Memorial for SF Giants legend Willie McCovey grows at AT&T Park

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San Francisco Giants legend Willie McCovey passed away at age 80 after a battle with longtime health issues. 

Thursday morning a memorial in his honor continues to grow at AT&T Park. 

Tributes continue to pour in, everything from pictures, candles, Giants gear, all in honor the Giants legend. 

The Giants announced his death Wednesday, saying the fearsome hitter passed peacefully yesterday afternoon. 

The Hall of Famer made his Major League debut with the Giants in 1959 and was with the Giants for 18 years out of his 22-year career. 

In recent years, McCovey, also known as Stretch, had been getting around in a wheelchair, but that didn’t stop him from coming to AT&T Park as he regularly watched games in his suite. 

He even got to see the final game of the season this year. 

The growing memorial shows you McCovey will always be loved by Giants fans and the statue ensures he will never be forgotten. 

A public celebration of life will be announced soon.

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