He reached the World Series for a second time as a manager in 2010 with the Giants, this time in a winning effort over the Texas Rangers, and brought the first ever World Series Championship home to the city of San Francisco.
It was the first for the Giants franchise since 1954.
He has led the Giants to three World Series Championships, and also led the Padres to one World Series appearance during his tenure in San Diego.
Bochy is the only former Padres player to serve as the team's manager on a non-interim basis.
Bochy is both the first foreign-born manager to reach the World Series (1998) and the first European-born manager to win the World Series (2010).
On July 23, 2013, he became the 21st manager with 1,500 wins.
As a catcher, Bochy played with the Houston Astros (1978–80), New York Mets (1982) and San Diego Padres (1983–87).
In 802 career at-bats, he hit .239 with 26 home runs.During a low point of the regular season, Bochy told his players they had "champion blood", referring to the Giants' 20 championships.On June 10, 2015, Bochy recorded his 700th win as Giants manager, making him the fourth in history to win at least 700 games for two different teams, joining Sparky Anderson, Tony La Russa, and Jim Leyland.With the Astros, he primarily backed up Alan Ashby.Bochy was the backup to Terry Kennedy when the Padres won their first NL pennant in 1984, and he played in one game in the 1984 World Series, which the Padres lost in five games to the Detroit Tigers.; born April 16, 1955) is the manager of the San Francisco Giants.