Brad Mangin (Photographer), Brian Murphy (Author), Bruce Bochy (Foreword), Tim Flannery (Afterward)
“Championship Blood” captures the bigness and boldness of the San Francisco Giants’ historic run to a World Series victory in 2014, their third title in five years. The players are emblazoned in fans’ minds by now, and acclaimed photographer Brad Mangin’s pictures document the rhythm of their season, in moments both big and small, combining traditional photography shot with digital SLRs and Instagrams shot on an iPhone. Brian Murphy (of KNBR’s Murph and Mac) writes dynamic profiles of a dozen players and manager Bruce Bochy, whose recollections are memorialized in the foreword. Coach Tim Flannery’s thoughts and feelings come through in his afterword. No true Giants fan can be without it!
“The third collaboration of Giants lore by KNBR’s Brian Murphy and photographer Brad Mangin, “Championship Blood,” is an absolute gem. Murphy wrote crisp 500-word essays, Mangin produced his signature collection (nobody shoots the game quite like him) and the irrepressible Tim Flannery wrote a very cool afterword.”
– Bruce Jenkins, San Francisco Chronicle
Hardcover: 136 pages • Dimensions: 14 x 11 inches • Publisher: Cameron + Company
You can order “Championship Blood” from Amazon here.
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Friday, April 10, 2015 :: Green Apple Books at the Richmond Republic Draught House in San Francisco, 7pm (more details)
Thursday, April 23, 2015 :: Book Passage in San Francisco, 6pm (more details)
Friday, April 24, 2015 :: Barnes and Noble in San Jose, 7pm (more details)
Saturday, April 25, 2015 :: A Great Good Place for Books in Montclair Village, 7pm (more details)
Saturday, May 2, 2015 :: Village House of Books in Los Gatos, 7pm (more details)
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 :: Mill Valley Public Library in Mill Valley, 7pm (more details)
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Sunday, May 31, 2015 :: MoMo’s in San Francisco, 10:30am
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