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Pitcher for 1954 Giants Basking in Bay Area Glory

Pitcher for 1954 Giants Basking in Bay Area Glory

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ROCHESTER,N.Y. (AP) Before reliever Brian Wilson closed out the World Series witha perfect ninth inning in Game 5, Johnny Antonelli was the last Giantspitcher to know what it was like to win it all.The 80-year-old former Giant watchedthe final out of San Francisco's 3-1 win over Texas Monday night at hishome in Rochester. Antonelli tells the Democrat and Chronicle ofRochester and YNN television that he was so excited afterward he had atough time falling asleep.The Rochester native won Game 2 ofthe 1954 World Series and got the save in Game 4 - including the finalout - as the then-New York Giants completed their sweep of theCleveland Indians.Antonelli says he spent the past 56 years pulling for the Giants to win another World Series.Antonelli was traded from theMilwaukee Braves to the Giants before the '54 season and went 21-7 thatyear. A six-time All-Star in his 12-year career, he pitched sevenseasons for the Giants, winning 108 games, before being traded to theIndians in 1961, his final season.

Kerr dreams of world with quiet Trump and LaVar Ball: 'Wouldn't that be great?'

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Kerr dreams of world with quiet Trump and LaVar Ball: 'Wouldn't that be great?'

In the real world, the President of the United States Donald Trump started a Twitter feud with LaVar Ball on Sunday. 

Trump believes he should have left three college athletes, including Ball's son LiAngelo, in a Chinese jail for shoplifting. In return, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr wants the two to simply stop talking.

"It would be nice for all of us if both of them would just be quiet," Kerr said to reporters at the Barclays Center. "Wouldn't that be great?"

Coach Kerr on LaVar/Trump beef: “It would be nice for all of us if both of them would just be quiet.”

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"Modern life. Two people seeking attention and are both getting it, so I'm sure both guys are really happy," Kerr initially said when first asked about the two. 

Unprompted, Kerr then asked reporters for a request to help us all. 

"You know what would help, if all of you stopped covering both of them," Kerr pleaded. "Is that possible? You can probably stop covering LaVar. I don't think you can stop covering the President. I don't think that'll work." 

Ex-Warriors All-Star David Lee announces his retirement from the NBA

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Ex-Warriors All-Star David Lee announces his retirement from the NBA

In the span of about 16 days, David Lee has made a lot of changes to his life.

On Nov. 3, he announced that he got engaged to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki.

On Sunday, the former Warriors All-Star forward announced his retirement from the NBA with a post on Instagram.

"An epic night celebrating my retirement with my friends and family! Thank you to my amazing fiancée @carowozniacki for planning the surprise!" Lee wrote as the caption for a photo of him with all his friends.

Former teammates Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson were among those that "Liked" the posted. Curry even left a comment.

"They'll still always have trouble with the pitch and follow man Man! Congrats," Curry wrote.

Acquired in July of 2009 from the Knicks, Lee played five seasons with the Warriors. During his time in Oakland, he averaged 16.7 points and 9.6 rebounds.

Lee was named to the Western Conference All-Star team during the 2012-13 season. He averaged 18.5 points and 11.2 rebounds per game that season.

The 34-year-old capped off his tenure with the Warriors by winning an NBA championship in 2015. After the playoff run, the Warriors traded Lee to Boston. He spent last season with the Spurs and appeared in 79 games.