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Woo-hoo! The Giants win it all

 

Go ahead, say it. It's no longer mere fantasy or sheer folly to do so.

A rare mix of veteran rejects and budding stars completed an unlikely ascent to the Major League summit Monday night, allowing all to repeat a six-word phrase never before heard: World Series champion San Francisco Giants.

The Giants made franchise history with a 3-1 triumph over the Rangers in Game 5 of the World Series, ignoring their underdog status to capture the 106th Fall Classic, four games to one.

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The legendary Willie Mays of Atherton, who was a star in the Giants' last World Series championship in 1954, when he was 23, tells John Shea of the Chronicle how he reacted to Monday's victory:

"Oh, man, I don't get overly excited about baseball, but looking at these kids and how excited they were, I had some tears in my eyes, because you never know, this might be the last time something like this happens to some of these kids." Read more.

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