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Remembering San Francisco's Baseball Stadiums, In Photos

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The Giants may be struggling lately, but San Franciscans know that true fandom is worth the torture. In tribute to the time-honored summer tradition, we're revisiting the history of San Francisco baseball stadiums—this time with loads of photos.

? The Recreation Grounds
Location: where Garfield Park sits today at 25th & Harrison streets
In operation: 1868 - 1884

? Central Park
Location: 8th & Market streets
Teams: California State League
In operation: 1884 - 1906


? Recreation Park ('Big Rec')
Location: 14th and Valencia streets
Teams: San Francisco Seals; Mission Reds
In operation: 1907 - 1930


? Ewing Field
Location: Geary and Masonic streets
Teams: San Francisco Seals
In operation: 1914 - 1938

? Seals Stadium
Location: 16th and Bryant streets
Teams: San Francisco Seals; San Francisco Giants
In operation: 1931 - 1960


? Candlestick
Location: 602 Jamestown Ave
Teams: San Francisco Giants
In operation: 1960 - 1999


[All photos courtesy of SAN FRANCISCO HISTORY CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY]

Candlestick Park

490 Jamestown Ave., San Francisco, CA 94124