AT&T Park nestles right up to the water, creating a splashy kind of exit for some baseballs. The San Francisco park is the third in my Ballpark Quirks series for Sports Illustrated. Check out the history of McCovey Cove and how it almost wasn’t by following my SI link here.
The San Francisco Giants will become the first major professional team with a giant garden in their stadium when they get done constructing their planned garden behind the center field fence in time for next year’s season. They let President Obama announce the venture this week—he should have just yelled “Dodger Dog This” when he announced it—and I talked to the head designer for a Sports Illustrated article. Check it out here.