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The Best Pitchers In San Francisco Giants History

Updated January 7, 2020 400 votes 21 voters50 items

List RulesVote up the top pitchers to take the mound for the Giants

The best pitchers in Giants history are all part of a long legacy of stellar pitching that stretches back to the beginnings of the franchise in New York. Whether they were starters who became a key part of a winning pitching rotation or relievers who filled out the back end of the pitching staff, all of these players have been integral to the San Francisco Giants becoming a successful franchise.

Former stars like Matt Cain and Tim Lincecum appear below, as well as Hall of Fame starting pitchers like Christy Mathewson and Juan Marichal. Of course, there is Madison Bumgarner, who began his All-Star career as part of the San Francisco Giants roster.

So vote up the top pitchers in Giants history. Help choose the players who contributed the most to the franchise over the years and those who helped the team win games when it mattered.

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  • Christy Mathewson1

    Giants career: 1900-1916

    Giants WAR: 97.9

  • Juan Marichal2

    Giants career: 1960–1973

    Giants WAR: 62.4

  • Madison Bumgarner3

    Giants career: 2009–2019

    Giants WAR: 32.5

  • Tim Lincecum4

    Giants career: 2007–2015

    Giants WAR: 21.6

  • Matt Cain5

    Giants career: 2005–2017

    Giants WAR: 29.4

  • Carl Hubbell6

    Giants career: 1928–1943

    Giants WAR: 68.6

  • Amos Rusie7

    Giants career: 1890–1898

    Giants WAR: 66.4

  • Hal Schumacher8

    Giants career: 1931–1942, 1946

    Giants WAR: 26.9

  • Tim Keefe9

    Giants career: 1885–1889, 1891

    Giants WAR: 37.2

  • Johnny Antonelli10

    Giants career: 1954–1960

    Giants WAR: 30.8

  • Joe McGinnity11

    Giants career: 1902–1908

    Giants WAR: 32.5

  • Gaylord Perry12

    Giants career: 1962–1971

    Giants WAR: 36.9

  • Jouett Meekin13

    Giants career: 1894–1899

    Giants WAR: 23.1

  • Mickey Welch14

    Giants career: 1883–1892

    Giants WAR: 53.1

  • Sal Maglie15

    Giants career: 1945, 1950–1955

    Giants WAR: 26.5

  • Jim Barr16

    Giants career: 1971–1978, 1982–1983

    Giants WAR: 28.4

  • Larry Jansen17

    Giants career: 1947–1954

    Giants WAR: 22.9

  • Hooks Wiltse18

    Giants career: 1904–1914

    Giants WAR: 27.1

  • Gary Lavelle19

    Giants career: 1974–1984

    Giants WAR: 19.4

  • Jeff Tesreau20

    Giants career: 1912–1918

    Giants WAR: 22.6

  • Rubén Gómez21

    Giants career: 1953–1958

    Giants WAR: 15.5

  • John Montefusco22
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    John Montefusco

    Giants career: 1974–1980

    Giants WAR: 18.4

  • Jason Schmidt23

    Giants career: 2001–2006

    Giants WAR: 22.7

  • Art Nehf24
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    Art Nehf

    Giants career: 1919–1926

    Giants WAR: 11.9

  • Atlee Hammaker25

    Giants career: 1982–1985, 1987–1990

    Giants WAR: 10.4