the rest — gathered along the first-base line, as if Comerica Park was their park, and saluted the Giants fans — there were thousands of them — who shouted at the players, “Let’s go Giants!”

The players wore World Series shirts and caps, and they hugged wives and girlfriends and they were having an impromptu party in the cold and the rain of a Midwest autumn, not that they cared about the chill. They were having a San Francisco party in Detroit.

To read the full column, click here.