IdeaMensch Interviews Larry Baer, SF Giants CEO

Larry Baer is the current SF Giants CEO, having been a demonstrable asset to them starting in the early 1990s. Being instated as Giants CEO in 2012, he has overseen the franchise through two World Series Championships, selling out of tickets for the 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 seasons.

Prior to his appointment as Giants CEO he oversaw the construction of Oracle Park, touted by fans as one of the best ballparks ever built, earning the title of Sports Business Journal’s Sports Facility of the Year in 2008.

In February of 2021 he sat for an interview with IdeaMensch’s Stefan Junge. In it, he chronicled everything from his morning workout routine to his status as a devoted family man. The SF Giants CEO stressed that a productive day is one that starts early, with regular exercise being a 7 day a week routine.

The Giants CEO stressed the importance of face-to-face conversation, with specific respect to the importance of family. He maintains excitement and optimism for the future of the franchise, citing the recent overwhelming involvement of American youth in social justice causes nationwide. Beyond his role as Giants CEO his enthusiasm extends the nation at large, stating his core belief that the United States can come together and prosper. He maintains optimism for a future that Americans can build together.

The SF Giants CEO is a 4th generation San Franciscan. His Role as the SF Giants CEO was preceded by several other roles with the team, including Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Team President, and Chairman and CEO of Giants Development Services.

He is an alumnus of the University of California where he earned Phi Beta Kappa honors in 1980. He was honored with the university’s Excellence in Achievement award in 2014 and Excellence in Leadership Award in 2019. He resides in San Francisco California with his wife and his four children. Refer to this article for more information.


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