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Hawkers Gather for Ballpark Vendor Reunion

The 16 men and women who gathered at a restaurant in South San Francisco one afternoon for an informal reunion would be vaguely familiar to many Bay Area sports fans.  Read more here.

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Demolition of Candlestick Park Nearly Complete

San Francisco Giants Logo OrangeCandlestick Park, the former home of the San Francisco Giants, is nearly gone.  Only a few sections of the 55-year-old stadium remain standing as a months-long demolition is underway, making room for a new mall and housing units.  Read more and view destruction and old construction photos here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the link.


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Saying Goodbye to Candlestick Park

San Francisco Giants Logo OrangeCandlestick Park, the home of the San Francisco Giants from 1960-99, will likely stage its last major athletic event on Monday night when the San Francisco 49ers play their final regular-season home game against the Atlanta Falcons.  Next season, the 49ers will christen a new state-of-the-art stadium in Santa Clara (CA), spelling Candlestick’s end.  Read more here.

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