Giants Stadium Says Good-Bye to Little Fanfare

Posted: 3rd January 2010 by Joe Schackman in NFL
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After over 30 years of service, Giants Stadium, the first major sports venue in New Jersey, is saying goodbye. The stadium opened it's doors in 1976 and it has housed two NFL teams, an MLS squad, countless rock stars, and even a pope. Although, on the eve of its' demise few have taken notice. Baseball fields are among the most beloved grass in all the world. Fans talk about as if those stadiums are sports meccas. Football stadiums on the other hand are not held that close to the heart. Possibly because they just don't create the memories with the lack of playoff/super bowl games or maybe just the lack of games period. Most likely, however, it is the lack of personality. All NFL football fields are 120 yards long and about 53 yards across. The field goal posts are all same. Everything is u ...

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