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Help us celebrate the Giants and their epic playoff run!!
... take this (mostly) Giants quiz (answers at the bottom).
1. What franchise has won the most games of any team in the history of American baseball?
2. How many World Series did the Giants win in New York?
3. What was the original name of the Giants in 1883?
4. What year did the Giants move to San Francisco?
5. What year did the Giants move from Candlestick Park to (now) AT&T park?
6. Which Giant hitter has the highest career batting average?
7. What was his career batting average?
8. Who hit the most home runs as a Giant?
9. How many?
10. Who has the most wins as a Giants pitcher?
11. How Many?
12. In which years did Tim Lincecum win National League Cy Young Awards?
13. In what year was Giants pitcher Stu Miller blown off balance by a gust of wind while on the mound at Candlestick Park and charged with a balk?
14. What was Buster Posey's batting average in 2012 when he was the National League batting champion?
15. In what year did the U.S. Supreme Court rule that the Sherman Antitrust Act did not apply to Major League Baseball?
16. Who wrote the unanimous opinion of the court?
Answers (Sources: Wikipedia)
1. Giants 2. 5 3. The Gothams 4. 1958 5. 2000 6. Bill Terry 7. .341 8. Willie Mays 9. 646 10. Christy Mathewson 11. 372 12. 2008 & 2009 13. 1961 (All Star Game) 14. .336 15. 1922 16. Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (Sources: Wikipedia)