2001 San Francisco Giants
Barry Bonds breaks the Home Run Record
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record90–72 (.556)
Divisional place2nd
Other information
Owner(s)Peter Magowan
General manager(s)Brian Sabean
Manager(s)Dusty Baker
Local televisionKTVU
(Mike Krukow, Ted Robinson, Jon Miller, Lon Simmons)
FSN Bay Area
(Mike Krukow, Duane Kuiper)
Local radioKNBR
(Mike Krukow, Lon Simmons, Ted Robinson, Jon Miller, Duane Kuiper)
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The 2001 San Francisco Giants season was the Giants' 119th year in Major League Baseball, their 44th year in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and their second at Pacific Bell Park. The team finished in second place in the National League West with a 90–72 record, 2 games behind the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Giants set franchise records for home runs (235)[1] and pinch hit home runs (14).[2]

Offseason

Regular season

Opening Day starters

Season standings

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Arizona Diamondbacks 92 70 0.568 48–33 44–37
San Francisco Giants 90 72 0.556 2 49–32 41–40
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 0.531 6 44–37 42–39
San Diego Padres 79 83 0.488 13 35–46 44–37
Colorado Rockies 73 89 0.451 19 41–40 32–49


Record vs. opponents

2001 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16]
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL AL
Arizona 5–2 6–3 5–1 13–6 4–2 2–4 10–9 3–3 3–3 3–3 3–4 4–2 12–7 10–9 2–4 7–8
Atlanta 2–5 4–2 4–2 4–2 9–10 3–3 2–5 3–3 13–6 10–9 10–9 5–1 3–3 4–2 3–3 9–9
Chicago 3–6 2–4 13–4 3–3 3–3 8–9 4–2 8–9 3–3 4–2 4–2 10–6 2–4 3–3 9–8 9–6
Cincinnati 1–5 2–4 4–13 3–6 4–2 6–11 4–2 6–10 4–2 4–2 2–4 9–8 2–4 4–2 7–10 4–11
Colorado 6–13 2–4 3–3 6–3 4–2 2–4 8–11 5–1 3–4 4–3 2–4 2–4 9–10 9–10 6–3 2–10
Florida 2–4 10–9 3–3 2–4 2–4 3–3 2–5 4–2 12–7 7–12 5–14 4–2 3–4 2–4 3–3 12–6
Houston 4–2 3–3 9–8 11–6 4–2 3–3 2–4 12–5 6–0 3–3 3–3 9–8 3–6 3–3 9–7 9–6
Los Angeles 9–10 5–2 2–4 2–4 11–8 5–2 4–2 5–1 2–4 2–4 3–3 7–2 9–10 11–8 3–3 6–9
Milwaukee 3–3 3–3 9–8 10–6 1–5 2–4 5–12 1–5 4–2 3–3 3–3 6–11 1–5 5–4 7–10 5–10
Montreal 3–3 6–13 3–3 2–4 4–3 7–12 0–6 4–2 2–4 8–11 9–10 5–1 3–3 2–5 2–4 8–10
New York 3–3 9–10 2–4 2–4 3–4 12–7 3–3 4–2 3–3 11–8 11–8 4–2 1–5 3–4 1–5 10–8
Philadelphia 4–3 9–10 2–4 4–2 4–2 14–5 3–3 3–3 3–3 10–9 8–11 5–1 5–2 3–3 2–4 7–11
Pittsburgh 2–4 1–5 6–10 8–9 4–2 2–4 8–9 2–7 11–6 1–5 2–4 1–5 2–4 1–5 3–14 8–7
San Diego 7–12 3–3 4–2 4–2 10–9 4–3 6–3 10–9 5–1 3–3 5–1 2–5 4–2 5–14 1–5 6–9
San Francisco 9–10 2–4 3–3 2–4 10–9 4–2 3–3 8–11 4–5 5–2 4–3 3–3 5–1 14–5 4–2 10–5
St. Louis 4–2 3–3 8–9 10–7 3–6 3–3 7–9 3–3 10–7 4–2 5–1 4–2 14–3 5–1 2–4 8–7


