2004 San Francisco Giants season

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2004 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Peter Magowan
General manager(s) Brian Sabean
Manager(s) Felipe Alou
Local television KTVU
(Jon Miller, Greg Papa, Mike Krukow)
FSN Bay Area
(Mike Krukow, Duane Kuiper)
Local radio KNBR
(Greg Papa, Dave Flemming, Jon Miller)
KZSF
(Erwin Higueros, Amaury Pi-Gonzalez)
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The 2004 San Francisco Giants season was the 122nd in franchise history. Barry Bonds became the oldest player in the history of the National League to win the MVP Award. It would be the last winning season San Francisco would have until 2009.[1]

Offseason[edit]

  • November 14, 2003: A. J. Pierzynski was traded by the Minnesota Twins with cash to the San Francisco Giants for Joe Nathan, Francisco Liriano, and Boof Bonser.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day Starters[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L GB Pct.
Los Angeles Dodgers 93 69 -- .574
San Francisco Giants 91 71 2 .562
San Diego Padres 87 75 6 .537
Colorado Rockies 68 94 25 .420
Arizona Diamondbacks 51 111 42 .315

Notable transactions[edit]

  • July 30, 2004: Ricky Ledée was traded by the Philadelphia Phillies with Alfredo Simón (minors) to the San Francisco Giants for Felix Rodriguez.[3]

Roster[edit]

2004 San Francisco Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[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

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchers[edit]
Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Barry Bonds, Seventh National League MVP Award (Bonds became the first player to win seven MVP awards)[4]
  • Barry Bonds, Major League record, Highest On-Base Percentage in one season, (.609) [5]
  • J. T. Snow 1B, Willie Mac Award

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League Fred Stanley
AA Norwich Navigators Eastern League Shane Turner
A San Jose Giants California League Lenn Sakata
A Hagerstown Suns South Atlantic League Mike Ramsey
Short-Season A Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League Joe Strain
Rookie AZL Giants Arizona League Bert Hunter

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: AZL Giants[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.152, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. ^ A.J. Pierzynski Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ Ricky Ledee Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.151, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  5. ^ Baseball's Top 100: The Game's Greatest Records, p.36, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007
  7. ^ Baseball America 2005 Annual Directory

External links[edit]