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49ers Vs. Giants Charity Shootout: Bay Area Legends Battle At Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

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current and former members of the San Francisco 49ers and Giants take on one another in a $100,000 charity shootout at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

2012 Pebble Beach Pro-Am: Alex Smith, Jim Harbaugh Set To Participate

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We break down the news that Jim Harbaugh and Alex Smith will take part in next week's Pebble Beach Pro Am

Today's Dugout Chat: Cheap Shots at Kruk and Kuip

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Not exactly accurate, but hilarious as (almost) always.

Krukow: Posey Tipping Pitches

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Great post by Bruce Jenkins (seriously). Make sure to read the whole thing to hear the rest of Kruk's take, but here's a snippet: When Raul Ibanez tripled off reliever Jeremy Affeldt in the seventh inning last night, scoring Chase Utley from second base for a 6-2 lead, Mike Krukow told his audience that "Posey tipped that pitch." You don't hear such things from other analysts, particularly the shameless "homers" befouling so many broadcast booths, but Krukow is a former catcher who plays it straight, and he can't stand to watch shoddy fundamentals. "What happened there," Krukow said this morning in Philadelphia, "it was a 3-2 count, and Posey shook his head as Affeldt looked in for the sign. When a catcher does that, he's not shaking off a pitch. He just wants to have the pitcher shake HIS head -- like he's going to get inside the hitter's head. Well, 99 times out of 100, a fastball is coming. We (in the booth) figured Utley relayed the pitch to Ibanez. He'd been late on Affeldt's fastball the whole at-bat, but he jumped all over that one."

Open Effusive Praise for Our Beloved Broadcasters Thread

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Who has the best broadcast team in the majors? The San Francisco Giants.

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