Thousands attend victory parade
SAN FRANCISCO -- Thousands of baseball fans flocked downtown Wednesday to toast the San Francisco Giants' World Series championship and see their hometown heroes take a victory lap in a ticker-tape parade reminiscent of the one held when the team moved west from New York 52 years ago.
"This is Christmas, New Year's and your first-born all rolled into one," said Steve Williams, 51, an usher at AT&T Park, as he gathered with Giants employees at the start of the parade in the financial district. ...
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