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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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RECENT GIANTS NEWS & STATS POSTS

End of the Road*

End of the Road*

  by DrLefty *I do understand the considerable risk I'm taking of pissing off Surf Maui in assuming for the purposes of today's column that this is the final weekend of the Giants' season (and the final OOLF).   Last week's Out of Left Field was called...

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Hanging In There

Hanging In There

by Greek Giant The Giants Magic number is now 8. I kid you not. The Phillies lost and with the Giants 5-2 win over the Rockies last night at Willie Mays Field it means the Giants would make the final Wild Card if they win out and the Phillies lose their final eight...

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Finishing Strong?

Finishing Strong?

...and just like we all predicted back in March, Shelby Miller struck out seven batters in 2.2 innings in late September for the Giants. I don't even remember an announcement when the Giants signed Miller to a minor league deal back on June 8. I just noticed that he...

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Rocky Mountain Sweep!

Rocky Mountain Sweep!

by Greek Giant Ok, so the Giants are having a disappointing 2022. We all know this. We are past the stage of denial, past anger. Now we're in acceptance mode. Well, the Giants just finished off an impressive four-game sweep in Denver against the Rockies to make us all...

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Webb’s 14th Symphony

Webb’s 14th Symphony

by Greek Giant It was Lefty Day at the plate for the Giants last night in their 6-1 win over the Rockies in Denver. Big games by Brandon Crawford, Joc Pederson, Jason Vosler and Luis Gonzalez all contributed to runs while Logan Webb had a no-hitter after 5 1/3...

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Colorado Comeback Kids

Colorado Comeback Kids

by Greek Giant Thairo Estrada hit a three-run home run with two outs in the top of the tenth to make a 7-7 game 10-7. The Giants would hold on and win a game in which they fell behind by the score of 4-1 and 6-2 earlier in the game. Estrada not only won the game in...

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