Inside Giant Moments

In Season 1 of Inside Giant Moments presented by T-Mobile, we looked back on the most memorable moments in Giants history. Now it’s time to focus on the present—and the future—as host Mark Willard dives in with 2021 Giants players and staff about the big on-field highlights but also the off-field moments, interests, and personalities of the team.

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Kai Correa
Bench coach Kai Correa talks in depth about his role, working closely with manager Gabe Kapler and the clubhouse chemistry.
27 min
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Ron Wotus on Clinching Playoffs and 34 Years wi...
Ron Wotus on Clinching Playoffs and 34 Years with Organization
30 min
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Young Giants: 2021 Minor League Update
The 2021 Giants Organization is having a strong year top to bottom partially thanks to the teams' depth. Both in Triple-A Sacramento and in Low-A San Jose, there are familiar names, stars on the brink and big storylines
53 min
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Transitioning to Mental Health with Drew Robinson
After a stunning 15-month journey following his suicide attempt and remarkable return to baseball, Drew Robinson discusses the emotional ups and downs of the season and his decision to move into a mental health advocate role with the Giants
49 min
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Diversity in Baseball
The Giants have always valued and amplified diversity in baseball. Two shining examples within the organization are coach Alyssa Nakken and public address announcer Renel Brooks-Moon. Alyssa discusses her sometimes unintended journey to becoming such a notable figure within the sport while Renel talks about all the work she’s doing to continue the cause.
40 min
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The Beat Writers (Part 2) - Andrew Baggerly and...
The 2021 Giants have had a number of amazing stories unfold already. What would those stories be without the people who bring them to us? The Giants beat writers are the bridge between the players and the fans, helping to share the experience of Giants baseball. In the 2nd episode on the beat writers, Susan Slusser of the SF Chronicle and Andrew Baggarly of the Athletic share their perspectives on a changing world in sports media, their thoughts on the 2021 team, and their favorite stories from what is shaping up to be a memorable season
55 min
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The Beat Writers (Part 1) - Alex Pavlovic and K...
There's a select group of people that follow the Giants for a living. Hear from Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area and Kerry Crowley of the Bay Area News Group to learn the inside scoop about their gig, how it’s changed through COVID, and what they really think of the Giants' hot start.
51 min
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Welcome Home - Returning to Oracle Park
To welcome fans home to Oracle Park for the first time in 18 months, the Giants worked thoughtfully and diligently to combine joy and safety. Hear from broadcaster Mike Krukow, PA announcer Renel Brooks-Moon and front office perspectives from Alfonso Felder, Casey Baksa, and Chris Goodyear on the behind-the-scenes of getting the ballpark operating again and the uplifting experience of fans cheering on the 2021 Giants in person.
67 min
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Russ Ortiz
This righty was the winning pitcher in 2002 that finally sent the Giants to the NLCS for the first time since 1989. Ortiz reflects on his memorable Game 6 World Series performance--and his even more memorable souvenir. (San Francisco Giant 1998-2002, 2007)
63 min
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Eli Whiteside
After grinding in the minors for nearly eight years, this backup catcher wound up catching the Giants' first no-hitter in 33 years. Whiteside talks about only realizing it was a no-hitter late in the game and the relationship he had with pitcher Jonathan Sanchez. (San Francisco Giant 2009-2012)
54 min
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Jeffrey Leonard
All-Star left fielder Leonard reminisces about playing for Roger Craig and alongside superstar teammates like Kevin Mitchell, Will Clark, and Robby Thompson. The 1987 NLCS MVP shares his memories from the series including hitting four homeruns and the infamous One Flap Down moment. (San Francisco Giant 1981-1988)
85 min
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Robb Nen
The beloved closer and 3-time All Star reminisces on his postseason memories on the mound. Nen talks about leaving everything on the field, earning two saves in the 2002 World Series before tearing his rotator cuff in Game 6--the final game of his career. He’s appreciative to still be a part of the organization and a part of the Giants family. (San Francisco Giant 1998-2002)
46 min
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Travis Ishikawa
Throughout Ishikawa’s nearly 10-year career, no moment was more iconic than his three-run walk-off homerun in 2014 to send the Giants to the World Series. He breaks down that moment, opens up about the many ups and downs of his baseball career and shares what it meant to him to earn two World Series rings with the Giants. (San Francisco Giant 2006, 2008-2010, 2014-2015)
87 min
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Alyssa Nakken
Alyssa Nakken shares her inspiring story of becoming the first female coach in Major League Baseball, how her life has changed since joining the staff and her advice to other females in sports.
48 min
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Hunter Pence
Hunter Pence discusses the historic 2020 season, the surreal moment when he returned to Oracle Park as a Giant, his thoughts on the young prospects and what his role and priorities are this season.
