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This is a list of the greatest San Francisco Giants players ever. With 23 Hall of Famers and the most wins in Major League Baseball history, the San Francisco Giants can stake claim to being the most successful franchise in baseball this side of the New York Yankees. Known for many years as the New York Giants, the club has 7 World Series championships to its name. The first 5 came while the team was in New York, while the last two have come in the past few years (2010, 2012). Many of the biggest names and brightest stars have played for the Giants franchise through the years. 

Willie Mays is one of the most popular players to ever play the game. The "Say Hey Kid" made one of the most famous plays in baseball history. In the 1954 World Series versus Cleveland, Mays made an improbable basket catch that saved the game and helped the Giants on the way to the championship.Mays won two MVP awards and holds the All-Star record of most All-Star Games played, a whopping 24, which ties him with Hank Aaron & Stan Musial. He considered the best player of the New York Giants era and one of the greatest baseball players of all time.

On the other end of the popularity spectrum is one of baseball's surliest and most controversial sluggers, Barry Bonds. Leaving Pittsburgh for San Francisco in 1993, Bonds won 7 MVP Awards, 5 with the Giants, and made the All Star game 14 times. Bonds is currently the all time leader in home runs with 762 and has the most in a single season with 73. While his career will be forever debated because of his alleged use of performance enhancing drugs, no one can doubt that Barry Bands is one of the greatest Giants ever.

This is a list of the Greatest San Francisco Giants of All Time. If you see someone who should be on this list, feel free to add him. Vote and rerank this list as you deem fit.
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1
602 40
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Center fielder

2
360 98
Willie McCovey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
First baseman

3
535 189
Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Left fielder

4
324 90
Juan Marichal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Pitcher

5
283 74
Christy Mathewson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time

6
254 75
Orlando Cepeda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Designated hitter, First baseman

7
206 45
Madison Bumgarner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Starting pitcher, Pitcher

8
257 66
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

9
256 83
Buster Posey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Catcher, First baseman

10
214 62
Gaylord Perry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Pitcher

11
297 112
Will Clark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
First baseman

12
179 55
Matt Williams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Third baseman

13
255 105
Tim Lincecum is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

14
182 61
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

15
156 56
Jeff Kent is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Second baseman

16
143 48
Carl Hubbell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Pitcher

17
104 35
Matt Cain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

18
59 13
Bobby Thomson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

19
100 53
Rich Aurilia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Infielder, Shortstop, Third baseman

20
106 55
Jack Clark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

21
53 29
Robby Thompson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Second baseman

22
116 50
J. T. Snow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added First baseman

23
104 59
Felipe Alou is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Manager, Right fielder, Outfielder

24
70 31
Johnny Mize is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
First baseman

25
71 31
Brandon Crawford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shortstop

26
74 27
Monte Irvin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

27
45 32
Kevin Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Outfielder, Left fielder

28
59 51
Hunter Pence is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Right fielder, Outfielder

29
37 11
Joe McGinnity is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Pitcher

30
88 50
Jason Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

31
61 38
Pablo Sandoval is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added First baseman, Third baseman

32
67 51
Chili Davis is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

33
45 12
Chris Speier is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Shortstop

34
46 16
Bill Terry is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added First baseman

35
62 58
Rod Beck is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Pitcher

36
34 11
Gary Lavelle is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Pitcher

37
67 53
Robb Nen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Pitcher

38
54 26
Brandon Belt is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
MatthewDiLorenzo added Left fielder, First baseman

39
37 15
Jim Ray Hart is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Third baseman

40
46 15
Mike Krukow is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Pitcher

41
38 15
Darrell Evans is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added First baseman, Third baseman

42
38 16
Frankie Frisch is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Second baseman

43
30 18
Atlee Hammaker is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
MatthewDiLorenzo added Pitcher

44
43 33
Travis Jackson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Shortstop

45
37 29
Dave Righetti is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Relief pitcher, Pitcher

46
25 15
Jim Barr is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Pitcher

47
29 13
Ray Durham is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Second baseman

48
28 28
Sergio Romo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
MatthewDiLorenzo added Relief pitcher, Pitcher

49
24 3
Mike McCormick is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Pitcher

50
21 16
John Burkett is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Pitcher