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Monday, November 8, 2010

Giants to Update Stadium Championship List 'Any Day Now'

Posted By on Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 2:35 PM

click to enlarge We know what's coming next...
  • We know what's coming next...

When your humble narrator first began attending baseball games at Candlestick Park, the sign outside the stadium told you everything you needed to know about the San Francisco Giants' place in this city.

After you stopped off at Piccolo Pete's, walked under the fetid overpass, climbed through the two parking lots, and reached the stadium, you were greeted with a large sign by the stadium parking lot: "WELCOME TO CANDLESTICK PARK. HOME OF SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS, SUPER BOWL CHAMPIONS 1981 AND 1985." In a small corner of the sign was the following afterthought: "HOME OF S.F. GIANTS."

Things have changed. SF Weekly has learned that, later this week, the Giants will be adding the 2010 to the list of championship years decorating the exterior of AT&T Park.

So, the photo adorning this article may end up being one of the last ever taken of the team's honor roll sans a San Francisco Giants world title. Here's our (bad) artistic rendering of what we'll all soon be gazing at as we enter the ballpark:

click to enlarge rsz_giants_champ_year_doctored.jpg

Ha. It never gets old.

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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