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28 Reasons Why Buster Posey Is A Dream Come True For Giants Fans

Buster is the ultimate dream catcher. Let’s revisit the best Buster Posey moments leading up to the 2014 season.

28. “With the fifth selection in the first round of the 2008 first year player draft, the San Francisco Giants select Gerald D. Posey, a catcher from Florida State University.”

Or as we know him, Buster.

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27. We’ve watched him since his first home run in the majors.

26. And we’re lucky enough to call him a Giant through 2022.

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25. Which rules, because he’s truly the face of the MLB.

24. With a swing that dreams are made of.

23. I mean, the dude can demonstrate the complexity of a routine throw in a commercial.

22. He’s usually level-headed, but knows when to speak up.

21. And he certainly wasn’t upset when he was named National League Rookie of the Year in 2010.

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20. You know… after the Giants won their first championship since 1954.

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19. He somehow topped his 2010 accolades when he was named NL MVP in 2012.

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18. Back in college, Posey wasn’t havin’ any stolen bases.

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17. …and he still ain’t havin’ it.

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16. He chose the 2010 playoffs as his first attempt to steal a base.

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15. Though he later admitted he benefitted from the sport not having instant replay at the time.

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14. Posey is the difference in every game. He’s the playmaker.

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13. Especially when it counts. You know… against the Dodgers.

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12. And in the 2010 World Series.

11. Buster did a number on all of our emotions after catching Timmy’s no-no.

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10. Oh, and I don’t know, after catching/calling Matt Cain’s perfect game…

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9. …which Chelsea Cain seemed to appreciate.

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Posey has caught and celebrated 5 strikeouts to end clinching games:

8. World Series 2012

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7. NLDS 2012

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6. World Series 2010

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5. NLCS 2010

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4. NL West 2010

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3. The magic continues with his 2014 Opening Day home run.

2. Which, by the way, was his longest home run yet.

BUT WE CAN’T FORGET POSEY’S MOST HEROIC MOMENT YET…

1. GRAND SLAM AGAINST MAT LATOS IN THE NLDS

NOTHING ELSE MATTERS.

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