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The best scenes from the Giants’ clubhouse celebration after clinching 2021 playoff berth


Brandon Belt forgot how much champagne in his eyes stings. He hadn’t had a clubhouse celebration since the Giants beat the Mets in the 2016 Wild Card round.

“It burns so good,” Belt said.

The Giants (94-50) got to celebrate, in a clubhouse tricked out with neon strobe lights, because by destroying the Padres, 9-1, they became the first team in MLB to reserve a 2021 playoff spot. Doing it on Sept. 13 makes it the fastest clinching in Giants franchise history.

Evan Longoria, another veteran, said of the champagne showers: “It’s a vibe.”

Below are behind-the-scenes moments from the celebration:

 

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