Treasures from 2014 World Series Headed Home to Cooperstown

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The San Francisco Giants are World Champions for the third time in five years after a thrilling seven-game World Series. Today, artifacts telling the story of the Giants’ run from Wild Card team to Dynasty will arrive in Cooperstown to take a permanent place at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

Artifacts donated by the Giants following their 3-2 win over the Royals on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City include:

• Jersey worn by Giants’ catcher Buster Posey in Game 7
• Bat used by Giants’ third baseman Pablo Sandoval in Game 7; Sandoval set a new Postseason record with 26 hits
• Bat used by the Giants’ Hunter Pence in Game 6 of the World Series; Pence tied a Giants record with 12 hits during the World Series
• Cap worn by Giants’ manager Bruce Bochy throughout the World Series
• Cap worn by World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner in Games 1, 5 and 7
• Spikes worn by Game 7 winner Jeremy Affeldt
• The bat used by the Giants’ Travis Ishikawa to hit his walk-off home run in Game 5 of the NLCS

They will join three artifacts donated by the American League Champion Kansas City Royals:

• The cap worn by Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura during his victory, and in tribute to Oscar Taveras, in Game 6 of the World Series
• The cap worn by Royals pitcher Brandon Finnegan in Game 3 of the World Series when he became the first player to appear in the College World Series and the MLB World Series in the same year
• The jersey worn by Royals manager Ned Yost in Game 4 of the ALCS when Yost became the first manager to win his first eight postseason games

Artifacts from the 2014 Postseason will be featured in the 2014 Autumn Glory exhibit, which will be on exhibit through the 2015 Postseason and is scheduled to open in late November.