OFFICIAL: Buster Posey retires from baseball with San Francisco Giants

Hmore than a decade ago, when he was still a young player, Buster Posey didn’t understand why the Giants were trying to connect their players with the fan base. who wanted the chance to meet his idols

Of course, now you understand. Appreciate how he has left lasting memories for many families. You know what it’s like to have connected with a community. And he’s even happy about the fact that there are so many dogs named Buster or Posey in the San Francisco Bay area.

Posey said an emotional goodbye to baseball after a remarkable 12-year career with the Giants, in which he won three World Series titles. and guided countless outstanding pitchers.

The receiver also stood out off the field, for her tireless commitment to fighting pediatric cancer and helping others.

Part of the reason you retire at 34, After one of her best seasons, she wants to spend more time with her four children. And it will certainly be busy.

Posey decided not to contest the 2020 campaign, shortened by the coronavirus, after he and his wife Kristen adopted premature babies. They already had two older twins, Addison and Lee.

“I think the year off probably did influence the decision a bit,” Posey said. “I didn’t get close to the season and said I would definitely go … I honestly say no. But playing like I did did not incline me to the other decision. I think this is part of the reason why I feel at peace with it. I decided “.

The Giants were willing to exercise the club’s option to renew Posey’s contract for another year and $ 22 million. if he wanted to play. However, the catcher would have flirted with the idea of ​​leaving before the 2021 season, in which San Francisco had 107 victories.

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