San Francisco Bay Bombers Face Chicago Pioneers as Roller Derby Returns to San Francisco
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The last date listed for Roller Derby: San Francisco Bay Bombers vs. Chicago Pioneers was Saturday August 18, 2007 / 8:00pm.
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This was seriously great fun! Having never been to a roller derby before and not knowing the rules, I was impressed at how entertaining it was and easy it was to get into it. Guys against guys, girls against girls, some serious defense on 4...continued
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“As wild of a crowd I have ever seen turned out for a great game. …one of the most vocal crowds ever seen in recent memory.” -Game Coverage Report By Robert Siese, April 28, 2007
Pictures from the last game at the Kezar Pavilion (April 28, 2007).
Goldstar has listed several Bombers games before, with favorable feedback from our members!
Roller Derby has its roots in the Transcontinental Roller Derby in 1935, which simulated a cross-country roller skating race between teams of skaters. Over time, this race developed into the modern contact sport of Roller Derby. The San Francisco Bay Bombers is probably the most recognized team of the original Roller Derby franchises. The team name has been around since 1954, and today’s San Francisco Bay Bombers are carrying on that legacy. They skate in the original Roller Derby style, fielding women and men skaters on each team alternating on the track. The playing field is a masonite banked track roughly the size of a basketball court, unlike many new leagues that skate on a flat surface.