Welcome to the neighborhood

Baseball brought them together, but the bond among fans in section 135 extends beyond AT&T Park

Updated: July 15, 2011, 2:14 PM ET
By Tim Keown | ESPN The Magazine

This story appears in the July 25 issue of ESPN The Magazine.

LORD ALMIGHTY, this woman can yell.

The sound fills the air so completely that it's impossible to believe it's emanating from just one mouth. There's something strangely poetic in the cadence, though, and the more you hear it, the more lyrical it becomes. The tone and pitch are hard to pinpoint, somewhere between operatic contralto and irate Bronx truck driver. Right now the voice is aimed like a ...

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