San Francisco Giants win first World Series since 1954
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
The Giants had been ahead in the series three games to one coming into Monday's showdown at Colombia native had a batting average of .412, a total of six runs batted in, and two home runs. Rentería also became the fourth player to hit the game-winning run in a World Series twice in a career.. In front of a crowd of 52,045, Giants pitcher threw for eight innings, while and shortstop hit the game-winning three-run home run in the beginning of the inning. During the World Series, the
The Rangers had never reached the World Series until 2010, but the team struggled. The Rangers had an overall batting average of .190 in the series and did not score for more than 18 consecutive innings before a lone home run in the seventh inning of Monday's game. Texas pitcherprevented San Francisco from scoring for six innings before Rentería's seventh-inning hit.
- Ben Shpigel. "Giants on Top at Last" — , November 1, 2010
- Matthew Futterman. "One Giant Leap for San Francisco" — , November 1, 2010