Blackout at Candlestick and 5 Other Strange Stadium Delays in Recent Memory

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Blackout at Candlestick and 5 Other Strange Stadium Delays in Recent Memory
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Sure is dark out here.

Monday night football got even more interesting when, during the 49ers-Steelers game, a transformer blew, engulfing Candlestick Park in total blackness...twice. 

The first time was before the game even started, and then the second time was during the second quarter. Fortunately, the problem was temporary, and power was restored just in time to complete the game.

Candlestick's power outage isn't the first time that something other than rain has caused a game delay. Here are five other delays that should be considered for strangest delay. 

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