San Francisco Bay Area sports photographer Brad Mangin was able to witness Giants pitcher Matt Cain’s perfect game, but as spectator.
Itâ€™s been two days since San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain hurled his perfect game at the Houston Astros at AT&T Park in San Francisco. For the first time in Giants franchise history (going back 128 years) and only the 22nd time in Major League history a pitcher retired all 27 men he faced. This is truly a rare and special feat, and unlike many people, I will not be lying when I tell friends for the rest of my life that YES, I was there. As a fan. And I loved it!
Why was I there? Because my old friend Matt Maiocco (formerly of Hayward Daily Review Bears fame, currently of COMCAST Sportsnet Bay Area fame) sent me and a few other friends a text message on Sunday night, June 10, at 7:09pm. â€śDo you slappies want to go to Giants game Wednesday?â€ť he asked.
I immediately responded. â€śDamn. I am already going Tuesday night. Maybe!â€ť I texted back.
â€śOkâ€¦ Sounds like a definite maybe,â€ť Matt wrote.
â€śPretty much. Sounds like fun!â€ť I confirmed.
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