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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

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 45: Ewing Field Outside Lands Podcast Episode 45: Ewing Field

(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'
Gene Boomer

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