1996 San Francisco Giants season

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1996 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
  • San Francisco (since 1958)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Peter Magowan
    General manager(s) Bob Quinn
    Manager(s) Dusty Baker
    Local television KTVU
    (Ted Robinson, Mike Krukow, Lon Simmons)
    SportsChannel Pacific
    (Mike Krukow, Duane Kuiper, Lon Simmons)
    Local radio KNBR
    (Ted Robinson, Hank Greenwald, Mike Krukow, Duane Kuiper)
    SP Radio
    (Julio Gonzalez,Rene De La Rosa, Amaury Pi-Gonzalez)
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    The 1996 San Francisco Giants season was the Giants' 114th season in Major League Baseball, their 39th season in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and their 37th at 3Com Park at Candlestick Point. The team finished in fourth place in the National League West with a 68-94 record, 23 games behind the San Diego Padres.

    Offseason[edit]

    Regular season[edit]

    Opening day starters[edit]

    Season standings[edit]

    NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
    San Diego Padres 91 71 0.562 45–36 46–35
    Los Angeles Dodgers 90 72 0.556 1 47–34 43–38
    Colorado Rockies 83 79 0.512 8 55–26 28–53
    San Francisco Giants 68 94 0.420 23 38–44 30–50


    Record vs. opponents[edit]

    1996 National League Records

    Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
    Team ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
    Atlanta 7–5 7–5 5–7 6–7 6–6 5–7 10–3 7–6 9–4 9–3 9–4 7–5 9–4
    Chicago 5–7 5–8 5–7 6–6 5–8 8–5 6–6 7–5 7–6 4–9 6–6 7–5 5–8
    Cincinnati 5–7 8–5 7–6 3–9 7–6 4–8 3–9 6–6 10–2 5–8 9–3 9–4 5–8
    Colorado 7–5 7–5 6–7 5–8 8–5 6–7 3–9 7–5 6–6 7–5 8–5 5–8 8–4
    Florida 7–6 6–6 9–3 8–5 7–5 6–7 5–8 7–6 6–7 5–7 3–9 5–7 6–6
    Houston 6–6 8–5 6–7 5–8 5–7 6–6 4–9 8–4 10–2 8–5 6–6 8–4 2–11
    Los Angeles 7–5 5–8 8–4 7–6 7–6 6–6 9–3 8–4 7–6 6–6 5–8 7–6 8–4
    Montreal 3–10 6–6 9–3 9–3 8–5 9–4 3–9 7–6 6–7 7–5 4–8 9–4 8–4
    New York 6–7 5–7 6–6 5–7 6–7 4–8 4–8 6–7 7–6 8–5 3–10 6–6 5–7
    Philadelphia 4-9 6–7 2–10 6–6 7–6 2–10 6–7 7–6 6–7 7–5 4–8 6–6 4–8
    Pittsburgh 3–9 9–4 8–5 5–7 7–5 5–8 6–6 5–7 5–8 5–7 4–9 8–4 3–10
    San Diego 4–9 6–6 3–9 5–8 9–3 6–6 8–5 8–4 10–3 8–4 9–4 11–2 4–8
    San Francisco 5–7 5–7 4–9 8–5 7–5 4–8 6–7 4–9 6–6 6–6 4–8 2–11 7–6
    St. Louis 4–9 8–5 8–5 4–8 6–6 11-2 4–8 4–8 7–5 8–4 10–3 8–4 6–7


    Game log[edit]

    1996 Game Log: 68–94 (Home: 38–44; Away: 30–50)
    Legend:           = Win           = Loss
    Bold = Giants team member

    Detailed records[edit]

    Notable transactions[edit]

    Lou Seal[edit]

    Lou Seal has served as mascot of the San Francisco Giants since 1996.

    Lou Seal is the official mascot of the San Francisco Giants. "Born" on July 25, 1996, Luigi Francisco Seal has been a regular part of the Giants baseball home games and events around San Francisco, and the United States. The name is a play on the name "Lucille." Todd Schwenk, an Oakland Athletics Fan, named the mascot in a KNBR Sports Radio phone-in contest. Schwenk named Lou for the Seals always hanging out on the wharfs at Fisherman's Wharf, it also refers to the San Francisco Seals, the baseball club which was a mainstay of the Pacific Coast League from 1903 until 1957.

    Roster[edit]

    1996 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

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

    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

    Pitching[edit]

    Starting pitchers[edit]

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Other pitchers[edit]

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Relief pitchers[edit]

    Player G W L SV ERA SO

    Awards and honors[edit]

    All-Star Game

    Farm system[edit]

    Level Team League Manager
    AAA Phoenix Firebirds Pacific Coast League Ron Wotus
    AA Shreveport Captains Texas League Frank Cacciatore
    A San Jose Giants California League Carlos Lezcano
    A Burlington Bees Midwest League Glenn Tufts
    A-Short Season Bellingham Giants Northwest League Ozzie Virgil, Sr., and Shane Turner

    [9]

    References[edit]

    1. ^ a b Jeff Juden at Baseball-Reference
    2. ^ John Roper at Baseball-Reference
    3. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/f/faneyri01.shtml?redir
    4. ^ Scott Service at Baseball-Reference
    5. ^ a b Steve Decker at Baseball-Reference
    6. ^ Kirt Manwaring at Baseball-Reference
    7. ^ Kirk Rueter at Baseball-Reference
    8. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/h/hubbatr01.shtml
    9. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

    External links[edit]