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Best Giant San Francisco 2009 - Randy Johnson

Readers' Choice: Tim Lincecum

Tim Lincecum was sensational last year in his first full season as a Giants pitcher. He led the league with 265 strikeouts, the most in a single season in Giants history, and won baseball's prestigious Cy Young Award. But as the 2009 season gets under way, Lincecum stands in the shadow of an even greater giant, his new 6-foot-10 teammate Randy Johnson. Johnson enters his 22nd year in Major League Baseball as the most dominant left-handed power pitcher of all time. He ranks second (behind Nolan Ryan) for the most strikeouts in history, and he's won the Cy Young Award not once but five times. Johnson's fastball doesn't have quite the same pop today as it did in his prime, but we're confident he'll still be able to throw harder than Barry Zito.

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