Baseball fever is heating up throughout the Bay Area ahead of opening day, with both the A’s and Giants optimistic about a chance to return to the postseason.
The off-season goal of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants is simple. “We’re going to try to keep the team together as much as possible,” Giants CEO and President Larry Baer said.
While the Golden State Warriors are on a full court press to build their new arena near the Bay Bridge; specifically, at Piers 30 – 32, the San Francisco Giants are quietly pursuing their own waterfront development plan.
While many people wonder if Barry Bonds’s alleged steroid use will keep him out of the Baseball Hall of Fame, San Francisco Giants President and CEO Larry Bear said it’s likely that some players from the so-called “steroids era” of baseball will be inducted—including Bonds.
Newly promoted Giants CEO Larry Baer might be open to making a run at a premier free agent this winter, though his philosophy will still focus on building a franchise from the bottom up to develop a deep and talented farm system.
Bill Neukom will retire as the San Francisco Giants’ controlling owner at the end of the year and be replaced by Larry Baer as chief executive officer.
The San Francisco Giants have five players in Tuesday night’s All-Star Game, but no matter which team wins, the Giants are already scoring big at the cash register as the team basks in an increasingly profitable spotlight.
Next May 27th is the 75th anniversary of San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge, and people are gearing up to celebrate.
An interview with San Francisco Giants President and COO Larry Baer, who looks at all things baseball, including the outlook for the defending World Series champions.