Brian Wilson stories in the SI Vault
Giants Have Turned Big Corner With Exhilarating Youth MovementBy Jonah Freedman, August 7, 2009The Giants are on pace for 90 wins, their highest total -- and first winning season -- since 2004.
Five CutsBy Tom Verducci, October 10, 2010As other closers stumble, Rivera simply marches on.
San Francisco Falling In Love With The Giants By Ann Killion, October 21, 2010There's a love affair going on here, passionate, a little off-kilter, perhaps too obsessive. Full of inside jokes and daily revelations. San Francisco is cap over cleats with its baseball team.
Fear The BeardBy Ann Killion, October 25, 2010Facing Giants' Wilson a scary thought for Rangers.
Giant MomentBy Tom Verducci, November 8, 2010Thanks to four homegrown, absurdly young starting pitchers and a lineup full of spirited castoffs, the Giants defeated Texas in the World Series to end 56 years of heartbreak and bring San Francisco a championship it can call its own.