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Junior Giants Baseball

Junior Giants

Who are the Junior Giants?

Buster Posey 
Junior Giants Commissioner & San Francisco Giants Catcher

Junior Giants, the flagship program of the Giants Community Fund, is a free, non-competitive and innovative baseball program for boys and girls ages 5-18 years old.

In 1994, the Fund sought a program that would give at-risk kids a meaningful partnership with community-based organizations and provide an alternative to drugs, gangs and crime. Celebrating its 20th year, the Junior Giants program now reaches over 21,000 children in 90 leagues across California and into Nevada and Oregon. The Community Fund provides all of the uniforms, equipment, and training necessary to run a league as well as tickets to select Giants games so the youth can experience a Major League Baseball game.

But more important than the fundamentals of baseball, Junior Giants focuses on the four bases of character development - Confidence, Integrity, Leadership and Teamwork - and offers programs in Education, Health and Violence Prevention. This framework is integrated into the Junior Giants handbook distributed to all of the kids and parents.

This program, presented by Bank of America, welcomes kids from all backgrounds and encourages them to live healthy and productive lives by getting outside and playing baseball!


What makes Junior Giants Baseball unique?

  • It's a free program!
  • The league is non-competitive
  • It's a program for girls and boys
  • Higher value placed on character than on wins and losses
  • Programs in education, health, and violence prevention
  • Pitching machines are used
  • Professional training by the Giants is provided to the coaches


Contact the Giants Community Fund staff regarding Junior Giants baseball
Giants Community Fund Hotline: 1.877.JR.GIANT
Email: jrgiants@sfgiants.com

Giants Community Fund