The new Santa Clara Stadium site has been humming for nearly 11 months, along with the ticket sales for the inaugural 2014 season. Mike Rosenberg of the Bay Area News Group reported that the future home of the 49ers is roughly 75 percent sold out already.
“Riding high off a Super Bowl run, the San Francisco 49ers have sold three-fourths of the seats at the new Silicon Valley stadium as the team prepares to transfer a huge cash infusion to the public agency building the stadium,” Rosenberg wrote. “Undeterred by huge price increases over Candlestick Park tickets, fans and corporations have bought $403 million worth of seats, — equal to the cost spent to build the stadium so far — and the Niners are well ahead of schedule to sell out before the 2014 opening, the team said Friday.”
The rest of today’s Morning Tailgate looks at the new Santa Clara Stadium, upcoming free agency and more.
Rosenberg shared information on how to purchase a brick which will be used to build the new Santa Clara Stadium.
Ira Boudway of BusinessWeek.com examined the sales and how they affect the local economy.
Elizabeth Newman of Sports Illustrated listed 49ers co-chair Denise DeBartolo York as one of America’s most powerful women in sports.
Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle spoke to Delanie Walker about overcoming a family tragedy after the Super Bowl.
Tim Kawakami of the Bay Area News Group analyzed the previous impact of NFL free agents.
Nate Davis of USA Today looked at free agency needs for the NFC West.
49ers.com presented the Top 5 plays of 2012 and encouraged the 49ers Faithful to vote for their favorite and our 49 in 49 pre-draft series continued with a look at Tennessee WR Cordarrelle Patterson and LSU CB Tyrann Mathieu.
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