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"Remembering Lon Simmons"
Andy Dolich with Gil Gross of Talk 910 AM

"A fond farewell to Lon Simmons
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by Dave Newhouse
 
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Monday, April 13 through Sunday, April 19
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Monday, April 13
Golden State Warriors v. Memphis Grizzlies,
     7:30 p.m.

Sacramento Kings v. L.A. Lakes, 7 p.m.

San Francisco Giants v. Colorado Rockies,

     1:35 p.m.

Oakland A's @ Houston Astros, 5:10 p.m.

Nashville Sounds @ Oklahoma City RedHawks,

     7:05 p.m.

Sacramento River Cats v. Las Vegas 51s, 7:05 p.m.

San Jose Giants @ Visalia Rawhide, 6:00 p.m.

Stockton Ports @ Lancaster JetHawks, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 14

San Francisco Giants v. Colorado Rockies,
     7:15 p.m.

Oakland A's @ Houston Astros, 5:10 p.m.

Nashville Sounds @ Oklahoma City RedHawks,

     7:05 p.m.

Sacramento River Cats v. Las Vegas 51s, 7:05 p.m.

San Jose Giants @ Visalia Rawhide, 6:00 p.m.

Stockton Ports @ Lancaster JetHawks, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 15

Golden State Warriors v. Denver Nuggets,
     7:30 p.m.

Sacramento Kings @ L.A. Lakers, 7:30 p.m.

San Francisco Giants v. Colorado Rockies,

     7:15 p.m.

Oakland A's @ Houston Astros, 5:10 p.m.

Nashville Sounds @ Oklahoma City RedHawks,

     7:05 p.m.

Sacramento River Cats v. Las Vegas 51s, 12:05 p.m.

San Jose Giants @ Visalia Rawhide, 6:00 p.m.

Stockton Ports @ Lancaster JetHawks, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 16

San Francisco Giants v. Arizona Diamondbacks,
     7:15 p.m.

Nashville Sounds @ Oklahoma City RedHawks,

     7:05 p.m.

Sacramento River Cats v. Las Vegas 51s, 7:05 p.m.

San Jose Giants v. Bakersfield Blaze, 7 p.m.

Stockton Ports v. Visalia Rawhide, 7:10 p.m.

Friday, April 17

San Francisco Giants v. Arizona Diamondbacks,
     7:15 p.m.

Oakland A's @ Kansas City Royals, 5:10 p.m.

San Jose Earthquakes @ New York City FC, 4 p.m.

San Jose SaberCats @ Jacksonville Sharks, 5 p.m.

Nashville Sounds v. Colorado Springs Sky Sox,

     7:05 p.m.

Sacramento River Cats @ Salt Lake Bees, 5:35 p.m.

San Jose Giants v. Bakersfield Blaze, 7 p.m.

Stockton Ports v. Visalia Rawhide, 7:10 p.m.

Saturday, April 18

San Francisco Giants v. Arizona Diamondbacks,

     6:05 p.m.

Oakland A's @ Kansas City Royals, 4:10 p.m.

Nashville Sounds v. Colorado Springs Sky Sox,

     6:35 p.m.

Sacramento River Cats @ Salt Lake Bees, 5:35 p.m.

San Jose Giants v. Bakersfield Blaze, 5 p.m.

Stockton Ports v. Visalia Rawhide, 7:10 p.m.

Sunday, April 19
San Francisco Giants v. Arizona Diamondbacks,
     1:05 p.m.

Oakland A's @ Kansas City Royals, 11:10 a.m.

Nashville Sounds v. Colorado Springs Sky Sox,

     2:05 p.m.

Sacramento River Cats @ Salt Lake Bees,

     12:05 p.m.

San Jose Giants v. Bakersfield Blaze, 1 p.m.

Stockton Ports v. Visalia Rawhide, 2:09 p.m.


