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Larry Baer: The San Francisco Giants CEO and Professional Sports Visionary

Larry Baer is one of the key figures of professional sports who operates behind the scenes. The UC Berkeley and Harvard Business School alumni first garnered some attention in the media industry while working for CBS. he would later transition to Major League Baseball as someone who grew up a fan of the sport.

The Giants were his first pick of organization to work with in the league as a native of San Francisco. He made a near immediate impact as he played a pivotal role in keeping the team in the city when there was serious consideration of relocating in the early 1990s. He is currently the CEO of the team and has held the position since 2012.

Once again, the Giants CEO quickly proved that the organization made the right decision as the Giants won two World Series in his first three years as CEO. Furthermore, the Giants sold out for six straight seasons with Baer at the helm. he also took lead on the construction of Oracle park. It is the first privately-financed Major League ballpark and many fans consider it to be the best ballpark ever built.

He is also CEO of Giants Development Services. Not to mention, the various Major League Boards he has served on. His many contributions to the league are duly appreciated and his many honors and titles prove it.

The SF Giants CEO is a chronic overachiever, being a recipient of Harvard Business School’s Alumnus of the Year award in 2012. In addition, he’s received two awards from the University of California Berkeley.

About Larry Baer

Larry Baer Oversees the day-to-day functioning of the San Francisco Giants. He has been affiliated with the organization for more than 40 years. Although he adheres to a strict work schedule, he makes it a point to find time for his Wife and their four children. Go here for more information.


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