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Juan Marichal holds the San Francisco Giants record for most pitching victories in a single season.  In 1968, Marichal won 26 wins for the team.

Marichal

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The winner of the first Giants game in the history of the San Francisco franchise was Ruben Gomez.  The victory came on April 15, 1958 in an 8-0 win over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers.

ruben gomez 1958 topps

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The only player to play in the final game in the history of the New York Giants and in the first game in the history of the New York Mets is Frank Thomas (not that one).  Thomas played for the Giants on September 29, 1957 and then suited up for the Mets to start the 1962 baseball season on April 11.

Frank Thomas mets