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Quiz about San Francisco Giants
Quiz about San Francisco Giants

San Francisco Giants Trivia Quiz


General knowledge about the boys in black and orange days on the West Coast will get you through this one.

A multiple-choice quiz by lutefan. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
lutefan
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
84,123
Updated
Mar 15 23
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
1143
Last 3 plays: Guest 107 (9/10), Guest 50 (8/10), Guest 98 (9/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. The Giants moved to San Francisco in what year?

Answer: (Eisenhower was president)
Question 2 of 10
2. When the Giants moved to San Francisco they played at ________ Stadium?

Answer: ( One Word ... named for the former Pacific Coast League team)
Question 3 of 10
3. In what year did the San Francisco Giants first play in a World Series? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Where did the home of the SF Giants move to in 1960?

Answer: ( One Word)
Question 5 of 10
5. Which of these announcers was famous for saying "bye, bye, baby" ? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. The Giants have retired several numbers. Who wore 44 ? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. The Giants played the Angels in the World Series in 1994.


Question 8 of 10
8. In 1962, the Giants had to play a three-game playoff series to decide the National League championship. Against whom did they play?

Answer: ( City or Team name ... in the same State)
Question 9 of 10
9. Who was the first manager for the SF Giants? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Perhaps one of the most famous father-son player combos is the Bonds family. Barry set a major league record with 73 home runs in the 2001 season. His father _____ Bonds also played for the Giants?

Answer: ( One Word ... first name only)

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Most Recent Scores
May 17 2024 : Guest 107: 9/10
May 16 2024 : Guest 50: 8/10
Apr 30 2024 : Guest 98: 9/10
Apr 08 2024 : Guest 136: 0/10

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. The Giants moved to San Francisco in what year?

Answer: 1958

They left New York, of course.
2. When the Giants moved to San Francisco they played at ________ Stadium?

Answer: Seals

It was on the corner of 16th and Bryant, across the street from the Hamm's Brewery!
3. In what year did the San Francisco Giants first play in a World Series?

Answer: 1962

If McCovey had only hit the ball a foot higher, the Giants would have won Game 7 and the Series, and beaten the Yankees!
4. Where did the home of the SF Giants move to in 1960?

Answer: Candlestick

It was named for the point of land jutting out into the bay on which the park sat.
5. Which of these announcers was famous for saying "bye, bye, baby" ?

Answer: Russ Hodges

He wrote a great book called "My Giants" which chronicled his many years calling Giant games as their lead broadcaster in NY and San Francisco. He's in the Hall of Fame's broadcaster section. He said "bye, bye, baby!" whenever a Giant hit a home run.
6. The Giants have retired several numbers. Who wore 44 ?

Answer: Willie McCovey

He was also rookie of the year in 1959.
7. The Giants played the Angels in the World Series in 1994.

Answer: False

There was no World Series in 1994 ... a strike-shortened season.
8. In 1962, the Giants had to play a three-game playoff series to decide the National League championship. Against whom did they play?

Answer: L.A.

The Giants won the play-off series and, interestingly enough, L.A. was the first team they played in 1958 ... but that time, the Dodgers won.
9. Who was the first manager for the SF Giants?

Answer: Bill Rigney

He also managed the Angels when they started in 1961.
10. Perhaps one of the most famous father-son player combos is the Bonds family. Barry set a major league record with 73 home runs in the 2001 season. His father _____ Bonds also played for the Giants?

Answer: Bobby

They each wore #25.
Source: Author lutefan

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