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The quake hits during the World Series
from Remembering Loma Prieta in Great Shakes

In this dramatic footage from the opening game of the 1989 World Series, the Loma Prieta quake strikes, bringing the broadcast to an end. TV viewers across the nation watched their screens sputter then go black, the announcer shouting, "We're having an earthquake!"
Video courtesy of KGO-TV News/ABC-7 News

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