He’s a giant among Giants, and now his name will forever be in baseball’s record books.
Wednesday night was the first game in this year’s World Series. The World Series is the annual championship series of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Since 1903, the World Series has been the big, end-of-season battle between the best teams from the American League and National League.
This year the Detroit Tigers of the American League are playing the San Francisco Giants of the National League.
In game one on Wednesday night, history was made. The Giants beat the Tigers and their impressive pitcher, Justin Verlander.
The Giants won 8-3. They took a 1-0 series lead in the best-of-seven series.
The highlight of the night, however, was made by the Giants’s heavy-hitting third baseman, Pablo Sandoval.
Sandoval was born in Venezuela. He is affectionately known to his teammates as Kung Fu Panda.