Barry Zito perseveres

Biggest upset of postseason belongs to the Giants' Game 1 starter

Updated: October 24, 2012, 10:16 AM ET
By Tim Keown | ESPN.com

Barry Zito will start Game 1 of the World Series for the San Francisco Giants, and you probably had to be inside AT&T Park on Aug. 28, 2010, to understand just how utterly unfathomable it will be to see him taking the mound in a game like this, at a time like this, in a place like this. He can be forgiven if he walks on top of the mound to begin his warm-up pitches, looks out at the scene and breaks out laughing. Or crying. Strictly his call.

On that August night in 2010, Zito ...

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