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  San Francisco Giants - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Gothams (as the Giants were originally known) were their entry to the National League, while their other club, the Metropolitans (the original Mets) played in the American Association.
The Giants no longer play at Candlestick Park which was renamed 3Com Park and then Monster Park, and which remains the home of the San Francisco 49ers football team.
In 2001 the Giants were eliminated from playoff contention on the second to last day of the season, but Barry Bonds gave fans something to cheer about as he hit 73 home runs, setting a new single-season record.
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 San Francisco Giants
True, the Giants have been unable to solve their third base problem since Williams was dealt, but Kent won the 2000 MVP award, and had at least 35 doubles, 20 homers, and 100 RBI in each of his first five seasons with San Francisco.
Giants' owners made the decision was made to move the club to San Francisco, joining their rival Dodgers on the west coast.
The San Francisco Giants were one of the first teams to actively pursue fl and Latin players, and their teams reflected that in the 1960s.
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 Bay Area Baseball - San Francisco Giants Preview and Fan Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
San Francisco Giants' Michael Tucker, right, lets go of his bat after hitting a grand slam into McCovey Cove off Colorado Rockies pitcher Scott Dohmann during the eighth inning of their game in San Francisco, Saturday April 9, 2005.
San Francisco Giants' Pedro Feliz, right, is congratulated by teammates Omar Vizquel (13) and J.T. Snow after feliz hit a grand slam off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jamey Wright during the fourth inning at Coors Field in Denver, Friday, April 15, 2005.
The Giants won't have to rely on a patchwork bullpen, which was a recipe for disaster throughout the 2004 season.
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 Minor League Baseball: News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
San Francisco's top three picks in 2005, on the other hand, were the only players the club got from the first eight rounds of the draft.
The Giants' "toolsy" outfielder salvaged his season at Norwich by coming on strong in the second half, ratcheting his average from a season-low.208 on June 1 to a respectable.273 at season's end.
San Francisco went back to the Lewis-Clark State College (Idaho) well yet again, taking former volleyball and basketball player Dyche from the same school that produced Giants draft picks Marvin Benard (50th round in 1992), Steve Decker (21st, 1988), Jason Ellison (22nd, 2000) and Keith Foulke (9th, 1994).
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 San Francisco Giants   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As Giants officials departed for San Francisco from the chilly climes of Texas, they figure to find out soon whether their No. 1 offseason target, St. Louis free agent pitcher Matt Morris, can be acquired.
Helping to persuade the nine-year veteran to join the Giants was catcher Mike Matheny, a longtime backstop for Morris in St. Louis, and the new No. 2 man in the San Francisco rotation already expects a quick transition to only his second Major League team.
Giants general manager Brian Sabean said Monday that while the pitching staff is essentially complete with Morris aboard, there's a chance the Giants could trade a position player for another hurler (probably a fifth starter) but is still seeking a left-handed slugger.
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 Giants : San Francisco Giants   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The San Francisco Giants franchise has existed since 1883, when it was a member of the National League as the New York Gothams, a name that only lasted for two seasons before the name "Giants" was adopted.
The Giants played a big part of the legendary New York baseball scene in the 1950s, when the city had three teams that could (and did) win the World Series.
The Giants moved to San Francisco in 1958, and while they haven't won a World Series in the city by the Bay, San Francisco has seen its share of great players, including Willie Mays, Juan Marichal, Willie McCovey and Barry Bonds.
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San Francisco Giants and the National Baseball Hall of Fame
In 1991 the Giants lost to the Minnesota Twins, 6-4.
For many seasons the San Francisco Seals were the drawing card in the city, playing in the Pacific Coast League.
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 San Francisco Giants on Baseball Almanac
The Giants also brought up a fresh-faced nineteen year old outfield in 1928 and although he was not physically imposing, Mel Ott would power his way through twenty seasons and finish with five-hundred eleven career home runs, the most ever hit by a National Leaguer to that time.
Although the Giants were not winning, they continued to have a searing, white-hot rivalry with the Brooklyn Dodgers, which was why New York City was shocked when the Dodgers long time manager Leo Durocher agreed to replace Ott in the middle of the 1948 season.
In 1951, the Giants made up a 13½ game deficit on the front running Dodgers by winning thirty-nine of their last forty-seven games, forcing the now-immortal three game playoff with Brooklyn, which the Giants won on Bobby Thompson's three run, bottom of the ninth homer in the deciding game.
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 Dreamin at Pac Bell: A San Francisco Giants Website
The San Francisco Giants were dealt a big blow this weekend by the Los Angeles Dodgers, who took 2 out of 3 games at SBC Park to push the Giants 2 1/2 games back in the NL West race.
Giants rookie pitcher Noah Lowry remained perfect on the year, and the San Francisco Giants downed the Houston Astros 5 - 1.
The San Francisco Giants have exercised their 2006 option on the contract of LF Barry Bonds.
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 San Francisco Giants News
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The San Francisco Giants and Colorado Rockies battle for NL West positioning when they meet tonight at Coors Field in the opener of a three-game series.
Although Matt Cain already has made 23 career appearances as a Giant, he'll gain a deeper understanding of what it means to wear the orange and fl tonight when he starts for the first time against the Los...
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San Francisco pulled back for a while and won some games on the trot but they ended the season with five losses out of six and let the Padres get away with the title.
The main weakness in the Giants was the nonperformance of Brett Tomko.
San Francisco Giants tickets may be purchased by following any of the links on this page.
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 San Francisco Giants - sacbee.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
San Francisco Giants (44-43) at Los Angeles Dodgers (45-41), 10:10 p.m.
