American Football Venues in Alabama: Bryant-denny Stadium, Legion Field, Alabama Crimson Tide Home Football Stadiums, Ogle Stadium Books LLC

ISBN: 9781155861470

Published: May 7th 2010

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American Football Venues in Alabama: Bryant-denny Stadium, Legion Field, Alabama Crimson Tide Home Football Stadiums, Ogle Stadium  by  Books LLC

American Football Venues in Alabama: Bryant-denny Stadium, Legion Field, Alabama Crimson Tide Home Football Stadiums, Ogle Stadium by Books LLC
May 7th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 50 pages | ISBN: 9781155861470 | 8.71 Mb

Chapters: Bryant-denny Stadium, Legion Field, Alabama Crimson Tide Home Football Stadiums, Ogle Stadium, Jordan-hare Stadium, Ladd Peebles Stadium, Cramton Bowl, Movie Gallery Stadium, Braly Municipal Stadium, Denny Field. Source: Wikipedia. Pages:MoreChapters: Bryant-denny Stadium, Legion Field, Alabama Crimson Tide Home Football Stadiums, Ogle Stadium, Jordan-hare Stadium, Ladd Peebles Stadium, Cramton Bowl, Movie Gallery Stadium, Braly Municipal Stadium, Denny Field. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 49. Not illustrated. Free updates online.

Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: BryantDenny Stadium - Serving as a replacement for Denny Field, Denny Stadium opened on September 28, 1929 and was officially dedicated the following week at Homecoming ceremonies against the Ole Miss Rebels, a game the Tide would win 22-7.

Originally, the stadium had a capacity of 12,000, though President Denny initially envisioned a full bowl stadium capable of seating 60,000 people. In 1937, the first expansion of the stadium added 6,000 seats along the east sideline to increase the capacity to 18,000.

Further expansions in 1950, 1961, and 1966 raised capacity to 25,000, 43,000, and 60,000, respectively. The first upper deck was added on the west side of the stadium in 1988, adding 10,000 more seats for a capacity of 70,123. During the construction, the Tide was forced to play its entire 1987 home schedule at Legion Field, 56 miles (90 km) from campus in Birmingham. In 1998, a second upper deck was added to the east side of the stadium, raising capacity to 83,818.

The new upper deck provided 10,000 additional bleacher seats and eighty-one skyboxes on two levelssixty-three 16-seat and eighteen 24-seat capacity boxes. In 1999, four additional skyboxes were built to bring total number of skyboxes to 85. Also, a scoreboard with video display capabilities was erected in the south endzone, as well as new light towers for the east side of the stadium.

A new east side entrance tower a brick facade and reception areas for the Scholarship and A-Club level patrons was also added during the 1998 expans...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=510019



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