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Pablo Sandoval hit home runs in his first three at bats as the Giants crushed the Tigers in Game 1 of the World Series

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A vendor offers programs outside the stadium prior to Game 1 of the World Series between the Detroit Tigers and the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander heads in from the bullpen for the start of Game 1 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Barry Zito delivers to the Detroit Tigers in the first inning during Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval (R) hits a solo home run in front of Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila in the first inning during Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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Fans try and catch a home run hit by San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Detroit Tigers Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in San Francisco.

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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander walks back to the mound as San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval (R) comes home after hitting a solo home run in the first inning during Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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Baseball fan Jake Frazier holds San Francisco Giant Pablo Sandoval's first home run ball after catching it in the first inning of Game 1 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval jogs past fans dressed as pandas after hitting a solo home run off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander in the first inning during Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants right fielder Gregor Blanco makes a diving catch to put out Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera during the third inning of Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco dives as he catches a ball hit by Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera during the third inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in San Francisco.

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San Francisco Giants' Marco Scutaro hits an RBI single against the Detroit Tigers in the third inning during Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila watches in the third inning as San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval hits his second home run of the game during Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers' Delmon Young can only watch in the third inning as fans try to catch San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval's second home run of the game during Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants' Angel Pagan reacts after scoring a run during the third inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Detroit Tigers Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in San Francisco.

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San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval hits his third home run of the game against the Detroit Tigers in the fifth inning of Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval celebrates his third home run of the game against the Detroit Tigers in the fifth inning during Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval (48) is mobbed by teammates after hitting his third home run of the game during the fifth inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Detroit Tigers Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in San Francisco.

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San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval tips his batting helmet to the crowd after hitting his third home run of the game against the Detroit Tigers during Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Barry Zito tips his hat to the crowd after he was pulled from the game against the Detroit Tigers in the sixth inning of Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey hits an RBI single against the Detroit Tigers in the seventh inning during Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval blows a bubble as he plays his position in the fifth inning during Game 1 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera (24) and Jhonny Peralta (27) wait for teammates to bring them their gloves after the sixth inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in San Francisco.

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San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval greets Detroit Tigers second baseman Omar Infante (4) during a seventh inning pitching change in Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera reacts after striking out against the San Francisco Giants in the eighth inning during Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan (R) celebrates with teammates Brandon Crawford (L) and Hunter Pence after the Giants defeated the Detroit Tigers in Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco, October 24, 2012.

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