Mayor Gavin Newsom

San Francisco Giants baseball fans celebrate the Giants World Series win at the Civic Center Plaza November 1, 2010 in San Francisco, California. The Giants defeated the Texas Rangers 3-1 in game 5 to win their first title in 53 years. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Huge Crowds Expected For Giants’ World Series Parade

This baseball-smitten city will toast the San Francisco Giants’ World Series championship with a ticker-tape motorcade Wednesday reminiscent of the one held when the team moved west from New York 52 years ago.