Giants

Daily Madden: No Warm And Fuzzy Candlestick Memories

View Comments
(Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

(Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

JohnMadden01-228 John Madden
John Madden began his pro football coaching career in 1967 as t...
Read More
Giants Central
Shop Team Gear
Shop Tickets

MLB Scoreboard
MLB Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Thursday night’s Paul McCartney concert is the last event scheduled for Candlestick Park.

“I kind of wonder when someone gets nostalgic about Candlestick and (says) it was a great place,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

Madden spent time at Candlestick as a coach, broadcaster and a fan.

“It wasn’t a great place. I mean, Candlestick was never good. There were some great events there, some great games there, some championships, some great concerts. I mean all that stuff happened at Candlestick, and that’s the reason to celebrate… But the edifice itself I don’t think we can ever get too excited about.”

One Madden pet peeve — no bathrooms in the broadcast booths.

“The best booths when I was doing television were the ones that had bathrooms in them… You don’t have many breaks, and when you do get a break when you’re on television it’s a short break, so you can’t go very far… That was always difficult.” (6:40)

Daily Madden

kcbs mic blue Daily Madden: No Warm And Fuzzy Candlestick Memories
KCBS Radio

(Listen to the John Madden segment live weekday mornings at 8:15 on KCBS All News 740 AM/106.9 FM.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 54,004 other followers