While it might not be as vintage as Fenway Park or Wrigley Field, Lambeau Field is the longest continuously used stadium in the NFL, as it celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. Sports Illustrated named it the 8th best facility in the world to watch a sports event, with similar accolades coming from both ESPN Magazine and USA Today.
Soldier Field is one of the oldest and smallest venues in the NFL and when the stadium is packed, the Bears faithful fill the place up with noise and revelry.
MetLife Stadium is the home to the New York Giants every other Sunday during the season offering a facility that is benefitting to its core base of fans who bleed Giant blue.
This week on the Stadium Journey Podcast, the Team once again welcomes the voice of the Toronto Argonauts, Mike Hogan. The Team breaks out of the stadium and heads behind the curtain as they discuss the effects that television have had on sports. Does the good outweigh the bad? Does replay help or hurt the game? What is this whole e-sports thing anyway? Join Dan Colacicco, Paul Baker, Marc Viquez and Dave Cottenie as the tube is king this week on the Stadium Journey Podcast.
The Bloomington, Indiana version of Memorial Stadium, also known as “The Rock,” is home to the Indiana Hoosiers football team. The facility was recently renovated to enclose the entirety of the stadium, setting the capacity at 52,929 fixed seats. One of the most notable features is the limestone rock down by the Indiana locker room that players are greeted by when they enter and exit the field.
Doug Hakey, a Grafton, Massachusetts native, is retired from his plumbing and land development career on Martha’s Vineyard. These days, the 59-year-old Patriots fan resides on a 360-acre farm in Amherst, Virginia, 200 miles from the closest ballpark, Nationals Park. But Hakey is not out to pasture. Hakey, who bears a resemblance to former Raiders quarterback Kenny Stabler, devotes much of his free time to travelling and collecting stuff, everything from millstones to shark teeth to baseballs.