2001 San Francisco Giants season

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2001 San Francisco Giants
Barry Bonds breaks the Home Run Record
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Peter Magowan
General manager(s) Brian Sabean
Manager(s) Dusty Baker
Local television KTVU
(Mike Krukow, Ted Robinson, Jon Miller, Lon Simmons)
FSN Bay Area
(Mike Krukow, Duane Kuiper)
Local radio KNBR
(Mike Krukow, Lon Simmons, Ted Robinson, Jon Miller, Duane Kuiper)
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Offseason[edit]

  • November 18, 2000: Bill Mueller was traded by the San Francisco Giants to the Chicago Cubs for Tim Worrell.[1]
  • January 11, 2001: Eric Davis was signed as a Free Agent with the San Francisco Giants.[2]

Regular season[edit]

  • October 4, 2001: Barry Bonds hits his 70th Home Run of the season off Houston pitcher Wilfredo Rodriguez, to tie Mark McGwire's single season home run record.[3]

Opening Day starters[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L GB Pct.
Arizona Diamondbacks 92 70 -- .568
San Francisco Giants 90 72 2 .556
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 6 .531
San Diego Padres 79 83 13 .488
Colorado Rockies 73 89 19 .451

Notable transactions[edit]

  • June 29, 2001: Alan Embree was traded by the San Francisco Giants with cash to the Chicago White Sox for Derek Hasselhoff (minors).[5]
  • July 4, 2001: Bobby Estalella was traded by the San Francisco Giants with Joe Smith (minors) to the New York Yankees for Brian Boehringer.[6]
  • July 27, 2001: Felipe Crespo was traded by the San Francisco Giants to the Philadelphia Phillies for Wayne Gomes.[7]
  • July 30, 2001: John Vander Wal was traded by the Pittsburgh Pirates with Jason Schmidt to the San Francisco Giants for Armando Ríos and Ryan Vogelsong.[8]

Roster[edit]

2001 San Francisco Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

= Indicates team leader
Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Santiago, BenitoBenito Santiago 133 477 125 .262 6 45
1B Snow, J. T.J. T. Snow 101 285 70 .246 8 34
2B Jeff Kent 159 607 181 .298 22 106
3B Martínez, RamónRamón Martínez 128 391 99 .253 5 37
SS Rich Aurilia 156 636 206 .324 37 97
LF Bonds, BarryBarry Bonds 153 476 156 .328 73 137
CF Calvin Murray 106 326 80 .245 6 25
RF Armando Ríos 93 316 82 .259 14 49

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Benard, MarvinMarvin Benard 129 392 104 .265 15 44
Feliz, PedroPedro Feliz 94 220 50 .227 7 22
Dunston, ShawonShawon Dunston 88 186 52 .280 9 25
Russ Davis 53 167 43 .257 7 17
Eric Davis 74 156 32 .205 4 22
Galarraga, AndrésAndrés Galarraga 49 156 45 .288 7 35
Vander Wal, JohnJohn Vander Wal 49 139 35 .252 3 20
Edwards Guzman 61 115 28 .243 3 7
Bobby Estalella 29 93 19 .204 3 10
Crespo, FelipeFelipe Crespo 40 66 13 .197 4 10
Damon Minor 19 45 7 .156 0 3
Jalal Leach 8 101 1 .100 0 1

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

Team leaders[edit]

  • Games – Jeff Kent (159)
  • At-bats – Rich Aurilia (636)
  • Runs – Barry Bonds (129)
  • Hits – Rich Aurilia (206)
  • Doubles – Jeff Kent (49)
  • Triples – Jeff Kent (6)
  • Home runs – Barry Bonds (73)
  • Runs batted in – Barry Bonds (137)
  • Walks – Barry Bonds (177)
  • Batting average – Barry Bonds (.328)
  • On-base percentage – Barry Bonds (.515)
  • Slugging average – Barry Bonds (.863)
  • Stolen bases – Barry Bonds (13)
  • Wins - Russ Ortiz (17)
  • Innings pitched - Liván Hernández (226⅔)
  • Earned run average – Félix Rodríguez (1.68)
  • Strikeouts – Russ Ortiz (169)

