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Don’t Know Sourdough Sam? It’s Time to Brush Up on Your San Francisco Sports Knowledge

The San Francisco 49ers light up the night at Candlestick Park. (Photo: Jason Sims)

San Francisco is many things: the City on the Bay, a tech start-up hub, and yes, a major sports town. BetweenWorld Series and Super Bowl wins for the Giants and the 49ers, it’s east to root, root, root for the home team. But before you try to chat sports with a local, get schooled on the highlights of San Francisco’s sporty present and past.