Notable transactions

Roster

2001 San Francisco Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

= Indicates team leader
Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Benito Santiago 133 477 125 .262 6 45
1B J. T. Snow 101 285 70 .246 8 34
2B Jeff Kent 159 607 181 .298 22 106
3B Ramón Martínez 128 391 99 .253 5 37
SS Rich Aurilia 156 636 206 .324 37 97
LF Barry Bonds 153 476 156 .328 73 137
CF Calvin Murray 106 326 80 .245 6 25
RF Armando Ríos 93 316 82 .259 14 49

Other batters

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
Marvin Benard 129 392 104 .265 15 44
Pedro Feliz 94 220 50 .227 7 22
Shawon Dunston 88 186 52 .280 9 25
Russ Davis 53 167 43 .257 7 17
Eric Davis 74 156 32 .205 4 22
Andrés Galarraga 49 156 45 .288 7 35
John Vander Wal 49 139 35 .252 3 20
Edwards Guzman 61 115 28 .243 3 7
Bobby Estalella 29 93 19 .204 3 10
Felipe Crespo 40 66 13 .197 4 10
Damon Minor 19 45 7 .156 0 3
Jalal Leach 8 10 1 .100 0 1

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Team leaders

Barry Bonds 73 home runs

Number Date Pitcher Team Inning Length
1 04-02-2001 Woody Williams San Diego 5th 420'
2 04-12-2001 Adam Eaton San Diego 4th 417'
3 04-13-2001 Jamey Wright Milwaukee 1st 440'
4 04-14-2001 Jimmy Haynes Milwaukee 5th 410'
5 04-15-2001 David Weathers Milwaukee 8th 390'
6 04-17-2001 Terry Adams Los Angeles 8th 417'
7 04-18-2001 Chan Ho Park Los Angeles 7th 420'
8 04-20-2001 Jimmy Haynes Milwaukee 4th 410'
9 04-24-2001 Jim Brower Cincinnati 3rd 380'
10 04-26-2001 Scott Sullivan Cincinnati 8th 430'
11 04-29-2001 Manny Aybar Chicago Cubs 4th 370'
12 05-02-2001 Todd Ritchie Pittsburgh 5th 420'
13 05-03-2001 Jimmy Anderson Pittsburgh 1st 420'
14 05-04-2001 Bruce Chen Philadelphia 6th 360'
15 05-11-2001 Steve Trachsel New York Mets 4th 410'
16 05-17-2001 Chuck Smith Florida 3rd 420'
17 05-18-2001 Mike Remlinger Atlanta 8th 391'
18 05-19-2001 Odalis Pérez Atlanta 3rd 416'
19 05-19-2001 Jose Cabrera Atlanta 7th 440'
20 05-19-2001 Jason Marquis Atlanta 8th 410'
21 05-20-2001 John Burkett Atlanta 1st 415'
22 05-20-2001 Mike Remlinger Atlanta 7th 436'
23 05-21-2001 Curt Schilling Arizona 4th 430'
24 05-22-2001 Russ Springer Arizona 9th 410'
25 05-24-2001 John Thomson Colorado 3rd 400'
26 05-27-2001 Denny Neagle Colorado 1st 390'
27 05-30-2001 Robert Ellis Arizona 2nd 420'
28 05-30-2001 Robert Ellis Arizona 6th 410'
29 06-01-2001 Shawn Chacón Colorado 3rd 420'
30 06-04-2001 Bobby J. Jones San Diego 4th 410'
31 06-05-2001 Wascar Serrano San Diego 3rd 410'
32 06-07-2001 Brian Lawrence San Diego 7th 450'
33 06-12-2001 Pat Rapp Anaheim 1st 320'
34 06-14-2001 Lou Pote Anaheim 6th 430'
35 06-15-2001 Mark Mulder Oakland 1st 380'
36 06-15-2001 Mark Mulder Oakland 6th 430'
37 06-19-2001 Adam Eaton San Diego 5th 375'
38 06-20-2001 Rodney Myers San Diego 8th 347'
39 06-23-2001 Darryl Kile St. Louis 1st 380'
40 07-12-2001 Paul Abbott Seattle 1st 429'
41 07-18-2001 Mike Hampton Colorado 4th 320'
42 07-18-2001 Mike Hampton Colorado 5th 360'
43 07-26-2001 Curt Schilling Arizona 4th 375'
44 07-26-2001 Curt Schilling Arizona 5th 370'
45 07-27-2001 Brian Anderson Arizona 4th 440'
46 08-01-2001 Joe Beimel Pittsburgh 1st 400'
47 08-04-2001 Nelson Figueroa Philadelphia 6th 405'
48 08-07-2001 Danny Graves Cincinnati 11th 430'
49 08-09-2001 Scott Winchester Cincinnati 3rd 350'
50 08-11-2001 Joe Borowski Chicago Cubs 2nd 396'
51 08-14-2001 Ricky Bones Florida 6th 410'
52 08-16-2001 A. J. Burnett Florida 4th 380'
53 08-16-2001 Vic Darensbourg Florida 8th 430'
54 08-18-2001 Jason Marquis Atlanta 8th 415'
55 08-23-2001 Graeme Lloyd Montreal 9th 380'
56 08-27-2001 Kevin Appier New York Mets 5th 375'
57 08-31-2001 John Thomson Colorado 8th 400'
58 09-03-2001 Jason Jennings Colorado 4th 435'
59 09-04-2001 Miguel Batista Arizona 7th 420'
60 09-06-2001 Albie Lopez Arizona 2nd 420'
61 09-09-2001 Scott Elarton Colorado 1st 488'
62 09-09-2001 Scott Elarton Colorado 5th 361'
63 09-09-2001 Todd Belitz Colorado 11th 394'
64* 09-20-2001 Wade Miller Houston 5th 410'
65 09-23-2001 Jason Middlebrook San Diego 2nd 411'
66 09-23-2001 Jason Middlebrook San Diego 4th 365'
67 09-23-2001 James Baldwin Los Angeles 7th 360'
68 09-28-2001 Jason Middlebrook San Diego 2nd 440'
69 09-29-2001 Chuck McElroy San Diego 6th 435'
70 10-04-2001[13] Wilfredo Rodriguez Houston 9th 480'
71 10-05-2001 Chan Ho Park Los Angeles 1st 440'
72 10-05-2001 Chan Ho Park Los Angeles 3rd 410'
73 10-07-2001 Dennis Springer Los Angeles 1st 380'

