Giant Eugenio Velez Dons Jersey Reading 'San Francicso'

In what will hopefully not be a defining moment in his career or the San Francisco Giants' season, reserve outfielder Eugenio Velez entered yesterday's game wearing a jersey emblazoned with the name of a city that doesn't exist. That'd be “San Francicso.

“No, no, I didn't know,” he told The Associated Press by cell phone

from the team bus on the way to the airport. “That's the first I've

heard.”

“Increible!” the Dominican-born utility player said in Spanish.

Those hoping to find some kind of cosmic connection between a misspelled jersey and the imminent doom of the Giants — who have opened their season with three consecutive wins — are stretching a bit too hard to read the tea leaves. This kind of stuff happens more often than you'd think:

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