San Francisco Giants (44-42) at Los Angeles Dodgers (44-41), 10:10 p.m.
San Francisco Giants (43-41) at Colorado Rockies (43-40), 9:05 p.m.
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 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on San Francisco Giants   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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In 2001 the Giants were eliminated from playoff contention on the second to last day of the season, but Barry Bonds gave fans something to cheer about as he hit a record 73 home runs that season.
The Giants have won the title 8 times in their history (none since moving to San Francisco), while the Dodgers have won the World Series 6 times (5 since moving to Los Angeles).
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 San Francisco Giants : Rotoworld.com - San Francisco Giants News from Rotoworld.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pedro Feliz had three more hits and two RBI in the Giants' 5-4 defeat of the Dodgers on Thursday.
Frandsen went 0-for-6 in his latest stint with the Giants and is hitting.210/.290/.226 in 62 at-bats this season.
The Giants are expected to decide on Tuesday that they will keep Moises Alou (back) on the disabled list until after the All-Star break.
www.rotoworld.com /content/clubhouse_news.asp?sport=MLB&majteam=SF   (1228 words)

  
 San Francisco Giants Tickets, San Francisco Giants Baseball Tickets at Tickco
You can order San Francisco Giants tickets either online or by just picking up the phone.
The NL West is bound to be one of the most heavily contested battlefields in the Major League this season.
As San Francisco ticket brokers, we specialize in premium San Francisco Giants tickets as well as tickets to some of the the biggest events in the world.
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 San Francisco Giants | MLB Baseball at CBS SportsLine.com
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Giants are poised to make run in West
San Francisco entered a half-game behind rival Los Angeles.
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 Compare prices on San Francisco Giants tickets, Giants tickets for home and away San Francisco MLB Baseball games
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 San Francisco Giants, Cactus League Spring Training - Arizona Baseball
The San Francisco Giants play Cactus League baseball at Scottsdale Stadium which is adjacent to Old Town Scottsdale...
The San Francisco Giants will face other teams that hold spring training in Arizona including; the Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers, Milwaukee Brewers, San Diego Padres, Oakland A's, Seattle Mariners, Anaheim Angels, Kansas City Royals, Colorado Rockies, Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago White Sox.
San Francisco Giants Spring Training tickets may be purchased through Tickets.com; or can be charged by phone at (510)762-2277, or outside California at (800) 225-2277.
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 San Francisco Giants Tickets - San Francisco Baseball Tickets - Buy Giants Tickets
Buy San Francisco Giants tickets with the best selection of games and seats in one place.
In the 2003 season, the Giants had a 3.73 team ERA which was the second best in the National League and third in all of Major League Baseball.
Giants ticket orders are processed within two days.
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 San Francisco Giants Tickets, 2006 San Francisco Giants Schedule, PacBell Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Both of those seemingly untouchable records are now in jeopardy as San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds starts the 2006 season with 708 home runs.
So get your San Francisco Giants tickets early in the year to see Bonds pass Babe Ruth, and then get your Giants tickets for late in the season and maybe you’ll see Bonds break Aaron’s record.
In May the Giants will welcome the Chicago Cubs, LA Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals, and San Francisco will play interleague games in June against the two American League teams from California, the LA Angels and the Oakland A’s.
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 San Francisco Giants Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Fund supports Junior Giants summer leagues and provides grants to organizations that support the goals of Junior Giants: teaching ethics and values, enhancing the lives of families and creating positive relationships between participants and their communities.
With the help of former Giants pitching great Vida Blue, who serves as Junior Giants Commissioner, the program provides self-esteem and values training, along with baseball equipment, uniforms and instructional service, to boys and girls 8-13 years old who otherwise could not afford to play organized baseball.
- The San Francisco Giants, in conjunction with Pets In Need and Bay Area celebrity Don Novello, present the Baseball Aquatic Retrieval Korps (BARK), whose primary goal is to raise awareness about abandoned animals in shelters throughout the Bay Area who are in need of loving homes.
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 The Official Site of the New York Giants - Giants.com
We continue this week's look at the top special teams performances of 2005 by looking back at WR David Tyree's punt block that helped jumpstart the Giants offense during the second quarter of a pivotal NFC East game in Week 11.
The Giants 2005 season was filled with some great memories, including some fantastic offensive drives, defensive stops and special teams plays that are worth remembering.
Today's featured "special" effort is the performance by the Giants return teams in the season-opening win over the Arizona Cardinals.
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 San Francisco Giants | BaseballLibrary.com
The Giants moved from New York to San Francisco after the 1957 season, with Horace Stoneham continuing as club president and controlling stockholder.
Native San Franciscan Bob Lurie stepped in, and with Arizona cattleman Bud Herseth, purchased the Giants and kept them in San Francisco.
In 1987, under the astute presidency of Al Rosen, the Giants, managed by Roger Craig, won their second NL West title.
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 San Francisco Giants : The Official Site
See photos of the Giants in action against the Padres, Rockies and Dodgers.
Giants, A's wives to play charity softball game
Join us for the annual Giants Community Fund Golf Classic — Monday, July 17, 2006, presented by GE Commercial Finance.
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 Pro Team Calendars - San Francisco Giants Calendars
The Giants began in 1883 known then as the Gothams playing in New York.
The team moved to San Francisco in 1958.
Giants have won four World Series, in 1905, 1921, 1922, and 1954.
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 McCovey Chronicles :: A Giants Blog
However, as long as the Giants are just a couple of games back, I think it's silly to call for trading away Vizquel or Schmidt.
Walking to the car, I noticed the "2005 San Francisco Giants World Championship" bumper sticker was starting to peel from my car.
It was a tight spot, but the Giants still had the four-run lead.
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