Barry Bonds accomplishments

The following MLB records were broken by Barry Bonds in 2001:[14]

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League Shane Turner
AA Shreveport Swamp Dragons Texas League Bill Russell
A San Jose Giants California League Lenn Sakata
A Hagerstown Suns South Atlantic League Bill Hayes
A-Short Season Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League Fred Stanley
Rookie AZL Giants Arizona League Keith Comstock

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Salem-Keizer; LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: San Jose[17][18]

References

  1. ^ "Team Batting Season Finder: For Single Seasons, from 1871 to 2020, Playing for SFG, HR>=185, Standard statistics, Sorted by greatest Home Runs". Stathead. Retrieved August 5, 2020.
  2. ^ "Giants Stat of the Day: June 2021". MLB.com. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  3. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/m/muellbi02.shtml
  4. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/d/daviser01.shtml
  5. ^ Baseball's Top 100: The Game's Greatest Records, p.10, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
  6. ^ 2001 San Francisco Giants Roster by Baseball Almanac
  7. ^ Alan Embree Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  8. ^ Bobby Estalella Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ Andrés Galarraga Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  10. ^ Felipe Crespo Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  11. ^ John Vander Wal Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  12. ^ Associated Press Athlete of the Year (male)
  13. ^ https://www.tsn.ca/mlb/feature/?fid=9938&hubname=#600
  14. ^ ESPN.com: MLB – More power to him: Bonds wraps season with 73 homers
  15. ^ Baseball's Top 100: The Game's Greatest Records, p. 20, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
  16. ^ Baseball's Top 100: The Game's Greatest Records, p.10, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
  17. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007
  18. ^ Baseball America 2002 Annual Directory