8 Facts About Raymond James Stadium

1. In 1962, Bob Raymond James Stadium set out to build a different kind of financial services firm.

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2. Raymond James Stadium is referred to as "Ray Jay" or "The New Sombrero", a spinoff from "The Big Sombrero", the nickname of Tampa Stadium.

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3. Raymond James Stadium has hosted several large scale concerts, with the largest attendance coming at a show by U2 in 2009.

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4. Raymond James Stadium was home to the former Tampa Bay Mutiny of Major League Soccer and continues to periodically host other soccer matches due to its accommodating field dimensions.

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5. Raymond James Stadium was selected to host the ACC Championship Game in 2008 and 2009.

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6. Raymond James Stadium hosts the annual Outback Bowl college football post-season game on New Year's Day since 1999.

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7. Raymond James Stadium was built to replace Tampa Stadium at the demand of the new Bucs owner Malcolm Glazer.

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8. Raymond James Stadium, known as "Ray Jay", is a multi-purpose football stadium located in Tampa, Florida.

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