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MLB The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time  

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Just who is the best San Francisco Giants manager of all time? This list answers that question, ranking every San Francisco Giants manager from best to worst according to the votes of knowledgeable baseball fans like you. Consider regular season stats, as well as postseason performance and World Series wins, then vote up the top Giants managers going all the way back to the team's time as the New York Gothams.

John McGraw managed the Giants for more than 30 years, starting in 1902. McGraw's Giants won nine World Series championships. Bruce Bochy has returned the franchise to glory as the Giants' manager. Bochy took over managerial duties in 2006 and has since won three World Series titles, putting him high on the list of the greatest managers in MLB history.

Enough history, it's time for you to vote up the winningest San Francisco Giants managers and downvote any Giants coaches who held the team back. With your votes, this list will determine the best San Francisco Giants manager ever to spit in the dugout by the Bay.
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1
27 5
Bruce Bochy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
age 63

2
17 4
Dusty Baker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
age 69

3
18 5
John McGraw is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Died at 61 (1873-1934)

4
13 2
Leo Durocher is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Died at 86 (1905-1991)

5
9 1
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time

6
10 3
Alvin Dark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
age 96

7
7 3
Bill Terry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Died at 91 (1898-1989)

8
4 1
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Died at 49 (1909-1958)

9
4 2
Cap Anson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Died at 70 (1852-1922)

10
3 1
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Died at 89 (1869-1958)

11
2 0
Heinie Smith is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Died at 68 (1871-1939)

12
5 4
Felipe Alou is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
age 83

13
3 2
Jim Davenport is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
age 85

14
2 1
John B. Day is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
John B. Day

15
2 1
George Davis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Died at 70 (1870-1940)

16
1 0
Roger Craig is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time

17
4 4
Joe Altobelli is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
age 86

18
3 3
John Montgomery Ward is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Died at 65 (1860-1925)

19
3 3
Jim Mutrie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Jim Mutrie Died at 87 (1851-1938)

20
2 2
Buck Ewing is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Died at 47 (1859-1906)

21
1 1
Fred Hoey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Fred Hoey Died at 68 (1865-1933)

22
6 7
Charlie Fox is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Died at 83 (1921-2004)

23
3 4
Bill Rigney is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Died at 83 (1918-2001)

24
3 4
Harvey Watkins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Harvey Watkins Died at 80 (1869-1949)

25
2 3
John Clapp is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
John Clapp Died at 53 (1851-1904)

26
1 2
Wes Westrum is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Died at 80 (1922-2002)

27
1 2
Arthur Irwin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Died at 63 (1858-1921)

28
1 2
Patrick T. Powers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Patrick T. Powers Died at 65 (1860-1925)

29
1 3
Herman Franks is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Died at 95 (1914-2009)

30
1 3
Clyde King is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Died at 86 (1924-2010)

31
0 2
Tom Sheehan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Tom Sheehan Died at 88 (1894-1982)

32
0 2
Bill Joyce is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Died at 76 (1865-1941)

33
0 2
Horace Fogel is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Horace Fogel

34
2 5
Jim Price is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
age 77

35
0 3
Danny Ozark is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
Died at 86 (1923-2009)

36
0 4
Dave Bristol is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants Managers of All Time
age 85