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Longest Giants Winning Streaks

Longest Giants Winning Streaks

Credit: McCovey Chronicles Winning streaks are a point of boasting for any baseball fan. Thankfully, us Giant fans are lucky enough to hold the longest winning streak across all of Major League Baseball: 26 games back in 1916. This streak is a point of contention for fans of other teams-- especially the Cleveland Indians, who hit 21 consecutive wins in 2017. This is because one of those wins was...

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A Look at the Giants Team Records

A Look at the Giants Team Records

Credit: MLive After more than 100 years of baseball, the Giants are bound to have set some team records-- good and bad. Interestingly enough, a majority of the records covered in this piece were set before 1950, including some of the most impressive ones. The team won 106 games in 1904, setting the record for most games won. They follow this record with most shutout games won in 1908 at 25....

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Giants Retired Numbers, A History

Giants Retired Numbers, A History

Having one's jersey number retired is one of the highest honors an athlete can receive. Often done one a player leaves the team, retires, or passes, retired numbers the skill and impact a player left on the team. The distinction makes it so the number cannot be worn again by anyone on the team. With more than 100 years under the team's belt, the Giants have their fair share of retired jersey...

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San Francisco Giants MVP Winners By the Numbers

San Francisco Giants MVP Winners By the Numbers

Credit: Baseball Hall of Fame The Most Valuable Player Award has been one of the most coveted awards in the sport since its conception, though it wasn't until 1931 that players within the National League started earning the title. The award allows us to honor the most skilled players in the league, no matter what position they play. There are only a few rules that dictates who is eligible for an...

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Slugging Giants, the 2021 Version

Slugging Giants, the 2021 Version

by Cassie Black Whether at the field, at a bar, or at home, home runs are among the most thrilling aspects of baseball to witness. Back in the day of our legendary sluggers like likes Barry Bonds and Willie Mays, there was nothing more exhilarating than watching them knock a ball into the stands, but there was no real way of fully comprehending the power behind their hits.   While we can't...

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Decisions, Decisions

Decisions, Decisions

I've always been fascinated by decision-making. In specific situations, I like thinking about "Well, what if 'X' had/had not happened? How would this have turned out differently?" You know, like in the "Back to the Future" movies or even "It's a Wonderful Life." One...

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Game Out of Hand

Game Out of Hand

by Greek Giant Yesterday was that game, you know, the one the Giants had in hand in the loss column. Entering the day at 1.5 games in front of the Bums the Giants would have been 2 up with 15 to go with a win. Instead it got out of hand quick. The Padres ran up a 4-0...

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The Streak Ends

The Streak Ends

by Greek Giant Greek Giant forgot what losing was like. Greek Giant does not like losing. Last night the Padres beat up on the Giants in a 9-6 win punctuated by insults in the form of late inning add on runs that made the difference in a ballgame started by Giant...

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Nine Straight!

Nine Straight!

by Greek Giant They did it again. After clinching a postseason birth for the first time in six seasons, there was no post celebration hangover for the Giants as they prevailed over the lifeless Padres 6-1 last night to earn their ninth straight win. The win was also...

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Longest Giants Winning Streaks

Longest Giants Winning Streaks

Credit: McCovey Chronicles Winning streaks are a point of boasting for any baseball fan. Thankfully, us Giant fans are lucky enough to hold the longest winning streak across all of Major League Baseball: 26 games back in 1916. This streak is a point of contention for...

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Burns So Good!

Burns So Good!

by Greek Giant The Giants are in the playoffs! The Giants are in the playoffs! The Giants are in the playoffs! Let's take a moment to celebrate the Giants clinching a Wild Card spot after so many (five) seasons of horrible or mediocre baseball by our boys. Last...

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Flower Power

Flower Power

by Greek Giant Wilmer Flores had a day in yesterday's 6-5 win over the Cubs in Chicago in a game that was much more nerve-wracking than it needed to be. Flower Power flew across the country to play his first game since coming off the IL with a hamstring issue. The...

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Captain Belt

Captain Belt

Full box here This has been a physically and mentally grueling stretch for the Giants. Before Thursday's off-day, they'd played 16 straight games that included series against division leaders (Braves and Brewers), last weekend's showdown series against the Dodgers,...

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Giants – Cubs Series Preview

Giants – Cubs Series Preview

by Greek Giant With the Bums losing yesterday the Giants head into a three-game series with the Cubs with a two and one half game lead atop the National League West. It is pointless to say this game is big or this series is big when there are only 22 games left in the...

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The Legend of LaMonte

The Legend of LaMonte

by Greek Giant I just love this! pic.twitter.com/OP99NTFStj — Grant Brisbee (@GrantBrisbee) September 8, 2021 The legend of LaMonte Wade Jr. continues to spread across the Major Leagues. We may end up marking this magical 2021 season of Giants baseball as "The Year of...

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Giant Crooked Numbers Galore

Giant Crooked Numbers Galore

by Greek Giant The first three batters of the game, La Stella, Belt and Posey, all doubled and would score. That's the way to start a game on the road. In their 12-3 ho-hum win last night at Denver Park, the Giants would put up three in the first, two in the second,...

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Boom Boom, Boom Boom!

Boom Boom, Boom Boom!

by Greek Giant Yesterday, in their 10-5 (it was not that close) win over the Coloradans the Giants hit four home runs (Estrada with two, Buster and Ruf). They accomplished this feat for the 13th time this season and tied a franchise record (1954 New York Giants). Wow!...

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