Although he is a New York guy, Esiason says that baseball's most beautiful grounds are out west. In particular AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants, is where baseball lives on at its most classic and romantic, with the team's crisp and unadulterated white jerseys, similar to those worn when the team originated in New York. Opened in 2000, AT&T Park is nestled into San Francisco Bay, where powerful lefties can send home runs splashing into McCovey Cove. "The old stadium in San Francisco was a football stadium and it was a terrible spot to play baseball in," Esiason says of Candlestick Park, where the Giants played until 1999. "Now, they moved it into San Francisco proper, gave it beautiful sight lines, moved it out to the water, and gave it a very intimate feel."
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