The San Francisco Giants have one of the most interesting histories of any major
league team. Purchasing San Francisco
Giants tickets allows fans to take in be a part of this history. The Giants have amassed more wins than any other North American
baseball team and any American professional sports team. They accomplished this
due to being one of the earliest baseball teams, but that distinction alone is
not why they have won 21 pennants and 18 games in World Series matches. The Giants
have been a powerful team since their inception.
The Giants were created in 1883 and played in New York until 1957. Their time in New
York earned them 14 pennants and five World Series victories. Many of baseball's
greats like Willie Mays, John McGraw, Christy Mathewson and Bobby Thomson played
for the Giants at this time. When the Giants moved to San Francisco, they acquired
other legendary names like Orlando Cepeda and Willie McCovey. Both players won
Rookie of the Year awards. The Giants fought fiercely during the 60's and were often
in the running for pennants.
The Giants continued to have stellar talent through the years with Randy Johnson
and Barry Bonds. Their last World Series win was in 2010, and anyone with SF Giants
tickets will see them try again this year. The Giants have some formidable players
Melky Cabrera, Pablo Sandoval, Brandon Crawford and 2010 Rookie of the year,
Anyone with San Francisco Giants tickets will get to tour one of the best ballparks
in the country. AT&T park was opened in 2000 and sits along the San Francisco Bay.
Fans receive a beautiful view of the bay and engineers designed the park to be wind
resistant, so viewers would not be cold, despite being close to the water. The modern stadium has
many tributes to old players. The park is located on Willie Mays Plaza and the area
behind right field is referred to as McCovey Cove. Fans can take boats into the cove
and try to catch home runs.
Besides the cove, the stadium is home to other unique features. Families with San
Francisco Giants tickets will enjoy going down the giant Coca Cola slide. This giant
Coke bottle shaped slide is viewable from left field. Fans can slide and play in the
children's area while watching the game. A giant fiberglass baseball glove resides next
to the slide.
Fans love visiting with the Giants' mascot, Lou Seal. This seal is a treat for fans of
any age. The park also has wireless internet installed, so any fan can get online. The
park also features a Wall of Fame with over 40 past Giants players. Statues made to
commemorate Willie Mays, Orlando Cepeda, Juan Marichal and Willie McCovey are
located around the park. The parks reverence for past players, fun features, and lively
fans make the games an exciting experience. Anyone with San Francisco Giants tickets
will see the fan's spirit and passion.
3-5-14: The San Francisco Giants have named Madison Bumgarner start opening day. The choice between he and Matt Cain but manager Bruce Boche said that he chose Bumgarner to award the young pitcher for his outstanding 2013 campaign. In other news the Giants and first baseman Brandon belt avoided arbitration as both sides came to terms on a one year deal worth $2.9 million.
1-24-14: In 2014 the San Francisco will welcome back former MVP Buster Posey who will provide a much needed spark which was missing all last year for the Giants. Madison Bumgarner was able to be the best pitcher on a staff that already had two time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum and All-Star Matt Cain giving them one of the best rotations in the leagues.
1-7-14: Last month the San Francisco Giants agreed to terms on a one-year deal with outfielder Michael Morse worth a reported $6 million. The Giants are also in talks to extend two of their current players in Pablo Sandoval and starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong.
12-9-13: The San Francisco Giants had an off year last year despite having many of the same faces in uniform that led them to the World Series just a couple years back. Recently the Giants re-signed picture Ryan Foglesong to a one-year deal with $5 million. The Giants are also in talks with outfielder Jeff Francore who just underwent LASIK surgery is hoping to join the team as a backup outfielder. Last season the Giants won only 76 games overall, but were able to post a 44-32 record against a weak divsion. The Giants also finished 8th overall in the Major Leagues in terms of team batting average. Despite rumors of moving first baseman Brandon belt into the outfield the Giants have come out and said that that will not happen and he will remain at first base.
8/21/13 - After contending for the last couple of years and winning last year's World Series San Francisco Giants find themselves in unfamiliar territory. At 13 games under .500 they are 17 games out of the division and in fourth place. Last night the Giants walked off against the Red Sox when Marco Scudero to the bases on balls forcing in the winning run In the bottom of the ninth inning. Catcher Buster Posey was 0-3 With one RBI and one strike out. After the Boston series the Giants will remain home for a four-game weekend wraparound series with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
8/6/13 - Much to everyone’s surprise the San Francisco Giants are still in last place with a record of 50-61. They are only 4-6 in their last 10 games and currently 12 games out of first place in the division. This week they will host the Milwaukee Brewers in a four-game set.
7/19/13 - San Francisco Giants have followed up the World Series title with a disappointing season after. At 43 – 51 they’re in fourth-place NL West division. The Giants are 6.5 games out of first place the division and a full 9.5 games out of the National League wildcard race. Offensively they are led by 26-year-old catcher Buster Posey who is batting .325. After the All-Star break the Giants will face the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Giants have the seventh best team batting average in baseball hitting .264. Madison Bumgarner Leads the pitching staff with a record of 10 – 5 and an ERA of 3.02.
7/7/13 - Three San Francisco Giants were chosen for the 2013 National League all-stars. Left-hand pitcher Madison Bumgarner will make his first appearance, catcher Buster Posey will make his third appearance, and Marco Scutaro will also be making his first ASG appearance.
6/12/13 - After winning the World Series in sweeping fashion over the Tigers The San Francisco Giants currently find themselves in third place. This week they'll embark on a road trip against the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Atlanta Braves. Pitching is always been the staple of the Giant's success however uncharacteristically this season they have a team ERA of 4.14. Tim Lincicum is averaging 9.16 strikeouts per nine innings. The San Francisco Giants are a team that can get hot at any point in the season and make a serious playoff push.