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November 25, 2010

Artifacts now on display


— As the San Francisco Giants celebrate their first World Series championship, treasures from the baseball’s most memorable moments from the 2010 postseason are now on display in the Autumn Glory exhibit at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown.

Following the Giants’ World Series-clinching win on Nov. 1, the museum acquired nearly a dozen artifacts from the both the Giants and the Texas Rangers.

Artifacts donated by the Giants from the 106th World Series include:

• Road jersey worn by Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum in Game 5; Lincecum won two games in the Fall Classic.

• Bat used by World Series Most Valuable Player Edgar Renteria to hit his game-winning home run in Game 5.

• World Series batting helmet worn by Cody Ross, who scored five runs in the World Series.

• Cap worn by Madison Bumgarner in Game 4 when the rookie pitched eight shutout innings.

• Cap worn by Matt Cain in Game 2; Cain allowed no earned runs in 21.1 postseason innings this year.

• Left spike worn by Aubrey Huff in the Series; Huff drove in eight runs in the 2010 postseason.

• Catcher’s mask and spikes worn by Buster Posey throughout the Series; Posey hit .300 in the Fall Classic.