Giants' Brandon Belt meets namesake giraffe
San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt hit a big major-league milestone recently, earning his first nickname, "Baby Giraffe," from Comcast SportsNet Bay Area broadcaster Duane Kuiper.
The moniker is already paying dividends: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, in Vallejo, Calif., has named its newborn male giraffe calf Brandon, after the rookie.
The 6-foot-2 calf will eventually grow to upwards of 18 feet in height, with a neck that can be at least 7 feet ...
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