It's been 50 years since the San Francisco Giants brought major league baseball to the West Coast along with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Tuesday marked the 50th anniversary of the first game played by the Giants at Seals Stadium, where they played the Dodgers on April 15, 1958.
The Giants formally recognized and celebrated the club's move West from New York before the first pitch against Arizona at San Francisco's waterfront home, AT&T Park. There was an earlier ceremony held at the exact location where Seals Stadium used to stand, and a commemorative plaque was laid in the ground.
Family members of the ownership group that made the move happen were honored, with Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda on hand and Jon Miller recreating the opening minutes of the broadcast by Russ Hodges and Lon Simmons.
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