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    Cyburbian Emeritus Bear Up North's avatar
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    Stadiums You Have Been In

    Awhile back we had a thread that looked for your picks for BEST and WORST stadiums. This thread ask that you list the stadiums you have been in.

    This Bear has been in.....

    Tiger Stadium (Baseball - Detroit Tigers.....has been sitting empty for a few years)
    University of Michigan Stadium (College Football - Ann Arbor, MI)
    Joe Louis Arena (Hockey - Detroit)
    Olympia Arena (Hockey - Detroit)
    The Sports Arena (Hockey - Toledo)
    University of Toledo Stadium (College Football - Toledo)
    Field House (College Basketball - Toledo)
    Centennial Hall (College Basketball - Toledo)
    Anderson Arena (College Basketball - Bowling Green, OH)
    Bowling Green Ice Arena (College Hockey - Bowling Green, OH)
    Cleveland Stadium (NFL Football - Now Gone)
    Crisler Arena (College Basketball - Ann Arbor)
    Doyt Perry Field (College Football - Bowling Green, OH)
    Three Rivers Stadium (NFL Football - Pittsburgh, PA - Now Gone)
    College Of Wooster Center (Attended a concert here - Wooster, OH)

    Not a very big list. Very regional. I guess I don't get out much.

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    Old Rock Pile (Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Bisons, now gone).
    Rich Stadium, or the Ralph (Buffalo Bills).
    The Aud (Buffalo Sabres, I forgot the Buffalo Braves, still sitting empty).
    HSBC Arena (Buffalo Sabres).
    Dunn Tire Park (not sure what the exact name is anymore, Buffalo Bisons Triple AAA 2004 Champs).
    Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Pirates, wasn't there to see a game but to deliver a pizza ).
    The Igloo (Pittsburgh Penguins, talk about nosebleeds, if you slip and fall backwards while going up the stairs, you'll end up falling all the way down to the ice).
    Various college venues.
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    Me, I have see 'major' professional sports games at:

    -Lambeau Field (family has had two front row end zone seats since 1962)
    -Miller Park
    -(old) Milwaukee County Stadium (Brewers)
    -(old) MECCA Arena (Bucks)
    -Bradley Center
    -(old) McNichols Arena (Nuggets)
    -(old) Comiskey Park
    -Wrigley Field
    -Metrodome (Twins)

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    Kauffman Staduim (Royals)
    Coors Field (Rockies)
    Arrowhead Stadium (Chiefs)
    Kemper Arena (college basketball games)
    Memorial Staduim (Jayhawks)
    Allen Fieldhouse (Jayhawks)
    Hoaglund Ballpark (Jayhawks)
    Horejsi Athletics Center (Jayhawks)
    RFK Stadium (Nationals, but before they were there)
    Wagner Firld at KSU Stadium (K-State Wildcats)
    Ahearn Fieldhouse (K-State Wildcats)
    Bramlage Coliseum (K-State Wildcats)
    Jones Field at Welch Stadium (Emporia State)
    Lawrence-Dumont (Wichita Wranglers)
    Eck Stadium (Wichita State)
    Cessna Stadium (Wichita State)
    Koch Arena "Roundhouse" (Wichita State)
    Faurot Field (Missouri)
    Hearnes Center (Missouri)
    Municipal Auditorium (UMKC, Genereal KC area facility too)

    Mine is also very regional and also more college mainly because I rather go to college sporting events that pro teams.

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    Jordan-Hare Stadium (Auburn football)
    Beard-Eaves Coliseum (Auburn basketball)
    I won't count the baseball, volleyball, etc facilities since they aren't major
    Grant Field (GA Tech football)
    Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (Atlanta Braves)
    Turner Field (Atlanta Braves)
    Phillips Arena (Atlanta Thrashers and Atlanta Hawks)
    Georgia Dome (Atlanta Falcons)
    Superdome (not to see the Saints... it was to see the Pope)
    Tiger Stadium, though I was too young to remember it
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    Rosenblatt Stadium - Omaha Royals
    Allen Fieldhouse - Kansas Jayhawks
    Memorial Staidum - Jayhawks' football
    Wrigley Field
    Comiskey Park II
    Yankee Stadium
    Shea Stadium
    Madison Square Garden
    RFK Stadium
    Ravens Stadium
    Oriole Park at Camden Yards
    MCI Center - DC
    The Dean Dome (UNC-Chapel Hill)
    Georgia Tech's Arena (I forgot what it's called)
    RCA Dome - Indianapolis
    Giants Stadium
    Ford Field - Detroit
    Comerica Park - Detroit
    PNC Park - Pittsburgh
    Gund Arena - Cleveland
    Hilton Coliseum - Iowa State
    Devaney Center - University of Nebraska
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    FOOTBALL
    Rose Bowl (UCLA vs Ohio State)
    Romney (Utah State)
    Folsom (CU)
    Ross-Ade (Purdue)
    TWA Dome (Big 12 championship)
    Memorial (Illinois)

