1. McCovey Cove
Named after Giants first baseman Willie McCovey, McCovey Cove is one of the best features of Oracle Park. McCovey Cove is a section of the San Francisco Bay and as of September 25, 2014, 68 “splash hits” have been knocked into the Cove by Giants players (35 belonging to the legendary Barry Bonds). Each hit is tallied on an electric counter on the right field wall. Because of the pier behind center field, ferries, boats, and kayaks are often tied up and drop off fans at the park. You’ll also see fans taking to the waters with big fishing nets in hopes of collecting a home run ball.
2. Right Field Wall
One of the most prominent features of Oracle Park is the 24-foot-high wall dedicated to San Francisco Giants legend Willie Mays. Sitting atop the wall are four pillars with fountains that burst out jets of water when the Giants hit a home run, win a game, and at the end of the National Anthem.
3. Old Fashioned Baseball Mit
Directly to the right of the massive Coke bottle is the “Giant 1927 Old-Time Four-Fingered Baseball Glove”. Made of steel and fiberglass, this symbol from baseball’s history stands proudly in Oracle Park.
Foul territory down the right field line is known as K-Ville because of the letter K is the symbol for a strikeout. In this section (more specifically Seat 1, Row 1), a dedicated fan is in charge of flipping the first K placard when the Giants pitcher gets the first strikeout. For any new fan who gets lucky enough to sit in this section, the usher will explain the tradition and rules of K-Ville (including a five beer maximum for anyone sitting in the K row!)
5. Singing "I Left My Heart in San Francisco"
After Giants victories, don’t rush out of the stadium immediately following the game. Instead, stick around and sing this beloved song.
Make sure to check out the five statues outside of the stadium, four of which are dedicated to Giant greats. The four statues celebrate Giants legends Willie Mays, Willie McCovey, Juan Marichal, and Orlando Cepeda. The fifth statue, behind center field, features a seal bobbing a baseball on its nose, dedicated to the San Francisco Seals minor league team.
7. Coca-Cola Fan Lot
Behind the left field bleachers is the Coca-Cola Fan lot, featuring an 80-foot long Coca-Cola bottle with playground slides that blow bubbles and light up when the Giants score.
8. Wall of Fame
Read about former Giants greats (there are forty-eight honored in the Wall of Fame) on the outer stadium wall. To be eligible, players must have either five years on the team with an all-star game appearance or be a member of the Giants for nine years.
9. World Series Trophies
The Giants have had recent success in winning three World Series championships in 2010, 2012, and 2014. As a result, the World Series trophies are on display for fans on the Virgin America Club Level behind home plate. Stop by and check out the trophies during your next trip to Oracle Park.
10. Little Giants Park
Near the Coca-Cola Fan lot is the Little Giants Park, a miniature baseball diamond which serves as a sort of minor league tryout for Pee-Wee baseball.