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  1. The Hidden Relics of Candlestick Park

    Dec 18, 2013, 4:25 PM PDT

    It has been called Candlestick Park, 3Com Park, Monster Park, and San Francisco Stadium at Candlestick Point, but soon it will be called rubble, scrap metal, and a demolition site. Many have made countless trips there to see the 49ers or Giants, and created a lifetime of sports memories in the stands, but you can’t possibly…

  2. TBT: Sandoval slugs three homers in World Series Game 1

    Oct 24, 2013, 2:12 PM PDT

    The Detroit Tigers were heavy favorites to beat the San Francisco Giants in the 2012 World Series. That quickly changed when Pablo Sandoval launched three home runs in the first game. On this day in 2012, Justin Verlander and Barry Zito took the mound in San Francisco for Game 1 of the World Series. It…

  3. Jerry Blevins’ car destroyed while being shipped home

    Oct 22, 2013, 2:38 PM PDT

    It looks like Oakland Athletics reliever Jerry Blevins can now add car shopping to his offseason to-do list. On Monday, Blevins’ Cadillac was destroyed when the truck that was transporting the vehicle was clipped by a commuter train. Two passengers on the train suffered minor injuries. The accident happened in Bartlett, Illinois and was documented…

  4. Field of Links: Find out how much a ‘Kimye’ style proposal at AT&T Park costs

    Oct 22, 2013, 9:32 AM PDT

    While the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox were getting ready to compete for World Series rings, a much more valuable piece of precious metal and diamonds was received at AT&T Park. Since the home of the San Francisco Giants was lying dormant, rapper Kanye West leased out the place to stage a lavish…

  5. TBT: The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake

    Oct 17, 2013, 2:48 PM PDT

    Twenty four years ago today, the Bay Area shook violently for 15 seconds as the Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants were about to play Game 3 of the World Series. It was a moment that will forever be imprinted into the memories of everybody that experienced it. The 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck at 5:04 p.m.…

  6. What are the A’s odds to win the World Series?

    Sep 18, 2013, 1:54 PM PDT

    The Oakland Athletics currently have the second-best record in the Major Leagues. Their magic number to clinch a playoff berth is six, and they have a 6.5 game lead over the Texas Rangers in the American League West. At this point, a trip to the postseason is all but locked up. The A’s lead the American…

  7. The Great Glove Granny gets a surprise on a national talk show

    Sep 18, 2013, 12:38 PM PDT

    After making the catch of a lifetime, the Great Glove Granny is going national. Santa Rosa resident Virginia Smith captured the attention of the Bay Area when she made a slick catch that was caught by Comcast SportsNet’s cameras at a Giants game on September 10. Since then, Smith, a 78-year-old great grandmother, has been…

  8. Vegas oddsmakers don’t love the A’s World Series chances

    Sep 4, 2013, 12:07 PM PDT

    The Vegas oddsmakers don’t like the Oakland Athletics chances of winning the World Series. Sure, they’re up there on the list, but they are behind seven other teams, including the Pittsburgh Pirates, who are having their first winning season since 1992. Here’s how Bovada.lv stacks up MLB’s World Series contenders: Los Angeles Dodgers – 13/4…

  9. Field Of Links: No sugarcoating struggles of A’s and Giants

    Aug 15, 2013, 9:09 AM PDT

    The Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants suffered a similarly cruel fate on Wednesday. Each team had victory swiped away from them by the sticky glove of a defender.

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