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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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Predictions for 2022?

Predictions for 2022?

It's hard to get very enthusiastic about baseball right now. Ahead this weekend are the long-awaited return of Klay Thompson to the NBA and the 49ers' must-win (probably) game against the LA Rams. There hasn't been a whisper of news about anything related to baseball...

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

It's been fashionable over the last week or so--and even over the last few years--to spend the final days of the old year bashing that year and seeing every bit of bad news as an example of how awful that particular year was. For example, Betty White passed away...

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