Crews were busy setting up Wednesday for Thursday’s final event at Candlestick Park, a concert by Sir Paul McCartney. Around 49,000 fans are coming to say hello again to McCartney, and goodbye forever to the ballpark.
Want to own a piece of the place that played host to “The Catch” and the final concert of The Beatles? Here’s your chance, so long as you aren’t too picky about what that piece is.
The Giants are offering seats at Candlestick to the general public, including some that are autographed by luminaries with the Giants and 49ers.
Here’s my response to a viewer who emailed a complaint about my comment about Candlestick Park being a dump.
What kind of weather can you expect at Levi’s Stadium during 49ers football in the fall and winter. It may not be the brutal wind conditions at the ‘Stick, but it sure isn’t wind-free.
Ron Howard, a long-time fan of the fab four, is directing and producing a documentary about the Beatles touring years, including their final public concert at Candlestick Park in 1966.
A dream team of 49ers took the field at Candlestick Park for the final time in what can only be described as the greatest pickup game in history. There was Joe Montana, Steve Young, Jeff Garcia and other legends… and a crowd estimated between 25 and 30,000.
The former Beatle brought a man and his girlfriend on stage for a proposal as he resumed performing following recovery from a virus…
The final season of football has been played at Candlestick Park, and the original ballpark by the bay will soon be no more. Maybe you’ve heard of Willie Mays? “The Catch?” Or “The Earquake World Series?” The Stick holds memories that don’t deserve to fade, but the building itself belongs squarely in the dustbin of history.
Will the former Beatle make an appearance at Candlestick Park, as scheduled?