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San Francisco Earthquake Baseball Game
The San Francisco Giants are an American professional baseball franchise based in San Francisco, California.Founded in 1883 as the New York Gothams, and renamed three years later to the New York Giants, the team eventually moved to San Francisco in 1958.
On October 17, the Bay Area was buzzing about baseball. The Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants, both local teams, had reached the World Series. The third game of the series was scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park.
1989 San Francisco–Oakland earthquake Map of the 1989 San Francisco–Oakland earthquake (also known as the Loma Prieta earthquake). The quake struck with a moment magnitude of 6.9 on October 17, just before the start of the third game of the World Series, which was being held at San Francisco's Candlestick Park.
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The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake occurred in Northern California on October 17 at 5:04 p.m. local time (1989-10-18 00:04 UTC). The shock was centered in The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park approximately 10 mi (16 km) northeast of Santa Cruz on a section of the San Andreas Fault System and was named for the nearby Loma Prieta Peak in the Santa ...
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Just prior to game 3 on Oct. 17th, the Loma Prieta earthquake (magnitude 7.1) struck the San Francisco/Oakland area. Due to the destructive nature of this earthquake, the game was postponed and the series did not resume for ten days ...
1989 World Series Oakland Athletics (4) vs San Francisco Giants (0) The final Fall Classic of the 1980's is not remembered for the games that took place within the two bay area ballparks.
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake shook the San Francisco Bay Area at 2:39am PST.
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