“I know this year hasn’t gone as we’d all like it. But please, please, everyone do not forget about that 2013 season- the worst to first, the tragedy of the Boston Marathon, everyone rallying around the city, the finish line, the duck boats, everything, celebrating at home. Might be down a little bit in the win/loss column right now, but do not let that erase any of those memories from last year that I get to wear a ring on my finger for. I’m proud to be a Red Sox for those times.” - Jonny Gomes
❝ He’s honestly like having a mascot in the room to get the guys’ spirits up as the fans are when the seal’s dancing around. Then this guy steps into the batter’s box and he’s an All-Star type player.❞
When the Giants won the World Series in 2010, I wanted to make a special animated short in celebration of the fact. However, the project was way too ambitious for what I could do at the time. When 2012 came around and the Giants somehow managed to win another WS, I decided to fulfill that ambition (https://youtu.be/QjK3uHJSkwA). I was pretty happy with what I did, though there were a few parts I thought could be better. Then 2014 brought yet another WS win, so I decided to up the ante and make something even more action-packed. I also enlisted the help of Aya from kawaiibaseballcards to contribute to the project. After 7+ months of work, this is what we came up with. So set to HD, crank up the volume, and enjoy. Hit the CC button for English subtitles.
Most of the animation is rotoscoped from parts of the anime series Major.