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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 45: Ewing Field
Guest star Angus Macfarlane returns to tell the boys stories about the Richmond District's long-gone Ewing Field, home of minor league baseball and other diversions for San Franciscans.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Nov 16, 2013
(above) Ewing Field, circa 1914
View south from the grandstand at Ewing Field, now the site of Ewing Terrace, toward Turk St. Built for the San Francisco Seals baseball team, it opened May 16, 1914. The building at center, built as Presentation Convent in 1912, still stands in 2021 (without the cupola) at Turk and Masonic. Trees of Calvary Cemetery at left across Masonic Avenue. A sign in left field reads 'Ten Dollars Reward for the arrest and conviction of cushion throwers'
McCoppin Square Park is likely the oldest public park in the Outside Lands. But who was McCoppin? Why is a park in the Sunset named after him? Nicole and Michael explore the history of this groundbreaking parcel of land. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Apr 24, 2021)