The San Francisco 49ers will play their first game in their new Santa Clara stadium during the second week of the NFL preseason against the Denver Broncos.
The debut game at $1.2 billion Levi’s Stadium will be played between Aug. 14-18, according to a preliminary schedule released by the NFL on Wednesday.
No word on whether Jim Harbaugh will wear permanently wear Dickies ($23 on sale) — or something better from the Levi’s family of pants — instead of his famous $8 pleated khakis from Walmart.
Before the 49ers open their new stadium, here are some indelible moments from Candlestick Park, their old stadium.
Vin Scully calling “The Catch”:
The late Pat Summerall, like only he could, with the introduction to the 1992 NFC title game between San Francisco and Dallas: