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Yes, they were. The New York Giants Baseball team, now known as the San Francisco Giants, were originally known as the New York Gothams.

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Who were the New York Gothams?

The New York Gothams was the original name of the MLB team now known as the San Francisco Giants. The franchise began play in the National League as the Gothams in 1883. Their nickname was changed to Giants for the 1885 season and then the team moved to San Francisco for the 1958 season.


What was the name of the San Francisco Giants when they were in New York?

They were known as the New York Giants. The team was originally named the New York Gothams.


When was the Giants baseball team founded?

The franchise joined the National League in 1888 as the New York Gothams.


What where the giants called before giants?

No, they were called hybrids or unclean humans


Do you Jets and Giants NFL team share the same stadium?

The Jest and the Giants share the same stadium.


Why are the New York Giants called the giants?

Owner Tim Mara "borrowed" the Giants name from the city's Major League Baseball team of the same name. This was not unusual among early day pro football franchises. At one time or another there were NFL franchises named the New York Yankees, Brooklyn Dodgers, Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Braves, and Detroit Tigers. The NY Giants babseball team was originally called the 'Gothams' owned by John B. Day and Jim Mutrie. it is said that after one particularly satisfying victory, Mutrie (who was also the team's manager) stormed into the dressing room and exclaimed, "My big fellows! My giants!" From then on, the club was known as the Giants.


How did the San Francisco Giants get their name?

They were originally known as the New York City Gothams, and were nicknamed "My Giants" by then manager Jim Mutrie. After awhile, the name was formally changed to the New York Giants.They were originally known as the New York City Gothams, and were nicknamed "My Giants" by then manager Jim Mutrie. After awhile, the name was formally changed to the New York Giants.


What are the franchises of the San Francisco Giants?

New York Gothams New York Giants San Francisco Giants


What Japanese baseball team has the same name and color as a MLB team?

The Giants


What were the San Francisco Giants originally called?

New York Gothams


What were the san francisco Giants originally known as?

The Giants franchise began play in the National League in 1883 as the New York Gothams.


NFL team with same name as Major League Baseball team?

New York Giants- NFL San Francisco Giants- MLB


What baseball teams and football team has the same name?

cardinals, giants


How did the New York Giants get their name?

Former New York Giants manager Jim Mutrie gave the New York Giants their name. The New York Giants used to be known as the New York City Gothams.


What team name has never changed since it began in 1883?

As far as MLB teams go, there were none. The only teams that began in 1883 were the Philadelphia Phillies (also known as the Philadelphia Blue Jays and the Philadelphia Quakers) and the San Francisco Giants (also known as the New York Giants and the New York Gothams).


Why are the NY giants called giants?

Before the baseball Giants moved to San Fran they were the New York Giants. The football team was then named after the baseball team.


Where did the San Francisco giants come from?

They came from new york in 1958. Another fun fact they were orginaly name the gothams.


Are the New York Giants a football team or a baseball team?

Currently the New York Giants are a football team. There was also a New York Giants baseball team that moved to San Francisco in 1958.


Why did they pick the name giants for the baseball team the San Francisco Giants?

The San Francisco Giants aren't an original team. They got the name "Giants" from the New York Giants, in which they were originally based in.


Are the New York Giants the best football team?

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What major league team has the most wins alltime?

As of the 2012 Major League Baseball (MLB) season, the active team with the record for the most all-time wins is the San Francisco Giants, who, between 1883 and 2012 have played a cumulative total of 19,755 games as the New York Giants, New York Gothams, and , currently, as the San Francisco Giants. Of those 19,755 games played, the team has amassed a overall record of 10,540 Wins and 9,052 Losses giving them a win-loss percentage of .538 (1488 games over .500). During their 129 year franchise history, the San Francisco Giants have won 21 pennants and 6 World Series Titles.


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