As you know, the Hunter Pence sign phenomenon began in early August with these two New York fans, presumably because Pence had a habit of torching the Mets. The meme soon spread to other parks, and of course now that the playoffs are here there’s no stopping it.
— Stephanie Gutowski (@hapagal) October 8, 2014
It started as ironic ribbing (“Hunter Pence Still Has A Blockbuster Card”), but as Pence Sign-Mania hit San Francisco, the positive messages emerged. That kind of saved the whole thing from jumping the shark — and as the Giants move on to the NLCS against the Cardinals, we brace ourselves for another round of Hunter Pence Sign Wars.
Best sign so far tonight at Nationals Park: "Hunter Pence loves taxation and hates representation."
— Daniel Pink (@DanielPink) October 4, 2014
So as you collect your blank poster paper and arrange your Magic Markers, let’s take a look at the best Pence signs from the playoffs and the regular season.