San Francisco Giants

Joe Mauer, Buster Posey, and the Hall of Fame

Joe Mauer, Buster Posey, and the Hall of Fame
February 7, 2017 No Comments »

Joe Mauer hasn’t squatted behind the plate since 2013. But he’ll still be a Hall of Fame catcher someday. Won’t he? The popular Twin, a humble hometown kid, won three batting titles in his first six seasons. He won the Most ... Read More »

Wild Card Teams who got to the World Series

Wild Card Teams who got to the World Series
September 9, 2016 No Comments »

The wild card format was introduced in Major League Baseball in 1994 when the league also split into three divisions. Each league had four playoff teams (the three division winners and one wild card) until 2012. In 2012 a second ... Read More »

Which pitching rotations stayed together the longest?

Which pitching rotations stayed together the longest?
May 1, 2016 No Comments »

Almost as much as any other facet of the game, the usage of starting pitchers has evolved quite a bit throughout the history of baseball. Originally, in the mid-18th century, teams had one regular pitcher and maybe one other player ... Read More »

Hall of Famer Monte Irvin, oldest living World Series winner, has died

Hall of Famer Monte Irvin, oldest living World Series winner, has died
January 12, 2016 No Comments »

Hall of Famer Monte Irvin, a fantastic baseball player and a great all-around athlete, has passed away at the age of 96. Irvin overcame many career obstacles to garner the acclaim he deserved as a baseball player. He toiled for ... Read More »

Giants All-Time Team

Giants All-Time Team
July 24, 2012 1 Comment »

This could be the best ATT in the National League, maybe in either league: four members of the 500-HR club, led by Barry Bonds; and five Hall of Famers on the pitching staff. In all, 11 of the 26 players ... Read More »

McCovey’s liner just missed making history in Game Seven of ’62 World Series against Yanks

McCovey’s liner just missed making history in Game Seven of ’62 World Series against Yanks
July 24, 2012 No Comments »

World Series Game Seven, Octtober 16, 1962 | New York Yankees vs. San Francisco Giants at Candlestick Park in San Francisco This was the first World Series played in Northern California, with the Giants hosting in Candlestick Park along the ... Read More »

Why the Giants can win the World Series again

Why the Giants can win the World Series again
July 11, 2011 No Comments »

No National League team has repeated as World Series champion since Cincinnati’s Big Red Machine 35 years ago. The only team that has a chance to end that drought is the San Francisco Giants. Here’s why they can do it. ... Read More »