Minor League Team Affiliations

Nashville Sounds, (Oakland A's) -- AAA,

     Pacific Coast League

Sacramento River Cats (San Francisco Giants) --

     AAA, Pacific Coast League

San Jose Giants (San Francisco Giants) --    

     Advanced A, California League

Stockton Ports (Oakland A's) -- Advanced A,

     California League

 

Legend 

(BB): Basketball
(M): Men
(W): Women

 

Media 

Cal BB (M): KGO 810 AM
Cal BB (W): Pac-12 Network
Cal football: KGO 810 AM
Fresno Grizzlies: KYNO 1430  AM
Fresno State football: 940 AM ESPN Radio
Golden State Warriors: KNBR 680 AM
Oakland A's: 95.7 FM The Game
Oakland Raiders: 95.7 FM The Game
Sacramento Kings: KHTK 1140 AM
Sacramento River Cats: Talk 650 AM KSTE 
San Francisco 49ers: KNBR 680/1050 AM, KGO
     810 AM, KSAN 107.7 FM
San Francisco Giants: KNBR 680 AM
San Jose Earthquakes: 1590 KLIV  AM,
      1370 KZSF AM (Spanish)
San Jose Giants: MiLB Gameday Audio
San Jose SaberCats: KNBR 1050 AM
San Jose Sharks, KFOX 98.5 FM San Jose,
       102.1 FM San Francisco
San Jose State football: KLIV 1590 AM
Stanford BB (M): KNBR 1050 AM, TBS (TV)
Stanford BB (W): KZSU 90.1 FM
Stanford football: KNBR 1050 AM
Stockton Ports: KWSX 1280 AM
UC Davis football: KTHK 1140 AM

For Your Viewing Pleasure


Lon Simmons, in one of his last public appearances, is seen with Buster Posey at the Giants FanFest at AT&T Park in February. To view a photo album of the FanFest, visit our Facebook Page and be sure

to LIKE us. Photo by Rich Yee.

 


Sonny Gray - 4-2015 - Zagaris

Opening night for the Athletics saw standout pitcher Sonny Gray hold the Texas Rangers to one hit over eight innings, with three strikeouts and one walk on 98 pitches. The A's won 8-0. Photo by Michael Zagaris.

 


San Jose SaberCats - 3-2015 - Rich Yee
In their home opener, the San Jose SaberCats bolted to a 21-0 lead and were never seriously challenged as they upended the Los Angeles Kiss 54-28 in front of 10,175 eager fans. Quarterback Erik Meyer (above) completed 20 of 31 passes for 222 yards, five touchdowns, and one interception. On Friday evening, the SaberCats defeated the Tampa Bay Storm in Tampa 36-27 and are now 3-0 in the early season. To view a photo album of the Los Angeles Kiss game, visit our Facebook Page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Rich Yee.

 


Stanford's annual spring footfall game between the Cardinal (offense) and White (defense) was a 23-7 rout by the defense at Stanford Stadium in Palo Alto on April 11. Above, wide receiver Michael Rector is tackled after the catch by outside linebacker Mike Tyler. To view a photo album of the game, visit our Facebook Page shortly and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Kenny Karst.

 


Monster Jam - 4-2015 - Kenneth Wong

Monster Jam fans filled Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara for the first time ever Saturday evening as 16 Monster Jam drivers qualified, with eight competing in the racing bracket. In the Champion Round Race, Metal Mulisha defeated Lucas Oil Crusader. (Pictured above is an airborne Avenger.) To view a photo album of the competition, visit our Facebook Page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Kenneth Wong.

 


Monster Truck Jam - 4-2015 - Kenneth Wong

Monster Jam trucks dwarf their drivers and support personnel as final preparations are made for Monster Jam's debut at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara on Saturday night. To view a photo album of the competition, visit our Facebook Page shortly and be sure to LIKE us.

Photo by Kenneth Wong.

 


Monster Truck - Nicole Johnson - 4-2015 - Kenneth Wong

Eager to join the action on Saturday night was Scooby-Doo driver Nicole Johnson. To view a photo album of the competition, visit our Facebook Page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Kenneth Wong.

 


Stanford - sand volleball - 4-2015 - Rich Yee
  Stanford sand volleyball appeared in the finals of two of the three brackets of the Stanford Invitational pairs tournament, Sunday, at Stanford Sand Volleyball Stadium. Pairs from UCLA won the championship in all three brackets, including an all-UCLA final in the 1s and 2s flight. To view a photo album of the competition, visit our Facebook Page and be sure to LIKE us. Courtesy Stanford athletics. . Photo by Rich Yee.  

 


Stanford women's rugby - 4-2015 - Rich Yee

Stanford's women's rugby suffered a 53-7 defeat at the hands of Central Washington University on Sunday, earning the Wildcats a trip to Pittsburgh on April. 24-26 to compete in the USA Rugby 15s Spring Championships. To view a photo album of the competition, visit our Facebook Page shortly and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Rich Yee.

