Baseball The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time  

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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
711 45
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Center fielder

2
428 118
Willie McCovey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
First baseman

3
633 219
Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Left fielder

4
378 100
Juan Marichal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Pitcher

5
324 80
Christy Mathewson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time

6
326 98
Buster Posey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Catcher, First baseman

7
292 82
Orlando Cepeda is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Designated hitter, First baseman

8
355 122
Will Clark is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
First baseman

9
252 67
Gaylord Perry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Pitcher

10
289 68
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

11
266 60
Madison Bumgarner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Pitcher

12
207 65
Matt Williams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Third baseman

13
311 121
Tim Lincecum is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

14
189 68
Jeff Kent is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Second baseman

15
211 77
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

16
164 53
Carl Hubbell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Pitcher

17
142 42
Matt Cain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

18
74 19
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
127 66
Jack Clark is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

20
115 67
Rich Aurilia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Infielder, Shortstop, Third baseman

21
64 39
Robby Thompson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Second baseman

22
134 62
J. T. Snow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added First baseman

23
98 40
Brandon Crawford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shortstop

24
115 71
Felipe Alou is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Manager, Right fielder, Outfielder

25
79 38
Johnny Mize is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
First baseman