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Program (19760319)

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Program Number: 19760319
Title: Bye-Bye Baby
Program Date: Mar 19, 1976
Location: San Francisco (Calif.)
Duration: 00:37:19 (hh:mm:ss)
Summary: Lurie, a co-owner of the San Francisco Giants baseball team, talks about
the process of keeping major league baseball in San Francisco. The team was
very nearly sold to a Canadian brewery and moved to Toronto, Canada. Lurie
mentions that Mayor George Moscone played a significant role in the
negotiation process. Also, he talks about Bob Short and Bud Herseth and
discusses Candlestick Park.
Speaker(s): Lurie, Robert A. - General partner, San Francisco Giants, 1976-93
Sample Audio:
Subject Heading(s): Baseball--San Francisco (Calif.)
San Francisco Giants (Baseball team)
Baseball team owners.
Major League Baseball (Organization)
Candlestick Park (San Francisco, Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)--Politics and government.
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Last update: May 30, 2013