 


The Stanford Cardinal women's softball team would go down to defeat to the UCLA Bruins by the score of 2-10 on Sunday on the Stanford campus. Photo by Rich Yee.

 


49ers Cheerleaders - 3-2015 - Kenneth Wong
The San Francisco 49ers held tryouts to pick their 2015 cheerleading squad for the new season. Known as the "Gold Rush," the team has been on national television, performed for numerous USO tours around the world, and appeared in six Super Bowls. To view a photo album of the competition, visit our Facebook Page shortly and be sure to LIKE us.  Photo by Kenneth Wong.

 


Stars On Ice - 4-2015

Stars On Ice, a skating tour of all-star skaters, presents a dazzling performance to a large crowd of fans, ranging from children to seniors to skating fanatics, at the SAP Center at San Jose on April 5. To view a photo album of the performance, visit our Facebook Page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Rich Yee.

 


Super Run - 3-2015 - Rich Yee
San Francisco's own Super Run was held recently at Crissy Field at The Presidio as a wide assortment of favorite super heroes sprang to life. The Super Run is a national series of events that partners with nonprofit organizations to put on superhero-themed events to help raise funds and awareness for their cause. For a photo album of the Super Run, visit our Facebook Page and be sure to LIKE us.

 

 

"These are my new shoes. They're good shoes. They won't make you rich like me; they won't make you rebound like me; they definitely won't make you handsome like me.

They'll only make you have shoes like me. That's it."

~Charles Barkley, from a commercial for basketball shoes, 1993

NBA power forward and current television analyst

Nicknamed "Chuck," "Sir Charles" and

"The Round Mound of Rebound"

Basketball Hall of Fame, 2006


Memorable Sports Moment 
Lon Simmons and Bill King
Bill King and Lon Simmons became "one of the greatest dynamic duos in baseball broadcast history."
Andy Dolich - head shot

Remembering Lon Simmons

Andy Dolich
with Gil Gross

   

In memory of the passing of Lon Simmons, Andy Dolich was interviewed by producer Gil Gross of Talk 910 AM, iHeartMedia,

on April 6.

 

Gross: Speaking of baseball, Opening Day gets a sad moment. In fact, there will be a moment of silence at the Giants game, even though they are playing the Arizona Diamondbacks tonight, because Lon Simmons, longtime announcer of the A's, Giants and the 49ers has passed at the age of 91.

 

Andy Dolich, former A's executive, who I always think of as probably the main reason we still have the A's in the Bay Area because that was a hurting team until Andy came to it. Andy currently operates a sports consultancy, Dolich and Associates. Andy, good to talk to you. How are you?

 

Dolich: Good to talk to you, and just listening to all the incredible comments about the spectacular life of Lon Simmons -- knowing Lon, he probably would have said, "Who is this guy they are talking about on the air? I don't know that guy. That's not me."

 

I just came from a TV interview, and you know that there is no ego in the world of broadcast, right? But here was somebody I always viewed as sort of like Clarence in It's A Wonderful Life. He just had such a joy for the sport, whatever sport he was doing, and all of those people that were part of his family: the fans, the players, the managers, coaches, owners and the people in the front office. Nobody better than Lon.

 

Gross: You talk about that lack of ego. There was an interview he gave a couple of years ago with the Chronicle and he said people would come up to him and say, "Boy, I used to sneak up to my bedroom with my transistor and fall asleep listening to you," and he said, "Oh, don't worry about that. Everyone fell asleep listening to me." Of course, that was so NOT true!

 

Dolich: He's like the insider Yogi Berra or Rickey Henderson. There were 1,000 stories that were real about Lon and 2,000 that were made up, but one that I know for sure I haven't heard a lot: it was 1983, I was with the A's, and Roy Eisenhardt, Walter Haas' son-in-law, basically helped put together -- thank you for the kind words -- but Roy Eisenhardt put together the A's when the Haases bought them from Charlie Finley in late '80, and he decided that he was going to pair the "amphetamine" Bill King with the "librium" Lon Simmons.

 

Every body in the Bay Area said, "Roy, you're completely crazy," and he said, "We'll see," and that become one of the greatest dynamic duos in baseball broadcast history. So Bill gave Lon that wonderful ability to read the out-of-town scores, and you never knew what was going to come out of Lon's mouth. Lon said, "Well here's the score from St. Louis. The Cardinals, with John Stuper, that's John Stuper on the mound, are losing 6-0 to the Reds in the second inning and Stuper is still in one."

