Oakland Athletics

September 9, 2010 by  
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Episode 29 - Oakland Athletics

It’s our second week in the Bay Area.  Ed, Farley and Mark explore the San Francisco Bay and the Oakland Athletics.  Ed interviews Jay Selman from award winning Grape Radio.  Then it’s time to meet the Z-man, photography icon Michael Zagaris.  Then it’s off to Napa Valley to interview Tab Borge from Classic Convertible Wine Tours.  Last but certainly not least, Ed interviews Steve Elsberry about the 1989 World Series earthquake.  Ever sit in the upper deck during an earthquake?  Steve has.  Our PhD Committee packs up and says good bye to Oakland and hello to Seattle.


1989 Loma Prieta earthquake

September 8, 2010 by  
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1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake

The Loma Prieta earthquake happened on October 17, 1989 at 5:04 P.M. (PST).  It prevented Game 3 of the World Series from being played at Candlestick Park that day.  The game was ready to begin at 5:35 P.M. (PST).  The World Series was disrupted for 10 days.

Sixty-three (63) people were killed.  The quake measured 6.9 on the Richter Scale.

Ed Kasputis will be interviewing Steve Elsberry about this quake.  Steve was sitting in the centerfield upper deck when the quake started.  Steve’s interview will be released on Friday, September 10th with our podcast featuring the Oakland Athletics.

Sacramento TV covering the earthquake