SF Chronicle: Candlestick Park Memories

Candlestick Memories

For a drab, bone-chilling, windswept punching bag of a stadium, Candlestick Park enjoyed one hell of a good run. The Stick hosted two World Series, two major-league All-Star Games and eight NFC Championship Games. Joe Montana and Jerry Rice spun their magic on the soggy field alongside the bay, as did Willie Mays and Willie McCovey. The Beatles, Rolling Stones and Pope John Paul II stopped by.

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