Pablo Sandoval

San Francisco Giants

Stats

GP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
2013 Season 141 525 52 146 26 2 14 79 47 79 .278
2012 Season 108 396 59 112 25 2 12 63 38 59 .283
Career 712 2627 330 782 166 16 90 389 220 379 .298

Career Highlights and Awards

  • 2× World Series Champion (2010, 2012)
  • World Series MVP (2012)
  • Babe Ruth Award(2012)
  • 2x All-Star (2011-2012)
  • Hit for the cycle on September 15,2011

Background

Pablo Emilio Sandoval was born on August 11, 1986. His nickname is "Panda" and he is a well-liked athlete among the fans. He holds an infielder position for the San Francisco Giants and plays at the 3rd Base. He has won the World Series twice in his career and has hit 3 homeruns in game 1 of the 2012 World Series. He was born a left hander but taught himself to play with his right hand. Therefore, he is one of the few switch hitter in the MLB.

Sandoval is a Roman Catholic and says prayers and thanks after each hit. He often mentions that he owes his success to faith, religion, and god. Pablo Sandoval has earned the fan favorite for the 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star Game.


San Francisco Giants

The Giants are based in San Francisco, California and they play in the National League West Division. They were at first the New York Giants, but the team moved to San Francisco in 1958. Being the oldest team in the MLB, they have won more games than any other team in the League. They have claimed 22 NL pennants and were present in 19 World Series occasions. They hold record for playing in most World Series in the National League. The Giants also have the most Hall of Fame players in all teams in the MLB. Their rivarly with the Dodgers is known to be the biggest rivarly in American Baseball.

The Giants played in Manhattan, New York, at the Polo Grounds before it was closed in 1957. After, they moved to California and play at the AT&T Park in San Francisco. As the New York Giants, they won 14 pennants and 5 World Series. As the San Francisco Giants, they won 5 pennants and the 2010 and 2012 World Series.


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