    BASEBALL
    Yankee
    Mile High (gone)
    Astrodome
    Bosse (my fair city)
    Riverfront (gone)
    Oddball
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    Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome (Minneapolis)...saw my brother play college baseball here about 6 times in one weekend...the place was almost empty...awesome quietness

    Northern Ill. Univ. Convocation Center (DeKalb)...been there on an open house tour, and for the new student Convocation ceremony

    United Center (Chicago)...been there for a concert

    Chicago Stadium (Chicago)...saw Beauty of Beast on Ice as a little kid...the place was razed soon after in the early 90s to make way for the new United Center

    Allstate Arena/Horizon Arena (Rosemont, IL)...been there for a couple Wolves games, a couple concerts

    Elfstrom Stadium (Geneva, IL)...been there about 4 times for Minor League Kane County Cougars games

    Wrigley Field (Chicago)...been there twice for Cubs games, one in a skybox!!

    U.S. Cellular Field/Comiskey Park (Chicago)...been there about a half dozen times for Sox games

    Miller Park (Milwaukee)...been there about 3 times for Cubs games at Wrigley North...lol]

    For amphitheaters, I've been to Alpine Valley in East Troy, WI three times and the Tweeter Center in Tinley Park, IL for two concerts
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    Fenway, Wrigley, the Vet, Yankee Stadium, Oriole Park, SkyDome, Tropicana Field, Campbell's Field, Durham Bulls Athletic Park...

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    Here is my somewhat short list,

    Toronto Exhibition Stadium (now it is gone) - for both baseball and football games
    Toronto Skydome (now the rogers centre)
    Old Tigers Stadium

    University of Michigan Stadium
    Pontiac Silverdome
    Too lazy to beat myself up for being to lazy to beat myself up for being too lazy to... well you get the point....

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    a handfull of ball parks

    Major league Baseball
    Camden Yards
    Jacobs Field
    PNC Park
    Wrigley Field
    Comiskey Park (the new one)
    Turner Field

    Minor league
    Durham Bulls Athletic Park (home of the team of the movie “Bull Durham”)
    Knights Stadium (triple A Charlotte Knights)
    The Old Crockett Park (home of the Charlotte O’s the team prior to the knights old wooden stadium smelled of beer and peanuts)
    McCormick Field (home of the Asheville Tourist)
    Field Crest Cannon Stadium (home of the Kannapolis Intimidators named after #3)
    L.P. Frans Stadium (home of the Hickory, NC Crawdads)
    War Memorial Stadium (home of the now gone Greensboro bats now the Greensboro Grasshoppers who play in a downtown stadium)
    Ernie Shore Field (home of the Winston-Salem Warthogs)
    Sims Legion Park (former home of the Gastonia, NC Rangers who became the Hickory Crawdads and home of a semi-pro female softball team for a short while)
    Bill Meyer Stadium (home of the Knoxville, Tenn. Sound well former home I think)
    The Diamond (the home of the Richmond, Va Braves)

    non-baseball experiences

    The New Charlotte Coliseum (well i guess not for long because the new downtown arena opens soon)
    the Old Charlotte Coliseum (lots of Checker Games the minor league hockey team and also saw Micheal Jordan and James Worthy and the rest of the Carolina team play the Jayhawks in a expedition game the 81-82 season the same year they won the NCAA championship)
    RBC Center (for some Huricane Hockey)
    Erikson Stadium (for some Panther Football and a Rolling Stones Show liked the concert better however i did manage to get on the sidelines during a Panthers Vs. Saints Game and met Mike Ditka )

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    Ooops, I forgot one (1).....

