List of San Francisco Giants team records

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This article is about the statistical records of the San Francisco Giants. For their season-by-season win–loss records, see List of San Francisco Giants seasons.

The San Francisco Giants are a Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise based in San Francisco, California. The Giants formed in 1883 as the New York Gothams. The club was renamed to the New York Giants in 1885. 75 years later, the franchise moved to its current day city, San Francisco. Through 2010, the Giants have played 19,566 games, winning 10,435, losing 8,958, and tying 173, for a winning percentage of approximately .533.[1] This list documents the superlative records and accomplishments of team members during their tenures as Gothams or Giants.

Table key[edit]

Table key
RBI Run(s) batted in
ERA Earned run average
OPS On-base percentage plus slugging percentage
* Tie between two or more players/teams
National League record National League record
§ Major League record

Individual career records[edit]

Career batting records
Statistic Player Record Giants career Ref
Batting average Bill Terry .341 19231936 [2]
On-base percentage Barry Bonds .477 19932007 [3]
Slugging percentage Barry Bonds .666 19932007 [3]
OPS Barry Bonds 1.143 19932007 [3]
Hits Willie Mays 3,187 19511952
19541972
[4]
Total bases Willie Mays 5,907 19511952
19541972
[4]
Singles Willie Mays 1,898 19511952
19541972
[4]
Doubles Willie Mays 504 19511952
19541972
[4]
Triples Mike Tiernan 162 18871899 [5]
Home runs Willie Mays 646 19511952
19541972
[4]
RBI Mel Ott 1,860 19261947 [6]
Bases on balls Barry Bonds 1,947 19932007 [3]
Strikeouts Willie Mays 1,436 19511952
19541972
[4]
Stolen bases Mike Tiernan 428 18871899 [5]
Career pitching records
Statistic Player Record Giants career Ref
Wins Christy Mathewson 372 19001916 [7]
Losses Christy Mathewson 188 19001916 [7]
Win–loss percentage Sal Maglie .693 1945
19501955
[8]
ERA Christy Mathewson 2.12 19001916 [7]
Saves Robb Nen 206 19982002 [9]
Strikeouts Christy Mathewson 2,504 19001916 [7]
Shutouts Christy Mathewson 79 19001916 [7]
Games Gary Lavelle 647 19741984 [10]
Innings Christy Mathewson 4,779⅔ 19001916 [7]
Games started Christy Mathewson 551 19001916 [7]
Complete games Christy Mathewson 434 19001916 [7]
Walks Amos Rusie 1,588 18901898 [11]
Hits allowed Christy Mathewson 4,204 19001916 [7]
Wild pitches Mickey Welch 222 19891998 [12]
Hit batsmen Amos Rusie 103 18901898 [11]

Individual single-season records[edit]

Single-season batting records
Statistic Player Record Season Ref(s)
Batting average Bill Terry .401 1930 [2]
Home runs Barry Bonds 73§ 2001 [3][13]
RBI Mel Ott 151 1929 [6]
Runs Mike Tiernan 147 1889 [5]
Hits Bill Terry 254 1930 [2]
Singles Bill Terry 177 1930 [2]
Doubles Jeff Kent 49 2001 [14]
Triples George Davis 27 1893 [15]
Stolen bases John Montgomery Ward 111 1887 [16]
At bats Jo-Jo Moore 681 1935 [17]
Slugging percentage Barry Bonds .863 2001 [3][18]
Extra-base hits Barry Bonds 107National League record 2001 [3][19]
Total bases Barry Bonds 411 2001 [3]
On-base percentage Barry Bonds .609 2004 [3][20]
OPS Barry Bonds 1.422 2004 [3][21]
Walks Barry Bonds 232 2004 [3][22]
Strikeouts Bobby Bonds 189 1970 [23]
Single-season pitching records
Statistic Player Record Season Ref
Wins Mickey Welch 44 1916 [12]
Losses Amos Rusie 34 1890 [11]
Strikeouts Mickey Welch 345 1884 [12]
ERA Ferdie Schupp 0.90 1916 [24]
Earned runs allowed Bill Carrick 187 1899 [25]
Hits allowed Mickey Welch 528 1884 [12]
Shutouts Christy Mathewson 11 1908 [7]
Saves Rod Beck 48* 1993 [26]
Saves Brian Wilson 48* 2010 [27]
Games Julián Tavárez 89* 1997 [28]
Games Jim Brower 89* 2004 [29]
Starts Mickey Welch 65 1884 [12]
Complete games Mickey Welch 62* 1884 [12]
Complete games Tim Keefe 62* 1886 [30]
Innings Mickey Welch 557⅓ 1884 [12]

Team season records[edit]

Batting statistics;[31] pitching statistics[32]
Team season batting records
Statistic Record Season
Home runs 235 2001
Runs 959 1930
Hits 1,769 1930
Doubles 314 2004
Triples 105 1911
Batting average .319 1930
Total bases 2,628 1930
Stolen bases 347 1911
Team season pitching records
Statistic Record Season
Hits allowed 1,589 1984
Runs allowed 868 1889
Home runs allowed 194* 1996
Home runs allowed 194* 1999
Strikeouts 1,331 2010
Shutouts 25 1908

Team all-time records[edit]

Source:[1]
Team all-time records
Statistic Record
Home runs 13,613
Runs 91,801
Hits 177,770
Batting average .264
ERA 3.55
Runs allowed 84,439

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "MLB Teams and Baseball Encyclopedia". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Bill Terry Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Barry Bonds Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Willie Mays Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c "Mike Tiernan Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "Mel Ott Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Christy Mathewson Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Sal Maglie Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Robb Nen Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Gary Lavelle Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  11. ^ a b c "Amos Rusie Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  12. ^ a b c d e f g "Mickey Welch Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  13. ^ Berkow, Ira (June 26, 2003). "Baseball–73rd Home Run Ball Sells for $450,000". The New York Times (New York: NYTC). ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved August 13, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Jeff Kent Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 13, 2011. 
  15. ^ "George Davis Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 13, 2011. 
  16. ^ "Monte Ward Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 13, 2011. 
  17. ^ "Jo-Jo Moore Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 13, 2011. 
  18. ^ Carter, Bob. "Bonds sets single-season home run record". ESPN. Retrieved August 13, 2011. 
  19. ^ "Single-Season Leaders and Records for Extra Base Hits". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 13, 2011. 
  20. ^ Banks, Kerry (2010). Baseball's Top 100: The Game's Greatest Records. Greystone Books. p. 36. ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7. 
  21. ^ "Single-Season Leaders and Records for On-Base Plus Slugging". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 13, 2011. 
  22. ^ "Single-Season Leaders and Records for Bases on Balls". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 13, 2011. 
  23. ^ "Bobby Bonds Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 13, 2011. 
  24. ^ "Ferdie Schupp Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 
  25. ^ "Bill Carrick Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 
  26. ^ "Rod Beck Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 
  27. ^ "Brian Wilson Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 
  28. ^ "Julian Tavarez Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 13, 2011. 
  29. ^ "Jim Brower Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 13, 2011. 
  30. ^ "Tim Keefe Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 13, 2011. 
  31. ^ "Giants Season Records". MLB.com. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 
  32. ^ "San Francisco Giants Team Yearly Pitching Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 

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