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George Kontos joins the SF Giants Inside China Basin podcast to talk about his 8 year Major League career which has included 300 appearances over 6 years with the Giants. His journey is a story of perseverance which includes Tommy John surgery and surprisingly getting selected on waivers by the Pirates. In this podcast, Kontos talks about the thrill of being a 2-time World Series champion and the emotions of playing against his favorite childhood team, the Chicago Cubs.
Giants 1B/OF Chris Shaw joins "Inside China Basin" to talk about how he accepted the challenge of trying to improve in the minor leagues as he looks for another longer opportunity in San Francisco. Former Giants LH reliever Scott Eyre tells some great stories about his career including the 2002 World Series bound club.
KCBS Sports Anchor Steve Bitker and 3-time World Series Champion with the San Francisco Giants Jeremy Affeldt join "Inside China Basin." Bitker discusses the MLB plan to have a 2020 season. Affeldt takes a trip down memory lane to talk about the Giants title teams in a conversation we had in March.
Former KNBR talk show host Ray Woodson discusses MLB proposals and how this is a "tipping point" in our country's history with the current protest situation. We also hear from Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt and his thoughts the Hall of Fame candidacy of Barry Bonds.
Jerry Hairston, Jr. who played 16 seasons in the Major Leagues and now works as an analyst for Spectrum SportsNet LA joins Inside China Basin to give his perspective on race issues in America and says he's "shocked" that MLB players and owners haven't come to an agreement to start the season. We also chat with Annie Maciel, who manages the Facebook group SF Giants Gamer Babes.
CBS Sports Director Bob Fishman, who is a Sports Broadcasting Hall of Famer, joins Inside China Basin to talk about his illustrious career which includes directing 2 World Series. His resume is highlighted by 37 NCAA Final Fours, 27 US Open tennis championships, 20 Daytona 500s, 3 Olympic Winter Games and numerous NFL, NBA playoffs and college football games. A diehard Dodgers fan, Bob tells great stories about his time in television including opportunities to develop friendships with childhood idols Sandy Koufax and Vin Scully.
San Francisco Chronicle columnist Ann Killion joins Inside China Basin to discuss sports returning after the Coronavirus shutdowns. We chat about the new-look Giants staff and learn about Ann's 30-year career covering sports.
Former Giant Travis Ishikawa talks about his heroic 2014 Post Season and his career.
Amy Gutierrez is heading into her 13th season as a reporter covering San Francisco Giants games for NBC Sports Bay Area. This season, of course, will be very different than the previous 12. We chat with Amy G about adjustments that will be made by players and the NBC crew as they try to stay safe during Covid-19. We also get her thoughts on new manager Gabe Kapler and get to hear about her favorite moments at the ballpark.