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MLB team based in San Francisco

  • San Francisco Giants is a Major League Baseball team based in San Francisco.
  • The team is originally called New York Giants but changed its name having moved to San Francisco in 1958.
  • They have won 22 National League pennants and appeared in 19 World Series competition.
  • Their rivalry with the Los Angeles Dodgers is one of the longest-standing rivalries and is regarded as one of the biggest in American baseball.
  • As of 2012, the team had 66 representatives of the Giants (55 players and 11 managers) into the MLB Hall of Fame - more than any team in baseball history.
  • Bill Neukom owns the team.
  • They won the team seven times 1905, 1921, 1922, 1933, 1954, 2010, 2012.
  • AT&T Park is their home stadium.
  • Mel Ott was the first Giants player to have a season of 150 or more RBIs.
  • Johnny Mize was the first player in a Giants unifrom to hit 50 home runs in a single season.
  • Bill Rigney was the first manager for the team.
  • There were 14 Triple Crown winners in the 20th Century but none from the Giants.
  • In October 2012, they defeated Detroit Tigers to win the 2012 Basketball World Series.
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