33 min
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Randy Winn
This Bay Area native exploded with success upon arriving to the team in 2005 with 51 hits in two months. He reminisces about hitting for the cycle and playing alongside Bonds during the historic home run chase. Despite playing for four other teams, he still considers himself a Giant. (San Francisco Giant 2005-2009)
46 min
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Dave Flemming
As one of the beloved voices of the Giants, Flemming has called countless iconic moments over the past seventeen years. From the 2010 Renteria homerun to the final out of the 2012 World Series, his words are intertwined with the memories. (San Francisco Giants Play-by-Play Announcer, 2003-Current)
79 min
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Freddy Sanchez
This 2010 champion became the first player in history to hit 3 doubles in his first 3 World Series at-bats. Sanchez reminisces about his time in San Francisco winning the city’s first World Series and how much appreciation he has for Giants fans. (San Francisco Giant 2009-2012)
57 min
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Dave Righetti
As the pitching coach for 18 seasons under three managers, Righetti was an integral part of the team’s successes over the last two decades. He worked with some of the most elite starters and relievers in Giants history including Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain, Madison Bumgarner, and Brian Wilson. (San Francisco Giant 1991-1993, Coach/Advisor 1999-present)
101 min
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Rich Aurilia
From his big league debut to completing his career a respected veteran, this All-Star shortstop is a beloved Giant. Aurilia had an explosive 2001 season and had a unique perspective on baseball history, hitting in front of Barry Bonds. (San Francisco Giant 1995-2003, 2007-2009)
64 min
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Chris Heston
Heston reflects on his 11 strikeout no-hitter in New York, becoming only the 22nd rookie pitcher since 1900 to throw a no-hitter in a regular season MLB game. He may not have played on the Giants for long, but he left his mark in the record books. (San Francisco Giant 2014-2016)
39 min
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Matt Cain
Having played his entire 13-season career in the orange and black, this Forever Giant was integral in the success of the organization. Cain reflects on the three World Series titles, his unforgettable Perfect Game and his experience being a part of the Giants’ elite pitching rotation. (San Francisco Giant 2005-2017)
73 min
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Marco Scutaro
Synonymous with the Giants' 2012 postseason success, Marco Scutaro was an electric midseason addition to the team. The NLCS MVP was just about as dominant as a player can be, topping it off by driving in the World Series-winning run in the 10th inning of Game 4. (San Francisco Giant 2012-2014)
51 min
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Shawn Estes
This All-Star lefty was integral to the success of the gritty 1997 team, earning 19 wins in his first full season with the Giants. Now on the broadcasting side, Estes continues to make his impact on the organization as a fan favorite. (San Francisco Giant 1995-2001)
61 min
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Jeremy Affeldt
This 3-time World Series Champion reliever goes in depth sharing memories from each championship, including a shocking story from Game 7 of 2014. Always outgoing and energetic, Affeldt is a fan favorite who played a pivotal role in Giants history. (San Francisco Giant 2009-2015)
86 min
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Dave Dravecky
With one of the most inspirational stories in sports, Dave Dravecky is completely candid about his pitching career, cancer diagnosis and amputation. He speaks openly about the many struggles that he’s endured throughout his journey and also the comfort, joy and support he’s received from the Giants family. (San Francisco Giant 1987-1989)
124 min
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Kruk and Kuip
The beloved duo reminisce about their transition from players to broadcasters and the countless iconic Giants moments they’ve witnessed over the past 25 years. From the Bonds home run chase, to all three World Series championships and so many memorable games in between, these two recount Giants memories better than anyone.
84 min
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Brian Johnson
His iconic 12th-inning home run versus the Dodgers is remembered as one of the Giants’ best moments in the rivalry. Johnson recalls his unique story getting traded to San Francisco and the excitement of the 1997 season. (San Francisco Giant 1997-1998)
77 min
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Bruce Bochy
The beloved former Giants skipper who led the team to three World Series championships in five years, reflects on some of the most memorable games of his career. From the unlikely run in 2010 to the dramatic Game 7 of the 2014 World Series, he's seen it all and will be revered by Giants fans and players for years to come. He talks about the outpouring of support during his unbelievable retirement ceremony and how it still impacts him to this day. (San Francisco Giants Manager 2007-2019) 
84 min
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Kirk Rueter
Better known by his teammates as Woody, he was one of the most successful lefties in franchise history. From the unexpected 1997 postseason run, to opening the new ballpark and a stellar 2002 postseason, Rueter still has the best memories--and mementos--as a Giant. (San Francisco Giant 1996-2006)
41 min
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Ryan Vogelsong
This journeyman turned two-time World Series Champion had one of the most unorthodox and inspirational careers in the game. From getting drafted by the Giants, to ending up back on the team as an All-Star ten years later, this righty made his mark in Giants history. He went undefeated in the 2012 postseason, including an extra innings NLDS win facing elimination and a shutout in the World Series. Vogelsong relished in the celebration and is still honored to have retired a Giant. (San Francisco Giant 2000-2001, 2011-2015)
75 min
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JT Snow
The sensational 1st baseman reminisces about his hidden ball trick in '99, his deafening home run in the NLDS vs. the Mets and his heroics from the 2002 World Series. Playing for the Giants meant everything to Snow personally and professionally. (San Francisco Giant 1997-2005)
54 min
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Cody Ross
The 2010 World Series Champion remembers his electrifying postseason performance and the moment his life changed forever--hitting two home runs off Roy Halladay. The NLCS MVP may have only played for the Giants for a year and a half, but he has countless memories as a Giant. (San Francisco Giant 2010-2011)
48 min
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Will Clark
The Giants legend and six-time All-Star remembers his dominant seven-year career in San Francisco, from hitting a home run off Nolan Ryan in his first MLB at-bat to dominating in the 1989 NLCS with a .650 batting average. Reflecting on the Giants retiring his number, he feels there is no higher honor to achieve with the Giants. (San Francisco Giant 1986-1993)
49 min
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Introducing Inside Giant Moments with Mark Willard
Inside Giant Moments takes you behind the scenes of the most iconic moments in Giants history with the players who made these moments, memories. Host Mark Willard dives in each week with exclusive interviews on the official San Francisco Giants podcast
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