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San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame

 
 
San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 17, 2020
1. San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame Marker
Inscription.  Baseball's modern age began at Seals Stadium on Opening Day, April 15, 1958, when the San Erancisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 8-0, in the first Major League game played on the West Coast. Since that historic date, San Francisco fans have witnessed the daily exploits of some of the game's finest players, and a special bond was created in the spirit of "Once a Giant, Forever a Giant".

In our 50th Anniversary Season in San Francisco, the Giants inaugurate this perpetual tribute to our greatest stars. The plaques along this wall recognize Giants players whose records stand highest among their teammates on the basis of longevity and achieements. Those honored have played a minimum of aine seasons for the San Francisco Giants, or five seasons with at least one AII Star selection as a Giant.

As of Opening Day 2008, a group of 48 Giants legends qualified for this distinction, forming the charter class of honorees. As present and future generations of Giants players meet the criteria and make their marks in baseball history, plaques celebrating their careets will join this row of Giants immortals upon their

San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 17, 2020
2. San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here on the far left, along with most of the plaques that make up the Wall of Fame to the right of the WoF marker. Note, there is also a identical WoF marker at the other end of the collection of Wall of Fame plaques.
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Erected 2008 by San Francisco Giants.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical date for this entry is April 15, 1958.
 
Location. 37° 46.762′ N, 122° 23.384′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on King Street north of 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Francisco CA 94107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tom Haller (here, next to this marker); Stu Miller (here, next to this marker); Felipe Alou (here, next to this marker); Gaylord Jackson Perry (within shouting distance of this marker); Orlando Manuel Cepeda (within shouting distance of this marker); King Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Peter A. Magowan (within shouting distance of this marker); The Garcia and Maggini Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wall of Fame | Inside The Clubhouse (YouTube, 23 min.). (Submitted on June 6, 2021.)
2. Baseball Giants Move to San Francisco, First Game (YouTube, 2 min.). Spoiler alert: Giants 8, Dodgers 0. (Submitted on June 6, 2021.) 
 
San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 17, 2020
3. San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame Marker - wide view
Looking north on King Street from the south end of the Wall of Fame, with the south end copy of this marker visible here on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 6, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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