 

Well, I am not sure how many people actually got that, but that was Lon. He wouldn't have cared if three people got it or 300,000 got it. He just said, "John Stuper, he's in it," and today I just looked it up, John Stuper is the baseball coach at Yale University.

 

Lon worked with so many great people during his time with the Niners, the Giants, the A's, the Warriors, but I didn't know that in 1960, when the United States Olympic hockey team beat Russia in Lake Tahoe, who were the announcers? Lon Simmons and Gordy Soltau.

 

That totally blew me away because Lon was great friends with Al Michaels and helped bring him into the business and, of course, Al Michaels has one of the five greatest calls in the history of sports: "Do you believe in miracles?"

 

In 1980 the U.S. beat Russia, not to win the gold medal but for the right to play for it, and 20 years before, in 1960 -- you could look it up -- Lon Simmons and Gordy Soltau were the announcers when the U.S. beat Russia to go to the gold-medal game, which they won against Canada. So Lon also did ice hockey.

 

He just had this kind of impish way about him and it was never about him. The great broadcasters in sports make you feel as if you're sitting next to them, at your local watering hole, just having a discussion about the game.

 

Gross: There is almost nothing, especially with baseball, and maybe because it gives you some time, and I know some people complain that maybe the game is half drawn out and a bit too much, but it does give time to not only take perspective but for the broadcaster to be more than, you know, trying to describe more than where the puck is or the basketball, but to have that kind of humanity you either have that to share or you don't, and Lon had that to spare. It was exactly like that. It was like sitting with him and Russ during the Giants or him and Bill doing the A's games -- it was like sitting with your friends. You couldn't be there, but you could turn on this device in your car and be with your friends while you watched the game with them.

 

Dolich: That talent is so difficult in any kind of entertainment, where he was never the story. The game itself, whether it was Steve Young stumbling, whether it was "way back, way back, tell it goodbye," whether it was any other signature line, it was all about the game. He could bring you in. He could magnetize you to what was happening, and I would just always smile. Bill King waxing poetic about Dostoevsky and the Russian Revolution, and Lon talking about Fresno and what was happening to the prune crop.

 

You talk about dichotomy, those two guys had it; but what a level of mutual respect. And I don't know that we will ever truly understand how lucky we are to have had him doing 49ers football, A's baseball, Giants baseball, and I think he's the only broadcaster in Bay Area history in 1998 that broadcast two championships in the same season, the A's victory in the Earthquake World Series and the Niners in the Super Bowl.

 

To hear the complete interview of Andy Dolich with producer Gil Gross, visit iheart.com/show/The-Gil-Gross-Program/?episode_id=27203779.

 

Longtime sports executive Andy Dolich has more than three decades of experience in the professional sports industry, mostly spent in the San Francisco Bay Area. This includes stints in the NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL. He operates his consulting business, Dolich & Associates, in Los Altos. 

  
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Memorable Sports Moment 
Lon Simmons
Lon Simmons.

Dave Newhouse - USE  

A fond 
farewell to
Lon Simmons

Dave Newhouse

 

The last time I saw Lon Simmons was in September, with the baseball season heading toward autumn and the pro football season beginning its long journey to February. Though 91 and in poor health, Simmons still was heavily into the two sports he had graced with his rich baritone voice.


Leaning back in his care facility bed in Pacifica, his body ravaged with cancer, he was watching the Giants on television. Only he wasn't just watching, but analytically dissecting different facets of the team, starting with manager Bruce Bochy. Simmons confidently predicted the Giants would show up in the postseason.

He was 91 at the time, but his mind still was razor sharp. And the points he made proved true in October as the Giants won their third World Series in five years. But he couldn't quite make it to the next baseball season. He died April 5, the day before the Giants and A's, two teams he was associated with during a Hall of Fame career, officially heard "Play ball."

I had gone to see Simmons to personally thank him for his involvement in a book I was writing, "Founding 49ers: The Dark Days Before the Dynasty," which is due out in late August. Simmons was just as talented an announcer in football as he was in baseball. Thus Bay Area sports teams were fortunate to hear his voice nearly year-round over the last half of the 20th century.