    Silverdome (Pontiac, MI - Lions VS Colts & Lions VS Broncos)

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    Attended games at...

    Memorial Stadium (Baltimore)
    Oakland Coliseum (Oakland)
    Candlestick Park (SF)
    PacBell Park (SF)
    Dodger Stadium (LA)
    Edison Field (Anaheim)
    Qualcom Stadium (SD)
    Petco Park (SD)
    Camden Yards (Baltimore)
    Yankee Stadium (NYC)
    Astrodome (Houston)
    Bank One Ballpark (Phoenix)
    Turner Field (Atlanta)
    Fenway Park (Boston)

    Minor League parks: Durham, NC; San Jose, CA; Modesto, CA; Bakersfield, CA; Rancho Cucamonga, CA; Sacramento, CA; Tucson, AZ.

    College Football:
    Jordan-Hare Stadium (Auburn, AL)
    Stanford Stadium (Palo Alto, CA)
    Memorial Stadium (Berkeley, CA)
    Spartan Stadium (San Jose, CA)

    others, maybe.

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    Let's see...

    Qualcomm Stadium (SD)
    Petco Park (SD)
    Angel Stadium (LAofA)
    Dodger Stadium (LA)
    Bank one Ballpark (AZ)
    Adelphia Coliseum (TEN)
    Dolphins Stadium (MIA)
    --L.A. Coliseum
    --Rose Bowl

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    I know a couple of guys that work for a local government in Maryland that have attended games in every major and minor league ballpark with exception of the new Busch Stadium (next year) and Alaska and Hawaii teams minor league teams if they exist. They started about ten years ago on the East Coast and worked their way westward each year. I was pleased that they liked Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha and the city as a whole.
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    Pontiac Silverdome
    Tiger Stadium
    Comerica Park
    The Palace of Auburn Hills
    Wrigley Field
    Van Andel Arena (Grand Rapids)
    Michigan Stadium
    Chrisler Arena
    Spartan Field (Cold War Hockey Game, ended in 3-3 tie)
    Joe Louis Arena
    Cobo Hall

    No, Lions fans, I haven't been to Ford Field yet. Also, I'm not counting any minor league hockey arenas, as this thread is asking about stadiums. I don't count an arena that holds 4,200 people as a "stadium".
    Maintaining enthusiasm in the face of crushing apathy.

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    Fenway
    Shea Stadium (the pit of all pits, especially with LaGuardia jets flying over...)
    Yankee Stadium (both old and remodeled)
    The Vet (nearly as bad as Shea, but sans jets...)
    Riverfront
    Great America Ballpark
    Wrigley Field (SRO only -- never had a seat)
    Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
    Churchill Downs
    Slugger Field (Triple AAA)
    Keeneland Race Course
    Tampa Bay Downs
    Arlington Stadium (? Not the Ballpark at Arlington, the old one...)
    Assembly Hall (Bloomington)
    Market Square Arena
    RCA Dome
    Madison Square Garden
    Giants Stadium
    Brendan Byrne Arena (only Jersey names 'em after felonious ex-governors...)
    Atlantic City Raceway
    Meadowlands Raceway
    Freedom Hall
    Rupp Arena
    What was the name of the old arena in Philly (Mastiff?). I saw Billy Joel there way back when...
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    Quote Originally posted by Gedunker
    What was the name of the old arena in Philly
    That would have been the Spectrum.

    My list:

    Baseball:
    Fenway Park
    Busch Stadium
    Oakland - Alemeda County Coleseium
    Skydome (Now Rogers Centre)
    Camden Yards
    Jack Murphy (Old Padres Stadium)
    Hadlock Field (Portland, ME)
    Fisher Cats Field (Manchester, NH)

    Football:
    Foxborough Stadium (now gone)
    Ross-Ade Stadium (Purdue University)
    Ball State Stadium
    Hoosier Dome
    Cowell Stadium (Univ of NH)

