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San Francisco Giants: Best all-time draft picks by round

Buster Posey #28 and Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Buster Posey #28 and Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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KANSAS CITY, MO – OCTOBER 29: Buster Posey #28 and Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

When it comes to the MLB draft, the San Francisco Giants like any team have had some memorable hits and some notable misses with their selections. Ahead we’ll take a round-by-round look at the best of the best.

With the 2019 MLB Draft now in the books, it’s fun to dig through the new faces that the San Francisco Giants brought on board.

While it’s encouraging to see the bright new faces that will soon be slugging in the Bay, this is also the perfect time to look back on previous drafts by the Giants to see how they have fared.

Instead of disgusting their best picks by year or position, we’ll be taking a look at the San Francisco Giants best draft selection of each round.

The selections were made based on total WAR, time spent with the Giants and overall influence. Some pick were no-brainers, while others were a tough call.

Without further ado, let’s start with the best first-round pick in franchise history.

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