San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame
San Francisco Giants: 2006-2012
San Francisco Giants All-Star: 2008, 2010, 2011
Born and raised in New England, 24th-round Giants draftee from LSU in 2008, Wilson emerged as Giants closer in 2007 and rose to prominence in that role during the start of the team's World Series title run in 2010. A flamboyant personality and power pitcher, "The Beard” recorded 24 consecutive saves in 2008. After leading the Majors in Saves (48) in 2010, Wilson notched six saves and a win in the postseason, and nailed down the final out of the World Series vs. the Rangers, giving the Giants their first World Series title since 1954.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical date for this entry is November 1, 2010.
Location. 37° 46.729′ N, 122° 23.426′ 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. J.T. Snow (here, next to this marker); Matt Cain Rich Aurilia (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); Southbeach Shoreline – 1852 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Garcia and Maggini Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
Also see . . .
1. Wilson saves game to clinch World Series (YouTube, 100 sec.). "11/1/10: Brian Wilson shuts down the Rangers in the ninth to pick up the save and clinch the World Series title for the Giants." (Submitted on June 7, 2021.)
2. MLB Brian Wilson Funniest Moments (YouTube, 3.5 min.). (Submitted on June 7, 2021.)
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 59 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 7, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.