A beautiful illustrated celebration of all the players and moments that have brought success to the Giants baseball team on both coasts for the past 130 years.
From their origins as the New York Gothams in 1883 through numerous dynasties as the New York Giants and up to the most recent championship run in San Francisco, the Giants franchise has established a winning tradition that stretches back well over a century. Taking the reader through this incredible legacy, The Giants Baseball Experience provides fans with a unique season-by-season look at the team’s full history. Author and longtime Giants fanatic Dan Fost presents season profiles exploring the most memorable moments, the leading individual performances, the top off-field stories, and the key statistical accomplishments for each year. In addition, he includes feature articles highlighting the franchise’s prominent players and managers throughout the dynasty, the ballparks that the Giants have called home—including icons like the Polo Grounds and AT&T Park—and the fascinating characters, wacky stories, and distinctive traditions that have defined Giants baseball for so long. Illustrated with both vintage and contemporary photos and accompanied by a rich collection of rare memorabilia and a range of detailed stats, The Giants Baseball Experience provides the full understanding of what it means to be a true fan of the San Francisco Giants.