Larry Baer

The Opening Ceremony at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. (photo by Steve Powell / Staff)

L.A., Bay Area Consider Joint Bid To Bring 2024 Olympics To California

With Boston out of the bidding, the dream of the 2024 Olympic games in California could still become a reality.

07/29/2015

Artist rendering of proposed park in the Mission Rock area across McCovey Cove from AT&T Park in San Francisco. (Cordish Companies)

San Francisco Giants’ Modified Mission Rock Plans Include Shorter Buildings, Affordable Housing

The San Francisco Giants have modified plans for a mixed-use development near AT&T park to include shorter buildings and more affordable housing.

05/05/2015

Larry Baer, president and chief executive officer of the San Francisco Giant (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Olympic Bid Organizer Larry Baer Says New Oakland Stadium Not A Last-Minute Attempt To Woo USOC

San Francisco Giants CEO and Olympic bid organizet Larry Baer joined KCBS’s Stan Bunger and Susan Leigh Taylor to discuss Oakland’s involvement in the bid that would include a new stadium that would host the opening and closing ceremonies as well as the track and field competition.

01/08/2015

The Olympic rings are seen at Tower Bridge as part of the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

San Francisco To Bid On Hosting The 2024 Summer Olympics

San Francisco is one of four finalist cities being considered for a U.S. bid to host the Olympic Games.

11/20/2014

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‘Altered State Of Happiness:’ Grateful Giants Fans Greet Team’s Return To AT& Park After World Series Win

Hundreds of Giants fans chanted “MVP” for pitcher Madison Bumgarner as the team buses rolled in at AT&T Park Thursday morning.

10/30/2014

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Giants CEO Hints At Future Advertising On Major League Baseball Jerseys

San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer is apparently in favor of breaking the Major League Baseball ban on advertising on uniforms.

09/22/2014

Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland A's scores from second base ahead of the throw to catcher Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants on a single by Daric Barton in the seventh inning at AT&T Park on May 22, 2011 in San Francisco. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Bay Area Baseball Fever Heats Up Ahead Of Opening Day

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.

03/29/2013

San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence and his teammates demonstrate their pre-game rally routine on the steps of City Hall during the World Series victory celebration. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: Giants CEO On Keeping World Series Champs Together

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.

12/04/2012

Fans party of boats in McCovey Cove prior to the San Francisco Giants hosting the Detroit Tigers during Game One of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 24, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: SF Giants Move Forward With Plans For New Waterfront Village

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.

12/03/2012

Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants prepares to bat against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a Major League Baseball game at AT&T Park September 7, 2007 in San Francisco. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Giants CEO: Steroids-Tainted Players Will Be In Hall; Hints At Bonds Return To Team

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.

11/29/2012

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