Tag: Candlestick Park
An impromptu community in the stadium parking lot gets ready to say goodbye to the ‘Stick.
Today we begin a special series on the last days of San Francisco’s iconic stadium, Candlestick Park.
Longtime Monday Night Football fans may remember the late Dandy Don Meredith, one of the broadcast’s original trio of announcers, warbling “turn out the lights, the party’s over” after some apparently game-deciding play had occurred. (Listen here.) The Dandy One would have had a field day during the 49ers’ 20-3 victory over the Steelers last […]
Today marks the 45th anniversary of the Beatles’ last live concert, held at Candlestick Park in 1966. Here’s the set list of 11 songs, from “Rock and Roll Music” to “Long Tall Sally.” At which point a strong gust of Candlestick wind blew Ringo off his drumset and over the left field fence, discouraging the […]