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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
613 40
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Center fielder

2
549 190
Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Left fielder

3
365 102
Willie McCovey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
First baseman

4
332 92
Juan Marichal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Pitcher

5
289 76
Christy Mathewson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time

6
258 78
Orlando Cepeda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Designated hitter, First baseman

7
261 66
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

8
213 47
Madison Bumgarner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Starting pitcher, Pitcher

9
306 112
Will Clark is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
First baseman

10
262 85
Buster Posey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Catcher, First baseman

11
218 62
Gaylord Perry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Pitcher

12
183 57
Matt Williams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Third baseman

13
264 108
Tim Lincecum is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

14
185 61
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

15
161 57
Jeff Kent is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Second baseman

16
145 49
Carl Hubbell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Pitcher

17
109 37
Matt Cain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

18
61 14
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
103 53
Rich Aurilia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Infielder, Shortstop, Third baseman

20
110 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
56 30
Robby Thompson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Second baseman

22
119 53
J. T. Snow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added First baseman

23
105 61
Felipe Alou is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Manager, Right fielder, Outfielder

24
76 32
Brandon Crawford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shortstop

25
48 33
Kevin Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Outfielder, Left fielder

26
71 32
Johnny Mize is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
First baseman

27
77 28
Monte Irvin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

28
91 50
Jason Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

29
66 40
Pablo Sandoval is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added First baseman, Third baseman

30
38 12
Joe McGinnity is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Pitcher

31
61 54
Hunter Pence is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Right fielder, Outfielder

32
69 53
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
47 13
Chris Speier is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Shortstop

34
37 11
Gary Lavelle is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Pitcher

35
64 59
Rod Beck is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Pitcher

36
47 17
Bill Terry is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added First baseman

37
40 15
Jim Ray Hart is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Third baseman

38
50 15
Mike Krukow is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Pitcher

39
69 54
Robb Nen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Pitcher

40
41 15
Darrell Evans is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added First baseman, Third baseman

41
57 28
Brandon Belt is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
MatthewDiLorenzo added Left fielder, First baseman

42
39 17
Frankie Frisch is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Second baseman

43
31 20
Atlee Hammaker is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
MatthewDiLorenzo added Pitcher

44
28 15
Jim Barr is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Pitcher

45
44 34
Travis Jackson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
slaft added Shortstop

46
39 30
Dave Righetti is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Relief pitcher, Pitcher

47
30 14
Ray Durham is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
CMCSS03 added Second baseman

48
26 3
Mike McCormick is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Pitcher

49
30 29
Sergio Romo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
MatthewDiLorenzo added Relief pitcher, Pitcher

50
25 3
Jeffrey Leonard is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best San Francisco Giants of All Time
Left fielder