    Hockey/Basketball/Concerts:
    Boston Garden (RIP)
    TD Banknorth Garden (former Fleetcenter in Boston)
    Bell Centre (Montreal)
    Verizon Wireless Arena (Manchester, NH)
    Whittemore Center (UNH)
    Ball State Arena
    Market Square Arena (former Pacers home)
    Butler Fieldhouse (Butler Univ)
    Augusta (ME) Civic Center
    Portland (ME) Civic Center
    DCU Center (Former Worcester Centrum in MA)
    Dunkin Donuts Center (Former Hartford, CT Civic Center)
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    Football Stadiums (NFL)
    Silverdome (Detroit Lions)
    Soldier Field (Chicago Bears)
    Raymond James (TB Bucs)
    Tampa Stadium aka: The Big Sombrero (TB Bucs)
    Lambeau Field
    Cleveland Municipal Stadium (old Browns)

    Football Stadiums (College)
    Camp Randall Stadium (WI Badgers)
    Sam Boyd (UNLV)
    Ross-Ade (Purdue)

    Baseball
    Miller Park (Brewers)
    County Stadium (Brewers)
    Old Comiskey Park (White Sox)
    Wrigley Field (Cubs)
    Jacobs Field (Indians)
    Comerica (Tigers)
    Tiger Stadium (Tigers)
    Kaufmann Stadium (Royals)
    Busch Stadium (Cardinals)
    Yankee Stadium (Yankees)
    Turner Field (Braves)
    Tropicana Field (Devil Rays)
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    Oh man, let's see if I can remember all of them:

    In Texas:
    Jim Wacker Field at Bobcat Stadium (Texas State)
    Strahan Colliseum (Texas State)
    Bobcat Field (Texas State baseball)
    Bobcat Field (Texas State Soccer)
    DK Royal Memorial Stadium (UTexas)
    Kyle Field (Texas A&M)
    Floyd Casey (Baylor)
    The Texas Tech Stadium
    SBC Center (Spurs)
    Reunion Arena (old Stars digs)
    Alamodome (Alamo Bowl)
    Astrodome
    Texas Stadium
    Arlington Stadium
    Ballpark at Arlington
    Minute Maid Field
    Cotton Bowl Stadium

    Elsewhere: can't remember the exact stadium names
    Oriole Park
    Lambeau in November (I will NEVER do that again! Froze my arse off!)
    Death Valley (LSU)
    Dealth Valley (Clemson)
    Ohio State U
    Michigan U
    Yankee Stadium
    Penn State U
    Superdome
    Nebraska U
    Wisconsin U
    Colorado U

    I used to travel with my dad sometimes when he was a consultant. The folks he was working for would frequently give him tickets to the local sporting events.

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    My brother and I actually have a sort of contest going on about this, but here's my list:

    Baseball
    Fenway
    Camdem (Orioles)
    Tiger (Old Tigers)
    Atlanta-Fulton County (old Braves)
    Turner Field (new Braves)
    Tropicana Field (Devil Rays)
    Kuaffman (Royals)
    Busch (Cardinals)
    New Cominsky (White Sox)
    Wrigley (Cubs)
    Coors (Rockies)
    Kingdome (Old Mariners)
    Oakland Col. (Athletics)
    Chavez Ravine (Dodgers)
    Jack Murphy (Old Padres)
    Skydome (Bluejays)
    Olympic (Old Expos)
    L.P.Frans (Hickory Crawdads Class A)
    Ernie SHore (Winston Salem Warthogs Class A)
    Durham Athletic Park (Old Durham Bulls and thrid to last game in that park)
    Durham (New Durham Bulls Class AAA)
    Knights (Charlotte Knights (Class AAA)
    Al Lang Field (old St. Petersburg Cardinals - pre-Devil Rays)
    Several in Florida in the Gulf Coast League and Spring Training)

    Football
    Several Colleges across SE -Florida and Clemson being the largest
    Tampa Stadium (Bucs)
    Ericcson/Bank America (Charlotte Panthers)

    Basketball
    Charoltte Col. (in the good Hornets days)

    International Soccer
    Villa Park (Aston Villa - England)
    Saint Andrews Park (Birmingham City Blues - England)
    Leeds United
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    Here's Mine:

    COLORADO
    Old Mile High Stadium (Broncos, USA Soccer, Colorado Rapids [MLS], Jimmy Buffett concert, Colorado Rockies, Denver Zephyrs [defunct AAA ball club])
    Coors Field (Colorado Rockies)
    McNichols Arena (Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche [incl last game before they tore it down], US vs. Canada in hockey, 1990 NCAA Final Four)
    Pepsi Center (Colo. Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, KISS concert, AC/DC concert)
    National Western Complex (Rodeo)
    Denver Colliseum (Circus)
    Falcon Stadium- Colo. Springs (Air Force Football)
    Folsom Field - Boulder (CU vs. Nebraska)
    Nottingham Field - Greeley (UNC Football)
    Budweiser Events Center - Loveland (Colorado Eagles Hockey)

