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Hometown parade for Brandon Crawford??

Original post made by PTownMama, Del Prado, on Oct 28, 2012

Let's welcome him home on Main St! Make it happen, Pleasanton! Could be something simple, but a lot of fun.

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Posted by FHFan
a resident of Downtown
on Oct 29, 2012 at 8:13 am

I hope this happens this would be a great event to attend and to show him how proud we are of what he has accomplished.


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Posted by YES
a resident of Foothill High School
on Oct 29, 2012 at 8:45 am

YES!!!! Let's celebrate for Brandon!!! He's a great guy and a great role model for our kids!


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Posted by Angie
a resident of Del Prado
on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:41 am

Yes!!! Brandon deserves a Home town Parade and Key to the City of Pleasanton from playing the Best short stop Giants have ever had!


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Posted by LindaT
a resident of Downtown
on Oct 29, 2012 at 11:51 am

Absolutely, what a great way to celebrate Brandon's accomplishments!!


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Posted by Curious
a resident of Carriage Gardens
on Oct 29, 2012 at 1:42 pm

Sorry to ask a dumb question but is Brandon Crawford from Pleasanton? Which high school did he go to?


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Posted by curious2
a resident of Foothill Farms
on Oct 29, 2012 at 2:14 pm

who's brandon crawford?


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Posted by curious 3
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 29, 2012 at 3:17 pm

How are you going to make this happen? Are you asking someone else to set this up or are you planning something? If you're planning something, can you let people know the date, contact details etc. Thanks.


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Posted by pTownLover
a resident of Downtown
on Oct 29, 2012 at 4:09 pm


I found this writeup so I thought I should share.

The title is:
Pleasanton CA–Your typical American city dying a slow death.


Web Link


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Posted by pTownLover
a resident of Downtown
on Oct 29, 2012 at 4:10 pm

oh I am so sorry.
Editor please remove this post. I thought I was posting a new topic.

I will post this as a new topic.


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Posted by What
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 29, 2012 at 4:10 pm

He went to foothill. Who is paying for the parade?


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Posted by Pls Resident
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 30, 2012 at 9:13 am

Though his wife is pregnant and due in December...why not invite him to ride in the Holiday Parade? No extra cost...simple, simple, simple!


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Posted by Karla
a resident of Danbury Park
on Oct 30, 2012 at 10:34 am

I love the idea of having him in the Holiday Parade!!! What a great suggestion! Yes, let's see "Mr Pleasanton" (as my huband and I called him during the Play-offs and World Series!) here in his home town cheered on by his home town!!


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Posted by homer
a resident of Val Vista
on Oct 30, 2012 at 10:35 am

maybe you can include other former light-hitting shortstops from the past - would love to see Chris Speier and Johnnie LeMaster. They could hand out autograph bats, I'd buy a ticket for that!


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Posted by lady di
a resident of Amador Estates
on Oct 31, 2012 at 8:52 am

Brandon was in the Pleasanton National Little League from the time he was 7 thru 12, very nice young man very quiet, deserves ant thing we can give him---out of all the Little Leaguers that have pasted threw this town he is the only one that has made it big time.


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Posted by Another Parade
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 31, 2012 at 8:55 am

Sure, let's have another parade downtown. Let's close Main St, Del Valle Pkwy, and Old Stanley. Heck, while we're at it, let's close Santa Rita, First St, Bernal and Valley as well. This is the most parade happy town on the planet.

P.S. In spite of these parades, downtown still has only banks and restaurants, as wall insufficient parking and customers. Let's have a parade to celebrate to few customers!

P.P.S. I do all my shopping anywhere but downtown.


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Posted by Marie
a resident of Laguna Oaks
on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:16 am

Yes, Brandon Crawford went to Foothill High and graduated in 2005. He is an important member of the GIANTS baseball team! Congratulations to our hometown HERO!


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Posted by Caught it!
a resident of Castlewood
on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:53 am

His mother is a teacher at one of our local elementary schools. I think it's a great idea to include our home town homie in the Holiday parade!


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Posted by Lynette
a resident of Rosewood
on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:04 am

YES we should celebrate and welcome him home. I agree with the previous poster, have him ride in the holiday parade. Way to go GIANTS!!


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Posted by michelle
a resident of Kottinger Ranch
on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:06 am

I had the SAME idea!! I moved to Pton b/c my first experience here was the 100 year anniversary parade and we LOVED the hometown feel of the event. Only some small towns get a real World Series champ. My family will be there (his mom, Lynn, taught my daughter at Vintage Hills)


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Posted by gingerella
a resident of Downtown
on Oct 31, 2012 at 4:54 pm

I agree with another Parade post--people that live in other parts of P-town have no idea what it takes to leave my house downtown to get someplace where the streets are constantly closed. and when it's not closed then we have the Good guys where the streets should have parking on those weekend but do.


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Posted by Karla Garcia
a resident of Danbury Park
on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:26 pm

To those who are complaining about Pleasanton, I have this comment: If you don't like it here, please move. No one forces you to live here. Please do not rain on the parade of those that love and appreciate it here. If you need help packing, there are many that will gladly help.


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Posted by trekmtb
a resident of Heritage Oaks
on Nov 2, 2012 at 9:59 am

I'm once again embarassed by my downtown neighbors. Anti Parades, Skate Rink, Farmers Market, Concerts, Blah Blah Blah. Oh, there's traffic because everybody wants to enjoy these activities? Don't live downtown if you don't like it.


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