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Bruce Bochy #15

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Two-time National League Manager of the Year was named the 38th manager in Giants franchise history, and 16th in San Francisco annals, Oct. 27, 2006...During his 10 year tenure, the Giants have posted an 838-782 (.517) record...Was just the fourth manager in Giants history to bring more than 10 years of big league managing experience to job, following Cap Anson (21 seasons) in 1898, Hughie Jennings (14) in 1924 and Felipe Alou (10) in 2003...Is just the fourth Giants manager to be born outside of the United States, joining Jack Doyle (Ireland) in 1895, Arthur Irwin (Canada) in 1896 and Felipe Alou (Dominican Republic) in 2003...Is the sixth manager in Giants franchise annals who was primarily a catcher during their career, joining John Clapp (1883), Buck Ewing (1900), Herman Franks (1965-68), Charlie Fox (1970-74) and Wes Westrum (1974-75)...Guided the 2010 Giants to first-ever World Series title in San Francisco history and first World Championship since 1954...Became the fourth skipper to win a World Series Championship at the helm of the Giants, joining John McGraw (1905, 21-22), Bill Terry (1933), and Leo Durocher (1954)...Is the second manager in Giants franchise history to win three World Series Championships, joining John McGraw (1905, 1921, 1922)...The Giants have won 11 of their 12 postseason series in Bochy's tenure...from 2010-2016 he won 11 straight postseason rounds, which tied Joe Torre (Yankees, 1998-2001) for the longest streak ever by a manager...Became just the fifth manager to lead a team to three titles in a five year span, joining Connie Mack, Joe McCarthy, Casey Stengel and Joe Torre...His four World Series appearances as a manager (1998, 2010, 2012, 2014) are the most among all active managers in Major League Baseball...Only Hall of Famer Walter Alston (1959, 1963, 1965-66, 1974 with Dodgers) has more World Series appearances as a manager of a NL West club...Tommy Lasorda (1977-78, 1981, 1988 with Dodgers) and Sparky Anderson (1970, 1972, 1975-76 with Reds) also have four...Became the sixth manager in history to manage at least two different NL franchises to World Series appearance...Is the first foreign-born manager to reach the World Series (1998) and first European-born manager to win a World Series (2010)...His eight postseason appearances are tied with Dusty Baker for the most among current ML skippers...Became part of the eighth father-son managerplayer combo in Major League Baseball history when his son, Brett, made his ML debut on Sept. 13, 2014 vs. Los Angeles-NL.


Married (Kim)…has two sons (Greg, Aug. 26, 1979 and Brett, Aug. 27, 1987)...Attended both Brevard (Cocoa Beach, FL) Community College and Florida State University...Has been an extremely active member within Bay Area community during his 10 seasons in San Francisco...During his 24 years in Padres organization, worked closely with team's Community Relations department.

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