Barry Bonds 73 home runs[edit]

Number Date Pitcher Team Inning Length
1 04-02-2001 Woody Williams San Diego 5th 420'
2 04-12-2001 Adam Eaton San Diego 4th 417'
3 04-13-2001 Jamey Wright Milwaukee 1st 440'
4 04-14-2001 Jimmy Haynes Milwaukee 5th 410'
5 04-15-2001 David Weathers Milwaukee 8th 390'
6 04-17-2001 Terry Adams Los Angeles 8th 417'
7 04-18-2001 Chan Ho Park Los Angeles 7th 420'
8 04-20-2001 Jimmy Haynes Milwaukee 4th 410'
9 04-24-2001 Jim Brower Cincinnati 3rd 380'
10 04-26-2001 Scott Sullivan Cincinnati 8th 430'
11 04-29-2001 Manny Aybar Chicago Cubs 4th 370'
12 05-02-2001 Todd Ritchie Pittsburgh 5th 420'
13 05-03-2001 Jimmy Anderson Pittsburgh 1st 420'
14 05-04-2001 Bruce Chen Philadelphia 6th 360'
15 05-11-2001 Steve Trachsel New York Mets 4th 410'
16 05-17-2001 Chuck Smith Florida 3rd 420'
17 05-18-2001 Mike Remlinger Atlanta 8th 391'
18 05-19-2001 Odalis Pérez Atlanta 3rd 416'
19 05-19-2001 Jose Cabrera Atlanta 7th 440'
20 05-19-2001 Jason Marquis Atlanta 8th 410'
21 05-20-2001 John Burkett Atlanta 1st 415'
22 05-20-2001 Mike Remlinger Atlanta 7th 436'
23 05-21-2001 Curt Schilling Arizona 4th 430'
24 05-22-2001 Russ Springer Arizona 9th 410'
25 05-24-2001 John Thomson Colorado 3rd 400'
26 05-27-2001 Denny Neagle Colorado 1st 390'
27 05-30-2001 Robert Ellis Arizona 2nd 420'
28 05-30-2001 Robert Ellis Arizona 6th 410'
29 06-01-2001 Shawn Chacón Colorado 3rd 420'
30 06-04-2001 Bobby J. Jones San Diego 4th 410'
31 06-05-2001 Wascar Serrano San Diego 3rd 410'
32 06-07-2001 Brian Lawrence San Diego 7th 450'
33 06-12-2001 Pat Rapp Anaheim 1st 320'
34 06-14-2001 Lou Pote Anaheim 6th 430'
35 06-15-2001 Mark Mulder Oakland 1st 380'
36 06-15-2001 Mark Mulder Oakland 6th 430'
37 06-19-2001 Adam Eaton San Diego 5th 375'
38 06-20-2001 Rodney Myers San Diego 8th 347'
39 06-23-2001 Darryl Kile St. Louis 1st 380'
40 07-12-2001 Paul Abbott Seattle 1st 429'
41 07-18-2001 Mike Hampton Colorado 4th 320'
42 07-18-2001 Mike Hampton Colorado 5th 360'
43 07-26-2001 Curt Schilling Arizona 4th 375'
44 07-26-2001 Curt Schilling Arizona 5th 370'
45 07-27-2001 Brian Anderson Arizona 4th 440'
46 08-01-2001 Joe Beimel Pittsburgh 1st 400'
47 08-04-2001 Nelson Figueroa Philadelphia 6th 405'
48 08-07-2001 Danny Graves Cincinnati 11th 430'
49 08-09-2001 Scott Winchester Cincinnati 3rd 350'
50 08-11-2001 Joe Borowski Chicago Cubs 2nd 396'
51 08-14-2001 Ricky Bones Florida 6th 410'
52 08-16-2001 A. J. Burnett Florida 4th 380'
53 08-16-2001 Vic Darensbourg Florida 8th 430'
54 08-18-2001 Jason Marquis Atlanta 8th 415'
55 08-23-2001 Graeme Lloyd Montreal 9th 380'
56 08-27-2001 Kevin Appier New York Mets 5th 375'
57 08-31-2001 John Thomson Colorado 8th 400'
58 09-03-2001 Jason Jennings Colorado 4th 435'
59 09-04-2001 Miguel Batista Arizona 7th 420'
60 09-06-2001 Albie Lopez Arizona 2nd 420'
61 09-09-2001 Scott Elarton Colorado 1st 488'
62 09-09-2001 Scott Elarton Colorado 5th 361'
63 09-09-2001 Todd Belitz Colorado 11th 394'
64* 09-20-2001 Wade Miller Houston 5th 410'
65 09-23-2001 Jason Middlebrook San Diego 2nd 411'
66 09-23-2001 Jason Middlebrook San Diego 4th 365'
67 09-23-2001 James Baldwin Los Angeles 7th 360'
68 09-28-2001 Jason Middlebrook San Diego 2nd 440'
69 09-29-2001 Chuck McElroy San Diego 6th 435'
70 10-04-2001[10] Wilfredo Rodriguez Houston 9th 480'
71 10-05-2001 Chan Ho Park Los Angeles 1st 440'
72 10-05-2001 Chan Ho Park Los Angeles 3rd 410'
73 10-07-2001 Dennis Springer Los Angeles 1st 380'

