Giants World Series Parade 2012
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Get down to Market Street on Halloween for the city’s parade and celebration for the 2012 World Champion Giants!
The victory parade will take place Wednesday, October 31, 2012 starting at 11am.
Unlike two years ago, for 2012 the ticker tape parade will bypass Montgomery Street and instead the parade will start at the foot of Market near the Ferry Building and head down Market Street to Civic Center for the big celebration near the steps of City Hall.
San Francisco Giants Parade & Celebration
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
– Market Street Parade 11am to 12:30pm
– City Hall Celebration 12:30p m to 2pm
2012 Parade Route
– Starts at Market and Steuart streets at 11am.
– Parade travels west on Market Street, turn right onto McAllister Street.
– Ends at City Hall.
– Interactive Google Map of parade route
The route distance is roughly 2 miles and will take approximately 90 minutes.
Nearly 100 cars, floats and performing troupes will participate in the 90 minute parade starting with Giants staff and broadcasters, Nancy Pelosi, Gavin Newsom, Mayor Ed Lee, Willie Brown followed by Giants hall of Famers Gaylord Perry, Orlando Cepeda, Juan Marichel, Willie McCovey and Willie Mays.
Afterwards you’ll get coaching staff, lion dancers, taiko drummers, samba dancers and then Manager Bruce Bochy, the world series trophy and all the players including Buster Posey, Matt Cain, Tim Lincecum with MVP Pablo Sandoval at the end.
- Musical performance by Beach Blanket Babylon
- Welcome & Introduction – Renel Brooks Moon, Giants Public Address Announcer
- Jon Miller & Dave Flemming, Giants Broadcasters
- Player Introductions (in numberical order) – Jon Miller & Dave Flemming
- The Honorable Edwin Lee, Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco
- Larry Baer, Giants President and Chief Executive Officer
- Brian Sabean, Giants Senior Vice President and General Manager
- Bruce Bochy , Giants Manager
- Tito Fuentes & Erwin Higueros, Giants Spanish Broadcasters
- Pablo Sandoval (World Series MVP) & Marco Scutaro (League Championship Series MVP)
- Mike Krukow & Duane Kuiper, Giants Broadcasters
- Ryan Vogelsong & Barry Zito, Giants starting pitchers
- Angel Pagan & Hunter Pence, Giants Outfielders
- Matt Cain, Buster Posey & Sergio Romo, World Series Game 4 starting pitcher, catcher and closer
- Photo Op with players and coaches gathered around trophy
- Grand Finale
>> TV Schedule:
Comcast SportsNet Bay Area will broadcast live commercial-free HD coverage of the ticker-tape parade and the City Hall celebration beginning at 10:30 a.m. CSNBayArea.com will provide live video streaming of the entire parade and civic celebration. – – Replay: Wed 10/31 at 11 p, Thurs (11/1) at 7p and Friday (11/2) at 11p
KRON 4 will broadcast live commercial-free HD coverage of the ticker-tape parade and the City Hall celebration beginning at 10:30 a.m. Extended coverage will be provided on the website, kron4.com.
– Replay – KRON4 will also re-air a two hour commercial-free special on our 24/7 channel Comcast 193 on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9-11 p.m.
Get parade updates at www.facebook.com/SF
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