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Goodbye to the Stick

11 months ago August 14, 2014 Aug 14, 2014 Thursday, August 14 2014 Thursday, August 14, 2014 6:54:09 PM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Michael Marsh

SAN FRANCISCO- The City by the Bay is saying goodbye to Candlestick Park, where the San Francisco 49ers and the Giants celebrated championships.

Thursday night, Sir Paul McCartney plays a concert that's expected to be the last event at the stadium before its demolished and replaced by a housing, retail and entertainment development.

Candlestick Park opened 50-years ago and served as the home of the 49ers and Giants.

The 49ers have a new stadium about 45 miles south.

The Giants last played there in 1999 before that team's new stadium opened.

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