And what a voice! So deep and dramatic, merged with a sharp comedic wit that could surface at any time. Simmons was a combination of Luciano Pavarotti and Billy Crystal. I can't think of another sports announcer I can say that about.

One time in the 1960s, I was driving home from my job at the Oakland Tribune while listening to the Giants getting blown out, something like 18-4. I heard Simmons say, "The bases are loaded again, and I wish I were too."

Another time, longtime Giants announcer Russ Hodges related during a broadcast that he was asked during the opposition's pre-game show how long Willie Mays, then in his 30s, could keep playing. "It could be a long time," Hodges replied. "He has the body of a 25-year-old." A perfect opening for Simmons: "I had the body of a 25-year-old until my wife found out."

Simmons was a happily married man, although, sadly, both his wives passed away far too young. He had two daughters, to whom he was very close. His work became a form of therapy.

His quick sense of humor along with the Voice kept devoted fans of the Giants, A's and 49ers entertained during the peaks and valleys of their franchises' histories. Simmons made the losing somewhat more tolerable.

But it was his baritone delivery that was responsible for the dramatic flair that separated Simmons from other sports announcers. Listen to his calls of Steve Young's playoff touchdown run or Jim Marshall's wrong-way run, which he understood from the moment it began, and you get the idea.

Simmons was so good at his descriptions, he could make you shudder. That happened to me after Willie McCovey returned to the Giants in 1977 for a second run. In his first game back, he hit a ringing double off the wall. And Simmons said, "Welcome back, Stretch." Simple, yet perfect.

All of us who admired Simmons have our favorite memories. Besides his greatness in the booth, he was a kind and gracious man, almost egoless. Though elected to the broadcast wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame, he didn't feel he was Cooperstown-worthy, and he said so publicly. How could a man be so honest, and so wrong, which we told him, to no avail.

Such a good heart, too. If he could do something to help you out, you only had to ask. I was part of a group that put on a Celebration of Bay Area Baseball dinner in the 1980s. Joe DiMaggio came, and so did Lefty Gomez, Joe Morgan, Frank Robinson and Mark Koenig, the last of the 1927 New York Yankees. Simmons agreed to emcee the event, for free.

In my opinion, the best baseball broadcast team in Bay Area history was Simmons and Al Michaels, for two years with the Giants in the early 1970s. Simmons sounded like Pavarotti-Crystal and Michaels sounded like Vin Scully Jr. I remember a specific incident when Giants outfielders Gary Matthews and Garry Maddox got into a scuffle during batting practice. Michaels had both of them on his pre-game show the next day. My respect for Michaels hasn't ever been higher.

I feel the same way about Simmons, who never blew his own horn. When a historic moment was about to occur and it was Simmons' turn to call it, he'd often turn over the mike to a fellow announcer. And that's how Bill King described a Rickey Henderson record stolen base. Simmons was that unselfish and thoughtful.

Lying in his care facility bed, he detailed how the cancer had spread throughout his body in five places. Then he increased the volume on the remote control when Joe Panik came to bat. "I really like that kid Panik," he said. "They've got themselves a good second baseman." Cancer and Panik -- he described both with the same easy casualness.

Just before leaving him that day, I thanked Simmons again for helping me relive those 49er years when the franchise wasn't so great, yet he managed to keep his radio listeners involved regardless. My 49ers book wouldn't be the same without his vivid remembrances.

Goodbye, Lon. We'll all miss you.

 

Retired Oakland Tribune columnist Dave Newhouse will have two new books

published this year: Founding 49ers: The Dark Days Before the Dynasty, due out in late August, and an as yet untitled Hoosiers-like basketball book,

due out mid-fall.

 

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Ed Jay - Raiderette - 12-21-14

2015 Raiderette auditions set for

April 18

 

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For complete details, visit http://www.raiders.com/raiderettes/auditions.html.

 

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Sports bars we recommend visiting or living in

 

Below is a list of sports bars we recommend for all your sports viewing needs. Each is a worthy institution and they have the added distinction of also being long-time Ultimate Sports Guide advertisers. When you stop in, please extend our thanks.

