San Francisco Giants

The San Francisco Giants are a Major League Baseball (MLB) team based inSan Francisco, California, playing in the National League West Division. Originally known as the New York Giants, the team moved to San Francisco in 1958. They are currently the reigning World Series champion.[1]

As one of the longest-established baseball teams, they have won the most games of any team in the history of American baseball, and any North American professional sports team.[2] They have won 22 National Leaguepennants and appeared in 19 World Series competitions – both records in the National League. The Giants' 7 World Series Championships rank second in the National League (the St. Louis Cardinals have won 11). The Giants have played in the World Series a NL record 19 times, but boycotted the event in1904. With their history, the Giants have the most Hall of Fame players in all of professional baseball.[3] The Giants' rivalry with the Dodgers is one of the longest standing and biggest rivalries in American baseball.[4][5]