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Football Use
of Baseball Stadiums
(and vice versa)

Stadium name City 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s

NOTE: The stadiums on this page are listed in chronological order according to when they were first used by a professional football team. In some cases this was many years before or after they were used in major league baseball. To see thumbnail images of the football configurations (for stadiums used in the NFL or CFL), as well as data on the timing and duration of use by the respective sports, roll the mouse cursor over the stadium names.

Baseball vs. football: which was first, and by how many years? Special post-"divorce" stadium circumstances?

Wrigley Field Chicago Bears
Bears Bears Bears Bears
to Soldier Field          
Polo Grounds New York Giants (1922- Giants Giants Giants -1955) Titans (1960-63) to Yankee Stad. / Shea Stad.        
Comiskey Park Chicago Cardinals (1922-25) Cardinals (1929- Cardinals Cardinals -1959) to Busch Stadium I          
Ebbets Field Brooklyn   Dodgers
(1930 -
- 1945)
Braves / "Nickerson" Field Boston   Braves (1932) to Fenway Park   Patriots (1960-62) to Fenway Park  
Baker Bowl Philadelphia   Eagles (1933-35) to Municipal Stadium / Shibe Park        
Forbes Field Pittsburgh   Steelers (1933- Steelers * Steelers * Steelers -1963) * to Pitt Stad., then Three Rivers Stad.
Fenway Park Boston   Redskins (1933-36) to Griffith Stadium   Patriots (1963-68) to Foxboro Stadium
Griffith Stadium Washington   Redskins (1937- Redskins Redskins -1960) to RFK Stadium        
League Park Cleveland   Rams
Cleveland Municipal Stadium Cleveland   Rams
-1945) *
Browns Browns Browns Browns
to Memorial Stadium (Baltimore)
Tiger Stadium Detroit   Lions
Lions Lions Lions Lions
to Silverdome    
Shibe Park Philadelphia     Eagles
(1940- *
to Franklin Field        
(Los Angeles) Memorial Coliseum Los Angeles

SUPER BOWLS: 1967, 1973

Rams Rams Rams
Raiders (1982- Raiders -1994) to Anaheim Stadium / Oakland Col. Rams (2016-19) to SoFi
Stadium, in Inglewood
Memorial Stadium Baltimore       Colts
Colts Colts Colts
CFL Stallions
& Ravens
to RCA Dome / M&T Bank Stadium
(Milwaukee) County Stadium Milwaukee       Packers (1953- * Packers * Packers * Packers * Packers -1994) * full-time at Lambeau Field
Yankee Stadium New York       Giants (1956- Giants Giants -1973) to Giants Stadium    
Exhibition Stadium Toronto   (CFL) Argonauts (1959- Argonauts Argonauts -1990) to Skydome (below)
Busch Stadium I St. Louis   Cardinals (1960-65) to Busch Stadium II      
Mile High Stadium Denver   Broncos (1960- Broncos Broncos Broncos -2000) to Invesco Field
Metropolitan Stadium Minnesota   Vikings (1961- Vikings -1981) to Metrodome (1982-2015)     U.S. Bank Stad. (2016-)
Candlestick Park San Francisco         Raiders (1961) 49ers
49ers 49ers 49ers 49ers
-2013) to Levi's Stad.
Robert F. Kennedy Stadium Washington         Redskins (1961- Redskins Redskins Redskins -1996) to FedEx Field (college bowls)
Municipal Stadium Kansas City         Chiefs
to Arrowhead Stadium      
Shea Stadium New York         Jets
Jets * Jets
to Giants Stadium   MetLife Stad. (2010-)
Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Atlanta         Falcons (1966- Falcons Falcons -1991) to Georgia Dome
  Mercedes-Benz Stad. (2017-)
Busch (Memorial) Stadium (II) St. Louis         Cardinals (1966- Cardinals Cardinals -1987) to Sun Devil Stadium (1988-2005) Univ. of Phoenix Stad. (2006-)
Oakland Coliseum Oakland         Raiders (1966- Raiders -1981) to Memorial Coliseum Raiders (1995- Raiders Raiders
Allegiant Stadium
Jack Murphy (QualComm) Stadium San Diego

SUPER BOWLS: 1988, 1998, 2003

  Chargers (1967- Chargers Chargers Chargers Chargers Chargers
Astrodome Houston         Oilers
Oilers Oilers Oilers
Liberty Bowl,
Nissan Stad. (1999-)
Three Rivers Stadium Pittsburgh       Steelers (1970- Steelers Steelers -2000) to Heinz Field
Riverfront Stadium Cincinnati     Bengals (1970- Bengals Bengals -1999) to Paul Brown Stadium
Veterans Stadium Philadelphia     Eagles (1971- Eagles Eagles Eagles -2002) to Lincoln Financial Field
Olympic Stadium Montreal   (CFL) Alouettes (1977- Alouettes * Alouettes -1997?) to McGill Molson Stadium
Kingdome Seattle           Seahawks (1977- Seahawks Seahawks -1999) to Husky Stad., Qwest Field @
Anaheim / Angels Stadium Los Angeles             Rams
to [Trans World (Ed. Jones) Dome]
H.H.H. Metrodome Minnesota


        Vikings (1982- Vikings Vikings Vikings
-2013); to TCF Stad. @
Hard Rock / Dolphin, etc. Stadium Miami

SUPER BOWLS: 1989, 1995, 1999, 2007, 2010;
ORANGE BOWLS: 1996 to date

Dolphins (1987- Dolphins Dolphins Dolphins Dolphins
Rogers Centre Toronto             (CFL) Argonauts (1991- Argonauts Argonauts
Buffalo Bills (2008-14)
Recent NON-pro football use
Chase Field Phoenix (Insight Bowl, 2001-2005) (Cactus Bowl, 2015-)
Safeco Field Seattle (Seattle Bowl, 2001)
AT&T Park* San Francisco (XFL, college bowls, 2001-)
Tropicana Field St. Petersburg (college bowls, 2008-)
Yankee Stadium II New York (Pinstripe Bowl, 2010-)
Turner Field Atlanta (Georgia State Univ., 2017-)
Globe Life Park Arlington, TX (XFL Dallas Renegades, 2020)
Globe Life Field Arlington, TX (Commanders' Bowl, 2021- )
Stadiums built primarily for baseball
Stadiums built primarily for football
Dual-use stadiums

Note that the classifications of stadiums are based on the primary intended use in the stadium's FINAL configuration, if there were major modifications.

Stadiums are generally counted as "in use" by a football team for a particular decade if games were played there for at least three years.

Names used on this page are the ones normally used for most of the time during which the stadium was used for football, and may differ from the "standard" names at the top of the respective stadium pages.

@ : the next stadium was only temporary (1-2 years), pending construction of a permanent stadium.

* (ASTERISK): There was some irregularity or discontinuity in the usage of the stadium; see the particular stadium page for details.

CFL = Canadian Football League, eh?

Full-size "football" stadium diagrams

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SOURCES: The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 2012; The 1999 ESPN Information Please Sports Almanac, Gerry Brown and Michael Morrison, eds. (New York: Hyperion Books, 1998); Web sites of respective NFL teams, etc.

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