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SHOWDOWN AT SHINAGAWA: Tales of Filming from Bombay to Brazil

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Giants catchers from their World Championship 2010 season: Buster Posey, Eli Whiteside, Bengie Molina
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Blowing Up the Catcher: Buster Posey and the Clean Play Club

The collision was so violent that, for a moment, I feared he was dead, then paralyzed. But Giants catcher Buster Posey started to move almost immediately, clawing the dirt in agony, and I knew he had sustained a devastating injury. Posey was hit on a play at the plate in last week’s second game between the Giants and Florida Marlins, when substitute Scott Cousins, who had entered a tie game as a pinchhitter in the 12th inning, attempted to score after tagging up at 3rd base on a shallow fly ball out. Giants right fielder Nate Schierholtz, who had been throwing out runners at various bases on an almost daily basis, released a bullet throw on one hop to catcher Posey, who had stepped out in front of home plate. . . . CONTINUE READING: Blowing Up the Catcher: Buster Posey and the Clean Play Club