Charles Ramsden has been a Giants fan from the moment he could walk. Here, he shares how he grew to love the Giants, as well as his infamous dip into McCovey Cove after a Splash Hit.
Leo Rodriguez and wife Rita have made Friday nights at Oracle Park a tradition. With the introduction of SportsHosts to the Giants this year, 2019 has seen them show off the bleachers, the bars and their beloved Giants to guests from all over the world whilst strengthening their connection to the team and the city!
Read on as our Host of the Week, Leo Rodriguez, shares his story of becoming a Giants fan:
Part of the excitement about attending a baseball game is being at the ballpark and soaking up the pre-game atmosphere. From its giant video scoreboard to fan merchandise kiosks and unique food stalls, Oracle Park dazzles and it is no wonder why our host of the week, Paul Pflueger, loves the ballpark as much as he does the Giants!
How long you’ve been supporting the SF Giants?
I’ve been a fan for over 20 years.
What’s your favourite Giants memory?
It would have to be Madison Bumgarner's historical performance in the 2014 playoffs.
What made you want to host?
For me, it was a way to pay forward and share my knowledge of the stadium.
What’s it like to bring new people into the Giants family?
It is gratifying introducing the game of baseball to people that are unfamiliar with the sport, especially when they start understanding what is happening. For those who already understand the game, it is fun showing them the ballpark.
What would you say to people who are on the fence about hosting?
It is a great way to show people why Oracle Park is one of best stadiums in MLB.
Do you have any tips about what makes a memorable hosting experience?
Just share your favorite things about the ballpark.
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San Francisco draws in people from all around the world, for all sorts of reasons. Leo arrived in SF from Brazil with plans to surf and work in a hostel for the summer. After seeing a Giants game with local fans for the first time, he's unlocked a new way to experience this city during his stay.
Read his full story here: