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Matt Cain

San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame

 
 
Matt Cain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 17, 2020
1. Matt Cain Marker
Inscription.  
San Francisco Giants: 2005-2017
San Francisco Giants: All-Star 2009, 2011, 2012
Willie Mac Award: 2009

First-round selection in 2002 MLB Draft, Cain emerged as a central figure in the team's World Series success during his 13-year pitching career, spent entirely with the Giants. The right-handed ace compiled 331 career starts, second only to Juan Marichal, and registered 1,694 strikeouts. Bearer of three World Championship rings, his four post-season victories included Game 2 of 2010 World Series (9-0 vs. Rangers). On June 13, 2012, Cain threw the first perfect game in Franchise history (10-0 vs. Astros, AT&T Park).


 
Erected 2018.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical date for this entry is June 13, 2012.
 
Location. 37° 46.73′ N, 122° 23.425′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on King Street north of 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Francisco CA 94107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rich Aurilia (here, next to this marker); Brian Wilson

Matt Cain Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 17, 2020
2. Matt Cain Marker - wide view
The subject marker is visible here in the lower right corner of the rightmost grouping of plaques.
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(here, next to this marker); J.T. Snow (here, next to this marker); Barry Bonds (here, next to this marker); Ryan Vogelsong (here, next to this marker); Peter A. Magowan (a few steps from this marker); The Garcia and Maggini Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Southbeach Shoreline – 1852 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
More about this marker. The subject plaque is currently one of the southernmost on the Giants Wall of Fame.
 
Regarding Matt Cain. AT&T Park, as mentioned on the marker, is the former name for what is currently known as Oracle Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Giants Wall of Fame adds 3 with more to come (MLB.com). "With Saturday's induction ceremony, right-handers Player Page for Matt Cain, Ryan Vogelsong and Brian Wilson became the first members of the Giants' Wall of Fame to hail from the franchise's stretch of three World Series champions in five seasons (2010, 2012 and 2014)...." (Submitted on June 7, 2021.) 

2. 2012/06/13 Cain completes perfect game (YouTube, 2 min.). Last play and commentary of the 22nd MLB perfect game, or aka known as the SF Giants first perfect game. (Submitted on June 7, 2021.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 7, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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