Larry Baer SF Giants CEO Plays A Pivotal Role In The MLB

As the San Francisco Giants CEO, Larry Baer is a native of the city and has been with the baseball team since the 1990s after graduating from UC Berkeley and Harvard Business School. Before working for the SF Giants, he gained experience in the media industry at CBS Inc. and Westinghouse Broadcasting.

Since 2012, Baer has held the position of the SF Giants CEO and is considered to be a visionary in the MLB. He earned recognition for his leadership the first year he was CEO because the team won the 2nd World Series for the second time in their history in the league. The success continued when the SF Giants won the World Series title in 2014. Baer’s approach to leadership includes collaborating with the team. He believes having a solid team is key to having a successful organization.

Larry Baer also played a pivotal role in building Oracle Park, which is known as one of the best ballparks in the world. In 2008, the park was named the Sports Business Journal’s Sports Facility of the Year.

Today, Baer serves on many boards in the MLB and continues to earn many titles and honors from various organizations. The SF Giants CEO’s also a member of the Strategic Planning Committee, the International Committee, and the Business and Media Board. Baer is currently the CEO of the Giants Development Services and is in the process of constructing an urban neighborhood close to McCovey Cove from Oracle Park.

Larry Baer currently lives in San Francisco with his wife, Pam, with whom he has four children. He was born to a Jewish family and is a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. He enjoys exercising, walking his dogs, and watching political interview shows.

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