John A. Kirkpatrick III was in the stands at Candlestick Park on Oct. 17,
1989, when a powerful earthquake rocked the stadium, delaying the World
Series and sending the San Francisco Bay Area into chaos.
then an editor at the San Francisco Examiner
, huddled with other
newspaper staff members who were at the game, to quickly figure out how
to cover the scene inside Candlestick.