13 Facts About Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

1. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will be the first stadium to host events for three different Olympic games.

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2. On September 18, 2016, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum hosted the first Rams regular season home game since 1979, against the Seattle Seahawks.

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3. On September 13, 2014, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum hosted the 5th-place game, 3rd-place game, and Final of the 2014 Copa Centroamericana in front of 41,969 spectators.

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4. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum staged the final match of the Gold Cup in the 1996, 1998, and 2000 tournaments.

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5. When it was first announced that the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum was to host WM7, WWF owner Vince McMahon's original promos for the event told that they expected over 100,000 fans to attend.

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6. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum was the site of the 1982 Speedway World Final, held for the first and, to this day, only time in the USA.

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7. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum served as the site of the field hockey, gymnastics, the show jumping part of the equestrian, and the track and field events along with the opening and closing ceremonies.

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8. In 1932, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum hosted the 1932 Summer Olympic Games; the first of two Olympic Games hosted at the stadium.

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9. When the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum opened in 1923, it was the largest stadium in Los Angeles with a capacity of 75,144.

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10. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is primarily the home of the USC Trojans football team and the home of the Los Angeles Rams.

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11. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is serving as their home stadium again until the completion of Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park in Inglewood.

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12. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum was home to the Rams from 1946 to 1979, when they moved to Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim.

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13. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is an American outdoor sports stadium located in the Exposition Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States.

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