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The Giants franchise has the most Hall of Famers (23) and franchise wins in MLB history. They were briefly known as the New York Gothams in the 1800s until they became the New York Giants before moving to San Francisco in 1958. Here is a list of the top 10 players to don a San Francisco uniform. 10. Matt Williams The Nevada native played college ball at UNLV before being taken with the third overall pick in the 1986 draft. Although many people may remember Matt Williams as a member of the Diamondbacks 2001 World Series championship, he played a strong left side of the infield for the Giants from 1987 through 1996. “Matt the Bat” played on the 1989 World Series (losing) Giants team and had over 1000 hits and nearly 250 home runs as a Giant. He won three Gold Gloves and appeared as an All-Star four time as a Giant. 9. Robb Nen Robb Nen was one of the most feared closers of the steroid era, something that shows the true talent the Giants enjoyed closing out ballgames. His fastball hit ...
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