SAN FRANCISCO -- Giants fans have plenty of gear to choose from at the concession stands, from Pablo Sandoval "Kung Fu Panda" hats to Tim Lincecum wigs, but one T-shirt you see around town is only sold on the streets.
It reads "Let Tim Smoke", which neatly ties together Lincecum's arrest on a misdemeanor marijuana charge last winter along with the ballot initiative in California next Tuesday to legalize pot.
Lincecum, preparing to start Game 1 of the World Series, was asked in a news conference Tuesday about "those funny T-shirts that you see people walking around the streets with" and his folk hero status.
"It's a really good atmosphere," Lincecum said, "As far as the shirts go ... [it's an] it is what it is kind of thing. I'm having fun with it. You see all the Pablo hats or the Panda hats and the Brian Wilson 'Fear the Beard' shirts and things.
"It's just something for them to play on and have fun with, and it's good. I think it gets them involved, and I feel like they're part of the team."