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San Francisco Giants

MLB
Established1883
Major league affiliations
National League (1883 - present)
West Division (1969 - present)
Retired numbersNY, NY, 3, 4, 11, 20, 24, 27, 30, 36, 42, 44
ColorsBlack, Orange, White      
San Francisco Giants (1958 - present)
New York Giants (1885 1957) *New York Gothams (1883 85)
Other nicknamesThe Orange and Black, Los Gigantes, The G-Men, Kyojin 巨人
Ballpark
AT&T Park (2000 - present)
:*a.k.a. SBC Park (2004 05) :*a.k.a. Pacific Bell Park (2000 03) *Candlestick Park (1960 99) :*a.k.a. 3Com Park at Candlestick Point (1997 99) *Seals Stadium (1958 59) *Polo Grounds IV (New York) (1911 57) :*a.k.a. Brush Stadium (1911 19) *Hilltop Park (New York) (1911) *Polo Grounds III (New York) (1891 1911) *Polo Grounds II (New York) (1889 90) *St. George Grounds (New York) (1889) *Oakland Park (New Jersey) (1889) *Polo Grounds I (New York) (1883 88)
Major league titles
World Series titles201019541933192219211905 ((6))
NL Pennants201020021989 • 1962 • 1954
1951 • 1937 • 1936 • 1933
1924 • 1923 • 1922 • 1921
1917 • 1913 • 1912 • 1911
1905 • 1904 • 1889 • 1888 ((21))
West Division titles2010200320001997 • 1989
1987 • 1971 ((7))
Wild card berths2002 ((1))
OwnerOwnership group led by * Bill Neukom, Managing General Partner * Sue Burns, died July 2009. Former Senior General Partner (largest shareholder, estimated 35 40% share)
ManagerBruce Bochy

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The San Francisco Giants are a Major League Baseball (MLB) team based in San Francisco, California, playing in the National League West Division.

The Giants are the current World Series champions, having defeated the Texas Rangers in the 2010 World Series by four games to one. As one of the oldest baseball teams, they have won the most games of any team in the history of American baseball, and any North American professional sports team. They have won 21 National League pennants and appeared in 18 World Series competitions both records in the National League (tied for both with the Los Angeles Dodgers). The Giants 6 World Series Championships are also tied for second in the National League with the Dodgers (the St. Louis Cardinals have won 10). The Giants have played in the World Series an NL record 18 times, but boycotted the event in 1904. With their history, the Giants have the most Hall of Fame players in all of professional baseball.

The Giants played at the Polo Grounds in Manhattan, New York, until the close of the 1957 season, after which they moved west to California to become the San Francisco Giants. As the New York Giants, they won 14 pennants and 5 World Championships, from the era of John McGraw and Christy Mathewson to that of Bobby Thomson and Willie Mays. The Giants have won four pennants and the 2010 World Series since arriving in San Francisco.


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