This book profiles histories of stadiums and arenas in America and Canada. How they came about and how they became known. Great performances, upsets, anecdotes, pageantry and traditions, all factors that glorifies these venues. Pageantry - Chief Osceloa intimidates Florida State Seminoles foes with flaming spear. Great performances - Don Larsonas perfect no hit World Series conquest and UCLAas seven straight national basketball titles. Upsets - Jets downing Baltimore in Super Bowl III. Anecdotes - wrong-way run in football, sex as the main attraction and slinging octopus onto the rink. Statistics on 355 venues, 109 stories and 86 photographs makeup the book.Seating capacity: 80, 242 Number of suites: 119 Number of club seats: 142 Largest paid attendance: 79, 469. September 20, 1998, New York Jets versusIndianapolis. 79, 310.January 14, 2001, New York Giants, 41; Minnesota Vikings, 0, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Profiles of American / Canadian Sports Stadiums and Arenas|
|Author||:||Gene W. Knupke|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2006-03-13|