Thursday, July 31, 2014
Awwwwwwwwww / Giants
104 Year-Old Woman Attends First Giants Game
By Rachel Swan
on Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 7:04 AM
rode BART for the first time
, another adorable news bulletin came over the transom.
A 104 year-old woman attended her first Giants game Wednesday at AT&T Park, and consumed her first platter of garlic fries, according to a tweet
from KTVU reporter Fred Inglis. Captured on a grainy stadium monitor, she appears to be decked out in Giants paraphernalia, partaking in all the timeworn traditions of America's favorite pastime.
It seems she picked a good day to go. After a rough middle stretch, the Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 , which suggests they may win again in this woman's lifetime.
Not to mention the woman got to see something that may have never happened before: a double play via a walk
But try explaining that to a 104 year-old rookie.
Just a week after we heard about the local teen who got his long-time wish granted, when he
About The Author
Rachel Swan has been a staff writer at SF Weekly since 2013. In previous lives she was a music editor, IP hack, and tutor of Cal athletes.