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Say goodbye to Tim Lincecum in San Francisco with a photo trip down memory lane

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum throws during the first full squad workout at the team's spring training baseball facility in Scottsdale, Ariz. Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

It appears that after nearly a year, two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum is close to returning to MLB ... with the Angels. Yes, the Angels. After spending the first nine years of his career with the Giants, The Freak is, reportedly, headed to Southern California.
Giants fans, that means it's time to say goodbye. May it not be bittersweet, but rather a celebration of what you had together. At least he didn't go to the Dodgers, right?
Just look back on all the good times you had ...
Like when he was Frank Sinatra in his first big league camp:

And how his MLB debut against the Phillies didn't go so well:

But then came the smiles:

The All-Star smiles:

The World Series championship smiles:

The Cy Young Award smiles:

And don't forget the hair:



And, of course, that iconic leg kick:

Almost 1,650 innings and more than 1,700 strikeouts later, Lincecum's tenure with the Giants is over. But you'll always have the memories. You'll always have San Francisco: