Watch Candlestick Park Being Demolished

A legendary ballpark fades into history.

📅   Thu July 02, 2015 - West Edition
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The ballpark as it looked shortly after opening in 1960.
The ballpark as it looked shortly after opening in 1960.

The website of the San Francisco 49’ers is reporting that the teams former home of 43 seasons saw its last upper-deck section torn down on Monday morning.

The deconstruction process began earlier this year following the final event at the stadium, a Paul McCartney concert last August. It has been reported that 95-98 percent of the total building materials by mass will be recycled.

Candlestick Park will always have a special place in the history of the 49ers, even as the team settles into its new home at Levi’s Stadium.

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