When you think of Candlestick Park, what memories stand out? Dwight Clark’s famous 1982 touchdown catch against the Cowboys? Or when the Loma Prieta earthquake interrupted the 1989 World Series? Perhaps it’s the last-ever Beatles concert? Or maybe all you can remember is trying to stay warm in the frigid year-round wind. Monday will be the last regular season 49ers game at Candlestick Park before it closes for good. We’ll look back at the illustrious history of the stadium.
Ann Killion, sports columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle
Ray Ratto, columnist for CSN Bay Area.com and a Bay Area sportswriter since the 1970s
Duane Kuiper, broadcaster and former second baseman for the San Francisco Giants
Ronnie Lott, former cornerback and safety for the San Francisco 49ers and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Bill Martin, chief meteorolgoist, KTVU Channel 2
Benjy Young, was on top of a Candlestick lighting rig during the Loma Prieta quake