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By Ted Atlas,Mark Purdy

Opened in 1960 because the domestic of the San Francisco Giants, Candlestick Park is between America�s such a lot iconic activities amenities. it's a remarkable instance of modernism and used to be the 1st reinforced-concrete stadium. The Giants� domestic for forty years, it performed host to 2 global sequence, together with in 1989, while it used to be infamously behind schedule through the Loma Prieta Earthquake. Renovated to a dual-purpose stadium in 1970, it turned domestic to the San Francisco 49ers. In 1982, �The Catch,� some of the most well-known performs in NFL historical past, heralded the start of 5 large Bowl Championships. Candlestick Park was once additionally domestic to the early Oakland Raiders, used to be visited through Pope John Paul II, and observed the final Beatles concert.

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