great memories here. the pictures of the coliseum from the 1986 issue, for example, are gorgeous. i moved to the bay area in the 70's. walking into the coliseum for the first time from the bart station ramp, peeking through the in need of an repairs wood and metal fence at the field and seats was, well, love at first sight. i had been to many stadia before my first visit to oakland:. fenway, wrigley, yankee, shea, dodger, angels, twins metropolitan. ours was the most beautiful of all.