MLB Baseball - San Francisco Giants
First discovered in 1542 San Francisco lies north of San Jose on California?s western coast. San Francisco sits at the entrance of San Francisco Bay home of the famous Golden Gate Bridge. Demolished by fire resulting from the 1906 earthquake the city has rebuilt and established itself as an international city. The city?s port sits on one of the world?s three greatest natural harbors. San Francisco is an important financial center and its economy is steeped in global business. The city is home to the largest Chinatown outside of Asia and the team that brought home the 2010 World Series baseball championship the San Francisco Giants. The Victorian houses called the Painted Ladies the cable cars the Presidio and Embarcadero and infamous prison Alcatraz are just some of the historical landscapes the city has to offer. Other treasurers the city offers are Nob Hill Fisherman?s Wharf and famous Crooked Street. Union Square hosts over 2.6 acres of shopping and dining. With its world winning sports teams rich history upscale shopping fine dining coastlines and parks San Francisco has something for everyone.
San Francisco is home to the San Francisco Giants winners of baseball?s 2010 World Series. Not just a home to baseball the city is also home to two other major sports teams the San Francisco 49ers and the Golden State Warriors. The San Francisco Giants originally a New York sports team moved to their present home in 1957. The San Francisco 49ers joined the NFL in 1950 and was their first league to win five Super Bowl Championships. The 49ers are the oldest major league sports team in California. Originally from Philadelphia and known as the Philadelphia Warriors the Golden State Warriors relocated to San Francisco in 1962. The team is sixth in number of NBA championships.
|Year Entered MLB ||1883 |
|Stadium Name ||ATT Park |
|Baseball Stadium Address ||24 Willie Mays Plaza |
San Francisco California 94107
|Capacity ||41 915 |
|Majority Team Owner ||Bill Neukom |
|Official Website ||www.sfgiants.com |
|Team Nicknames ||The Jints Los Gigantes 巨大 爆撃機 The Gyros The Orange and Black The G Men |
|City Population ||815 358 |