Barry Bonds accomplishments[edit]

The following MLB records were broken by Barry Bonds in 2001:[11]

  • 73 home runs, Old record: 70, Mark McGwire (1998)
  • Major League record, .863 slugging percentage,[12] Old record: .847, Babe Ruth (1921). Only Ruth in 1920 and 1921 (.846) had ever slugged over .800. The old NL record was .756 by Rogers Hornsby in 1925.
  • 177 walks, Old record: 170, Ruth (1923)
  • .515 on-base percentage, First .500+ OBP since Ted Williams and Mickey Mantle in 1957. Highest in NL since 1900.
  • 1.379 combined on-base + slugging, Ties old record set by Ruth in 1920. Ruth was the only other player to ever top 1.300 (1920, 1921, 1923).
  • 107 extra-base hits, Ties Chuck Klein (1930) for NL record and third all time behind Ruth (119, 1921) and Lou Gehrig (117, 1927).
  • Home run percentage, 15.34 homers per 100 at-bats; old record: 13.75, Mark McGwire, 1998
  • At age 36, Bonds became the oldest player to lead the Major leagues in home runs in one season[13]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League Shane Turner
AA Shreveport Swamp Dragons Texas League Bill Russell
A San Jose Giants California League Lenn Sakata
A Hagerstown Suns South Atlantic League Bill Hayes
Short-Season A Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League Fred Stanley
Rookie AZL Giants Arizona League Keith Comstock

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Salem-Keizer; LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: San Jose[14][15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/m/muellbi02.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/d/daviser01.shtml
  3. ^ Baseball's Top 100: The Game's Greatest Records, p.10, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
  4. ^ 2001 San Francisco Giants Roster by Baseball Almanac
  5. ^ Alan Embree Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  6. ^ Bobby Estalella Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  7. ^ Felipe Crespo Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  8. ^ John Vander Wal Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ Associated Press Athlete of the Year (male)
  10. ^ http://www.tsn.ca/mlb/feature/?fid=9938&hubname=#600
  11. ^ ESPN.com: MLB - More power to him: Bonds wraps season with 73 homers
  12. ^ Baseball's Top 100: The Game's Greatest Records, p. 20, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
  13. ^ Baseball's Top 100: The Game's Greatest Records, p.10, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
  14. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007
  15. ^ Baseball America 2002 Annual Directory

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