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World Series: Everything We Ever Wanted -- and More
|A happy Pablo|
During the three-day series between the Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants, you can expect the usual trash-talk and peanut-spilling around the stadium. That's all innocent fun, but what cops will be on the lookout for are the rowdy and violent fans.
So far, these patrols have helped keep the peace.
SFPD Officer Gordon Shyy told us that yesterday, during the first of three games this week, "nothing violent" happened, which he attributes to public awareness of this increased and incognito police presence. If troublemakers know more officers are milling around, "they may think twice," he said.
Now for the burning question: How do presumably pro-Giants police feel about sporting Dodger blue?
|Bryan Stow with his two kids|
|Make no mistake ... this is gay!|
|With his children, Tyler and Tabitha|
Last night marked the end of The Franchise, so it's time to take stock of the series. In many ways, it was a success, providing a most-access look into the Giants while also doing a serviceable job of telling the story of the team. On the other hand, it was often rudimentary and repetitive, recapping some of the team's games in broad strokes while not fully explaining just how bad the team has been over the past month.
Maybe the producers at Showtime and MLB Productions didn't get quite what they bargained for with this squad.More »