Americana: Take me out to the ball game! | Community News

The most memorable World Series of my lifetime is memorable for reasons unrelated to baseball. It was the day the local Bay Area rivalry between the Oakland A’s and the San Francisco Giants was to be decided. Game 3 was about to start in Candlestick Park in San Francisco and the stands were already filled with thousands of people. My husband, Jeff, was looking forward to the game.

Jeff has been a Giants fan since his childhood. His dad took him to baseball games in Candlestick Park. He was a big fan of Giants’ star, Willie Mays. The one time Mays hit a home run in a game Jeff attended, they had been caught in traffic and were still in the parking lot when Mays blasted it out of the park. He…

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