July 26, 2021

San Francisco Giants news: Tyler Heineman helps out his community (McCovey Chronicles)


Happy Sunday, one and all! I hope your weekend is treating you nicely.

For the last few weekends, San Francisco Giants catcher Tyler Heineman and his brother — Texas Rangers outfielder Scott — have been doing their best to help their community deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

According to a video from the Hyperthermia Cancer Institute, the Heineman brothers have been supporting local businesses in Santa Monica by buying food from local restaurants, and then they’ve been supporting first responders by giving the meals to police officers and other responders. Tyler and Scott’s father was a member of the Santa Monica Police Department for 25 years.

Apparently their initiative has gained enough momentum that others have started joining and donating.

Way to go, Tyler and Scott.


Did Barry Bonds hit a home run today?

Absolutely.

May 24, 1995: Against the Philadelphia Phillies, Bonds hit a solo home run in the 4th inning off of Paul Quantrill. It gave the Giants a 1-0 lead, but they would lose 2-1. It was his 5th homer of the year.

May 24, 1998: Against the St. Louis Cardinals, Bonds hit a 2-run home run in the 9th inning off of Juan Acevedo, scoring Rich Aurilia. It…

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