2004 San Francisco Giants season

2004 San Francisco Giants season

2004 San Francisco Giants
Major league affiliations
Location
2004 information
Owner(s) Peter Magowan
General manager(s) Brian Sabean
Manager(s) Felipe Alou
Local television KTVU
(Jon Miller, Greg Papa, Mike Krukow)
FSN Bay Area
(Mike Krukow, Duane Kuiper)
Local radio KNBR
(Greg Papa, Dave Flemming, Jon Miller)
KZSF
(Erwin Higueros, Amaury Pi-Gonzalez)
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The 2004 San Francisco Giants season was the 122nd in franchise history. Barry Bonds became the oldest player in the history of the National League to win the MVP Award. It would be the last winning season San Francisco would have until 2009.[1]

Offseason

  • November 14, 2003: A. J. Pierzynski was traded by the Minnesota Twins with cash to the San Francisco Giants for Joe Nathan, Francisco Liriano, and Boof Bonser.[2]

Regular season

Opening Day Starters

Season standings

NL West W L GB Pct.
Los Angeles Dodgers 93 69 -- .574
San Francisco Giants 91 71 2 .562
San Diego Padres 87 75 6 .537
Colorado Rockies 68 94 25 .420
Arizona Diamondbacks 51 111 42 .315

Notable transactions

  • July 30, 2004: Ricky Ledée was traded by the Philadelphia Phillies with Alfredo Simón (minors) to the San Francisco Giants for Felix Rodriguez.[3]

Roster

2004 San Francisco Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

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

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchers
Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors

  • Barry Bonds, Seventh National League MVP Award (Bonds became the first player to win seven MVP awards)[4]
  • Barry Bonds, Major League record, Highest On-Base Percentage in one season, (.609) [5]
  • J. T. Snow 1B, Willie Mac Award

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League Fred Stanley
AA Norwich Navigators Eastern League Shane Turner
A San Jose Giants California League Lenn Sakata
A Hagerstown Suns South Atlantic League Mike Ramsey
Short-Season A Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League Joe Strain
Rookie AZL Giants Arizona League Bert Hunter
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: AZL Giants[6][7]

References

External links

  • 2004 San Francisco Giants team page at Baseball Reference
  • 2004 San Francisco Giants team page at Baseball Almanac