Grass Grab Likely As Turf Will Remain Uncovered During Final Candlestick Show

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Candlestick Park is made ready for the Paul McCartney concert Thursday. (CBS)

Candlestick Park is made ready for the Paul McCartney concert Thursday. (CBS)

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SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – As fans file out of the stadium following Sir Paul McCartney’s farewell show at Candlestick Thursday, some will likely by trying to bring more than memories of the 50-plus year old stadium.

Since this is the last show at The Stick operators won’t bother covering up the playing surface where Dave Dravecky’s cancer comeback, “The Catch,” and the earthquake World Series became part of American sports lore. The field will be an easy target for anyone hoping to take home a piece of the

If you have any question about the pop-culture significance of the park, check out this retrospective from CBS News:

If you aren’t going to be on hand to try and make off with a hunk of Steve Young’s former stomping ground, there are still a few ways to get a piece of the park. Both the San Francisco Giants and 49ers are selling pairs of seats from The Stick. A number of industrial items, including scoreboards, light towers, deep fryers and other machinery will also be auctioned off in the coming weeks.

For more on what to expect from the McCartney show, check out this preview.

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