The San Francisco Giants are one of 30 Major League Baseball teams and play their home games at Oracle Park, located in the South-Western part of San Francisco. With 3 World Series titles and two previews, this team is regarded as one of the most iconic franchises in all of MLB.

The current President and SF Giants CEO is Laurence Baer. He has been serving in this role since 2009. Now, let us take a closer look at Laurence Baer and learn about his life outside the baseball world.

Larry Baer was born in San Francisco in July 1949. His family had only lived here for three years after fleeing from Europe due to the Holocaust. He grew up in San Francisco and attended Lowell High School; he met Nancy’s wife.

The Giants CEO followed by attending Harvard College and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government. He played shortstop on the baseball team, winning two Ivy League championships. After earning his degree, Baer received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia Law School.

After earning his degrees, Larry Baer became an essential part of the non-profit world which includes serving as the CEO for Jewish Family and Children’s Services in San Francisco; he was also selected to be a board member of Congregation Emanuel. He was also the chairman of the board for JCC of San Francisco, director of Jewish Home and Care Center, and a member of the Board of Overseers at Brandeis University.

Laurence Baer has been the Giants CEO since 2009, which includes being the chief administrator of the team. He has been very successful in this role, helping to ensure that the Giants won the World Series 4 times since he began serving in his position. As a CEO, he has helped the giants to record a number of successes.See related link for more information.


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