SAN JOSE, CA-
The San Jose Giants unveiled their 25th Anniversary logo today in anticipation of the 2012 season. San Jose is set to begin their 25th season as an affiliate of the San Francisco Giants - the longest partnership in the California League. The franchise has enjoyed a remarkable run of success as the San Jose Giants with six California League championships and a current league-record streak of seven consecutive first half North Division titles. The San Jose Giants have graduated 148 major league players over the past 24 seasons, 107 of which have played or currently play for the San Francisco Giants.
"We are excited to celebrate 25 great seasons as the San Jose Giants," said Daniel Orum, San Jose Giants President and CEO. "Our fans should enjoy several fun promotions throughout the year as we commemorate our Silver Anniversary as a proud affiliate of the San Francisco Giants."
The San Jose Giants will be wearing special 25th Anniversary jerseys during every Saturday home game this season as part of Pepsi Max Silver Saturdays. The jersey will be revealed to season ticket holders and media at the Season Preview Press Conference on April 3 at Municipal Stadium.
The first 1,000 fans through the gates on June 26 when the Giants host the Stockton Ports will receive a commemorative hat, featuring the 25th Anniversary logo, courtesy of Principal Financial Partners.
The San Jose Giants are also recognizing their 25 greatest players of all-time as part of the season-long celebration. The 25th Anniversary team is featured in this year's souvenir program, which will be available for purchase at all home games and online at sjgiants.com.
25th Anniversary t-shirts are available today in the Clubhouse Store, at Municipal Stadium and online at sjgiants.com. Authentic New Era hats and replica jerseys will be available on Opening Day, so be sure to stop by the ballpark.
The 11-time California League champion San Jose Giants begin the 2012 season on Thursday, April 5 at Modesto. The home opener at Municipal Stadium is scheduled for Thursday, April 12 against the Bakersfield Blaze. For more information on tickets, please call (408) 297-1435 or visit sjgiants.com.
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