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14 Facts About Veterans Stadium
The Phillies' then-home, Connie Mack Veterans Stadium, was starting to show its age, had inadequate parking, and was located in a declining neighborhood.
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Veterans Stadium's design was nearly circular, and was known as an "octorad" design, which attempted to facilitate both football and baseball.
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Veterans Stadium opened with a $3 million scoreboard complex that at the time was the most expensive ever installed.
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Veterans Stadium was a complicated structure with its seating layered in seven separate levels in its final configuration.
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Veterans Stadium had been known for providing both the Eagles and the Phillies with great home-field advantage.
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Veterans Stadium tore both of his patella tendons, ending his career.
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Veterans Stadium hosted Philadelphia's City Title high-school football championship game from 1973 to 1977 and in 1979.
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Veterans Stadium hosted many stadium concerts, by famous artists of many different genres.
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Veterans Stadium's goalpost, used by the Philadelphia Eagles for 32 seasons, is marked in the same parking lot.
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