Grant Brisbee


Grant Brisbee has been the lead writer for McCovey Chronicles since 2005, when the San Francisco Giants-themed site became the second blog on the SB Nation network. He graduated from San Jose State University, where he was called "the next Kevin Frandsen" by absolutely no one. Grant is an avid fan of the 49ers, and he also likes the Warriors too, which used to garner more pity before 2010.


Where dingers look their best #22-#24

In which hitter's parks and pitcher's parks both hold down the back end of the 30-stadium rankings.

What kind of writers reveal their ballot?

Turns out, the smart ones.

Minutes from the secret meeting

How do you keep the Hall clean? You have to make some tough decisions.

The best cherry-picking tool ever invented

Well, since the cherry-picker, I guess.

David Samson going on "Survivor"

Sometimes you expect the news, and sometimes the news pantses you. From the Sun-Sentinel: Marlins President David Samson ... will (appear) in the upcoming season of "Survivor." South Florida’s...

Where dingers look their best, #25-#27

The rankings start to climb out of the cellar in our search for the ballparks that make home runs look the best.

What's the worst kind of Biggio-snubbing voter?

Craig Biggio missed the Hall of Fame by two votes. Who can we, the Angry Internet, blame the most?

Forget the Jack Morris voters ...

If you want to see with whom you'll agree, your better bet might be to check out the Lee Smith voters.

Is Yasiel Puig wearing pink jorts?

Seriously, help us figure it out.

Manny Ramirez's first hit

I know a lot of baseball stuff. Ask me a question about Steve Ontiveros, and I'll ask, "Which one?" because I'm cagey like that. But here's something I didn't know: Manny Ramirez thought his first...

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