The Giants Win the Pennant, the Giants Win the Pennant!
"The Giants Win the Pennant, the Giants Win the Pennant!"
Season 2
Episode 10
Written By Matt Tarses and
Aaron Sorkin
Director Pamela Dresser
Original Airdate January 11, 2000
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"The Giants Win the Pennant, the Giants Win the Pennant!" is the tenth episode of the second season and the thirty third episode of the series overall. It originally aired on January 11, 2000. It was written by Matt Tarses and Aaron Sorkin and directed by Pamela Dresser.


Dan wants to do a feature report on the Shot Heard 'Round the World, but Isaac refuses to be interviewed for it even though he was at the game. Dan thinks Isaac is embarrassed about his speech having been slowed down since the stroke, but in reality Isaac is embarrassed to admit that he missed the home run because he was in the bathroom. Dana is even more freaked out when Casey goes on a second date with Pixley.





  1. Josh Charles as Dan Rydell
  2. Peter Krause as Casey McCall
  3. Felicity Huffman as Dana Whitaker
  4. Joshua Malina as Jeremy Goodwin
  5. Sabrina Lloyd as Natalie Hurley
  6. and Robert Guillaume as Isaac Jaffe

Guest starring

  1. Kayla Blake as Kim
  2. Greg Baker as Elliott
  3. Megan Ward as Pixley
  4. Timothy Davis-Reed as Chris
  5. Jeff Mooring as Dave
  6. and Tom Cavanagh as Howard


  1. James Edson as Mike Greenway
  2. Darren Foreman as Jack


Opening Credits

  1. Aaron Sorkin - Creator
  2. Brian Grazer - Executive Producer
  3. Ron Howard - Executive Producer
  4. Tony Krantz - Executive Producer
  5. Aaron Sorkin - Executive Producer
  6. Rob Scheidlinger - Executive Producer
  7. Thomas Schlamme - Executive Producer
  8. Kevin Falls - Co-executive Producer
  9. Matt Tarses - Producer
  10. David Walpert - Co-producer
  11. John Amodeo - Supervising Producer
  12. Matt Tarses and - Writer
  13. Aaron Sorkin - Writer
  14. Pamela Dresser - Director

Closing credits

  1. Bonnie Zane - Casting
  2. Paula Rosenberg - Casting
  3. Bruce Chevillat - Co-producer
  4. Stephen Putnam - Associate Producer
  5. Bill Wrubel - Executive Story Editor
  6. Peter Smokler - Director of Photography
  7. Theo E. Azzari - Production Designer
  8. Janet Ashikaga - Editor
  9. Bruce Chevillat - Unit Production Manager
  10. Shawn Hanley - First Assistant Director
  11. Kristi "Kat" Antunovich - Second Assistant Director
  12. W.G. Snuffy Walden - Music