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Ranking the Greatest San Francisco Giants Hall of Famers

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MLB: Baseball Hall of Fame-Parade of Legends
MLB: Baseball Hall of Fame-Parade of Legends

25. Rube Marquard

Inducted to the Hall of Fame in: 1971
Primary team: New York Giants
Primary position: Pitcher
Career WAR with Giants: 16.2

Marquard pitched from 1908-1915 with the Giants. He won 103 games while maintaining an ERA of 2.85 and a FIP of 2.70 with an ERA+ of 106. In 1911, Marquard won 24 games and led the National League with 237 strikeouts. He won at least 20 games the next three seasons and helped the Giants to the World Series each year.

24. Jim O’Rourke

Inducted to the Hall of Fame in: 1945
Primary team: New York Giants
Primary position: Left Fielder
Career WAR with Giants: 18.0

O’Rourke played from 1885-1904 with the Giants. During his career with the Giants, he maintained a slashline of .299/.350/.408 for an OPS of .758. O’Rourke helped New York to its first two league championships in 1888 and 1889. In 1889, he batted .321 with 81 RBI and 33 stolen bases. Amazingly, at the age of 54, he played one more game in the major leagues with the New York Giants and got a hit, going 1 for 4.

23. High Pockets Kelly

Inducted to the Hall of Fame in: 1973
Primary team: New York Giants
Primary position: First Baseman
Career WAR with Giants: 22.6

Kelly played from 1915-1926 for the Giants. He maintained a slashline of .301/.348/.465 for an OPS of .813. Kelly helped lead the Giants to four consecutive pennants from 1921-1924, winning two World Series championships.

22. Freddie Lindstrom

Inducted to the Hall of Fame in: 1976
Primary team: New York Giants
Primary position: Third Baseman
Career WAR with Giants: 23.2

Lindstrom played from 1924-1932 with the Giants. He maintained a slashline of .318/.359/.462 for an OPS of .820. When Lindstrom began his career, he was only 18, and became the youngest player to play in the World Series. His best season with the Giants was in 1928 where he had 231 hits and slashed .358/.383/.511. He matched himself in 1930 with 231 more hits and an even more impressive slashline of .379/.425/.575 for an OPS of .999.

21. Roger Bresnahan

Inducted to the Hall of Fame in: 1945
Primary team: New York Giants
Primary position: Catcher
Career WAR with Giants: 27.2

Bresnahan played from 1902-1908 with the Giants. He maintained a slashline of .293/.403/.393 for an OPS of .795. In the 1905 World Series, Bresnahan slashed .313/.500/.438 for an OPS of .938. His best individual season with the Giants was in 1908, with a WAR of 5.9.

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