Archive for July, 2011

I recently wrote a profile of Giants owner Bill Neukom for Stanford Magazine. Having covered the team for 20+ years and followed the Giants my entire life, I was interested in digging a little bit deeper into Neukom’s role in bringing San Francisco what it had long coveted: a World Series championship. Was he simply in the right place at the right time, or did he create a change that allowed the World Series to be won?

A Giant Leap

He shepherded Microsoft through its stormiest period and helped bring a World Series title to San Francisco. In both cases, says Bill Neukom, it was all about the team.

BY ANN KILLION

9 Jul 2011

Bill Neukom: the man who delivered the World Series

Author: AnnKillion | Filed under: Bay Area Sports