 

San Francisco

Abbey Tavern, 4100 Geary Street

The Blue Light, 1979 Union Street

Bus Stop, 1901 Union Street

The Chieftain, 198 5th Street

Danny Coyle's, 668 Haight Street

Dave's, 29 Third Street @ Kearny

Final Final, 2990 Baker @ Lombard

The Holding Company, #2 Embarcadro Center

Il Pirata, 2007 16th Street

Jake's Steaks, 3301 Buchanan Street

Jullian's, 101 4th Street

The Kezar Pub, 770 Stanyan Street

Mad Dog in the Fog, 530 Haight Street

Mucky Duck, 1315 9th Avenue

Nickie's Bar, 466 Haight Street

Players Sports Grill, Pier 39, Buildings L & M

Polo Grounds, 747 3rd Street

 

East Bay

Brennan's Restaurant, 4th & University, Berkeley

Churchward Pub, 1515 Park Street, Alameda

Crogan's Montclair, 6101 La Salle Avenue, Oakland

Cue & Brew, 1029 Arnold Drive, #6, Martinez

Dan's Irish Sports Bar, 1524 Civic Street, Walnut Creek

Diamonds Sports Bar & Grill, 77 Hegenberger, Oakland

Ed's Mudville Grill, 6200 Center Street, Clayton

The Englander, 101 Parrott Street, San Leandro  

Evie's, 7138 Village Parkway, Dublin

Francesco's Restaurant, 8520 Pardee Drive, Oakland

Frank's Saloon, 2014 Marina Blvd., San Leandro

Funky Monkey, 22554 Main Street, Hayward

George & Walt's, 5445 College Avenue, Oakland

Grand Oaks Restaurant, 3701 Grand Avenue, Oakland

Go Sports Bar, 736 Washington Street, Oakland

Ivy Room, 860 San Pablo Avenue, Albany

Kingfish, 5227 Claremont, Oakland

Linguini's Pizza & Brew, 1508 Park Street, Alameda

Livermore Casino Sports Bar, 3571 First Street, Livermore

McCovey's Restaurant, 1444 N. California, Walnut Creek

Mr. Lucky's Bar & Grill, 1527 Locust Street. Walnut Creek

Oakland Moose Club, 690 Hegenberger Road

Oaks Corner, 4099 San Pablo, Emeryville

Otaez Mexican Restaurant, 1619 Webster Street, Alameda

Pacific Coast Brewing Co., 906 Washington Street, Oakland

Pasta Pelican, 2455 Mariner Square Drive, Alameda

Pete's Place, 610A San Pablo Avenue, Pinole

Rancho Sports Bar, 3912 San Pablo Dam Road, El Sobrante

Ricky's Sports Grill, 15028 Hesperian Blvd., San Leandro

Sports Edition Bar, Hilton Oakland Airport, Oakland

Stadium Pub, 1420 Lincoln Avenue, Walnut Creek

Tierney's Sports Bar, 540 San Pablo Avenue, Albany

WPLJ's Dance Club, 2112 North Main Street, Walnut Creek

 

Brisbane

7 Mile House, 2800 Bayshore Blvd.

 

Burlingame 

The American Bull Bar & Grill, 1819 El Camino Real

Knuckles Historical Sports Bar, Hyatt Regency, Burlingame

 

Campbell 

Capers Eat & Drink, 1710 West Campbell   

 

Fair Oaks

Players Sports Pub, 4060 Sunrise Blvd.

 

Half Moon Bay 

Cameron's Restaurant Pub & Inn, 1410 South Cabrillo Hwy

Half Moon Bay Brewing Co., 390 Capistrano Road

 

Foster City 

The Club House Bistro, 1221 Chess Drive  

 

Palo Alto 

Sundance The Steakhouse, 1921 El Camino Real

 

Point Richmond

Up & Under, 2 West Richmond Avenue   

 

San Jose 

Bay 101 Casino, 1801 Bering Drive

Britannia Arms, 5027 Almaden Expressway

Britannia Arms, 173 West Santa Clara

Britannia Arms, 1087 De Anza Blvd.    

 

San Rafael 

Pete's 881, 721 Lincoln Avenue

 

Santa Cruz 

One Double Oh Seven Club, 1007 Soquel Avenue    

 

Vacaville 

Stars Recreation Center, 155 Browns Valley Parkway

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Sports 
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Ultimate Sports Guide, a glossy print publication serving the San Francisco Bay Area with two editions a year, the Spring/Summer Baseball edition and the Fall/Winter Football edition. For expansive photo albums of the local teams, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. For an informative e-newsletter mailed to our sports-minded database, CLICK HERE or, send your email address to: theultimatesportsguide@gmail.com.
 
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P.O. Box 4520
Berkeley , CA 94704
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