    TENNESSEE
    Liberty Bowl - Memphis (Liberty Bowl 2001, Colo. State vs. Louisville)
    Mid South Colluseum - (Rodeo, Memphis State Hoops, Memphis Riverkings Hockey)

    MISSISSIPPI
    De Soto County Arena [or something] - (Memphis Riverkings Hockey)

    UTAH
    Delta Center - SLC (Bill Cosby Live)

    WASHINGTON
    Spokane Arena (Spokane Chiefs Hockey)

    and I think that is it.

    I would like to go to Invesco field at Mile High, the Bell Center (Habs), Wrigley and Notre Dame Stadium. And yes, the Big House in Ann Arbor would be fun still sitting with 100,000 of my closest enemies.
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    You can go out, you can take a ride/And when you get out on your own/You get all smoothed out inside/And it's good to be alone
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    Quote Originally posted by zmanPLAN
    Here's Mine:

    COLORADO
    Old Mile High Stadium (Broncos, USA Soccer, Colorado Rapids [MLS], Jimmy Buffett concert, Colorado Rockies, Denver Zephyrs [defunct AAA ball club])
    Coors Field (Colorado Rockies)
    McNichols Arena (Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche [incl last game before they tore it down], US vs. Canada in hockey, 1990 NCAA Final Four)
    Pepsi Center (Colo. Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, KISS concert, AC/DC concert)
    National Western Complex (Rodeo)
    Denver Colliseum (Circus)
    Falcon Stadium- Colo. Springs (Air Force Football)
    Folsom Field - Boulder (CU vs. Nebraska)
    Nottingham Field - Greeley (UNC Football)
    Budweiser Events Center - Loveland (Colorado Eagles Hockey)

    TENNESSEE
    Liberty Bowl - Memphis (Liberty Bowl 2001, Colo. State vs. Louisville)
    Mid South Colluseum - (Rodeo, Memphis State Hoops, Memphis Riverkings Hockey)

    MISSISSIPPI
    De Soto County Arena [or something] - (Memphis Riverkings Hockey)

    UTAH
    Delta Center - SLC (Bill Cosby Live)

    WASHINGTON
    Spokane Arena (Spokane Chiefs Hockey)

    and I think that is it.

    I would like to go to Invesco field at Mile High, the Bell Center (Habs), Wrigley and Notre Dame Stadium. And yes, the Big House in Ann Arbor would be fun still sitting with 100,000 of my closest enemies.
    How long was that McNichols Arena around?? Just curious, cause I saw it in a Def Leppard concert video from 1988, and it looked farily new, but is since gone. Why did they tear it down?
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    Quote Originally posted by illinoisplanner
    How long was that McNichols Arena around?? Just curious, cause I saw it in a Def Leppard concert video from 1988, and it looked farily new, but is since gone. Why did they tear it down?
    McNichols was built around 1975-76, in hopes of it being used in the 1976 Olympics in Denver (which the citry turned down)

    After the Avalanche came to town, the new owner decided he wanted a larger arena with more Luxury boxes, etc. He owns both the Nuggets and Avalanche and decided to finance the Pepsi Center on his own (ahh to have Wal Mart money...) [ooops-- Sam's Law]

    So basically it was the usual reasons why new stadiums go up anywhere. McNichols was old and cramped though, and Pepsi Center is large and nice.

    FUN FACT: The first Hockey game in Pepsi was against the Boston Bruins. Byron DaFoe was out injured, so the starting goalie for the B's was John Grahame, who was born and raised in Denver. Two buttons go to the Planner who can name the current team perrinnial back John Grahame plays for.
    You get all squeezed up inside/Like the days were carved in stone/You get all wired up inside/And it's bad to be alone

    You can go out, you can take a ride/And when you get out on your own/You get all smoothed out inside/And it's good to be alone
    -Peart

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    Quote Originally posted by zmanPLAN
    Two buttons go to the Planner who can name the current team perrinnial back John Grahame plays for.
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