Overseeing the construction of Oracle Park which was in many fans eyes “the best ballparks ever built”. The park earned a the title Sports Business Journal’s Sports Facility of the Year back in 2008.
He’s also the Giants CEO and chairman for Giants Development Services. This part of the company is constructing a new, mix-used urban neighborhood across from McCovey Cove. Larry Baer has also served on a number of MLB boards, which includes being apart of the Strategic Planning Committee.
In 2012, the SF Giants CEO was awarded the Alumnus of The Year award which was given to him by Harvard Business School. A couple of years later, he was given the Excellence in Achievement award by the University of California Berkeley. Years later the Giants CEO received the Excellence in Leadership award which was given to him by the University of California Berkeley’s Baseball Foundation.
The Giants CEO is the “control” person on all Giants, MLB and industry issues. The Giants CEO is also a key strategist and negotiator for the club’s major business and baseball transactions. He also worked closely with the Giants baseball department to help keep several key players in a strategic way.
Larry Baer was and still is a San Francisco native with his wife Pam and their four children. He has been working with the Sam Francisco Giants since 1992 as the executive vice president. In May of 1996, Larry Baer was named chief operating officer. Years later he was given the role of team president.
In 2012, Larry Baer officially became the SF Giants CEO. Larry Baer won their second World Series in just his first year of being the SF Giants CEO. Two years later the Giants won another World Series making it 2 in just 5 years. Visit this page for more information.