San Francisco Giants
AT&T Park, 24 Willy Mays Plaza, San Francisco CA 94107 Google Maps
AT&T Park has been home of the Giants since 2000. AT&T Park replaced Candlestick Park, which was the home of the Giants between 1960 and 1999.
AT&T Park has went through a couple of name changes. When the park opened in 2000 it was called Pacific Bell Park. In 2004, the name was changed to SBC Park. Finally in 2005 it became AT&T Park
AT&T Park is located a few block east of downtown San Francisco and is easily accessable by public transit. BART Rail Service serves downtown San Francisco. Walk to AT&T Park from Embarcadero or Montgomery Stations or transfer to a Muni Trolley. Several trolley lines terminate next to AT&T Park. The trolley can be crowded before and after games, it may be preferable to walk.
San Francisco Giants Tickets
Great tickets (sometimes less than stadium prices) for home and away games are available from a registered ticket broker.
San Francisco Giants History
2012 World Series
The San Francisco Giants won the 2012 World Series by defeating the Detroit Tigers. They won the National League Western Division then defeated the Cincinnati Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals to win National League Pennant.
The San Francisco Giants won the World Series in 2010 by defeating the Texas Rangers. 2010 was their first world championship since moving to San Francisco in 1958. The last world championship before 2010 was as the New York Giants in 1954 when they beat the New York Yankees. The Giants qualified for the National League playoffs four years in a row from 2000, when they moved to AT&T Park, to 2003.
Willy Mays was the Giant centerfielder from 1951 to 1972. Mays was one of the best all around players of any era. He was the first player to both have 300 home runs and 300 stolen bases in a career. When Mays retired, he was third in career home runs with 660. Willy Mays was elected to the baseball Hall of Fame on the first ballot.