I don’t know, I think they could have figured out a way to have Pride Weekend and the World Cup at the same place at the same time this A.M.
Or, in other words:
They were still setting up this stage when the action started in South Africa:
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Fans forced indoors tried to make the best of it, craning their necks as if they were in the front row of a Metreon movie theatre:
(Of course, batting practice precluded AT&T Park’s JumboTron from showing the contest.)
Fans arriving at Civic Center this morning were told to go to “some bar” to catch the match. One fan announced that he was “mega-bummed.”