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    Top 100 Venues

    ESPN Page 2 - Caple: America's 100 most important sports venues

    A list of some great venues in sports.

    Just where everyone has been, I have quite a few more to visit, but did get 14 of the top 50 so far.


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    Re: Top 100 Venues

    How bizarre ... no Kinnick on the list.



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    Re: Top 100 Venues

    I WILL run the Boston marathon in my life!


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    Re: Top 100 Venues

    I've been to 11 on the entire list. Guess I've got work to do. I've at least driven past several others.



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    Re: Top 100 Venues

    How many more minutes until a Cub fan complains that Wrigley is not in the top 5?!?! Over/Under is set at 2 1/2



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    Re: Top 100 Venues

    Here are the ones I've either been inside or at least seen from the outside (yes, I'm counting the ones I've seen on the outside even if only from a distance, because it's still a cool experience just to be able to see it)...

    1. Yankee Stadium
    2. Camden Yards
    9. Rose Bowl (outside)
    13. Wrigley Field
    15. U.S. Olympic Training Center
    18. Notre Dame Stadium (outside)
    27. Michigan Stadium (outside)
    29. Shea Stadium (outside from a distance)
    30. Metrodome
    36. Pro Football Hall of Fame
    38. The Spectrum (outside)
    40. Dodger Stadium
    41. Mall of America (I find it funny that this is on the list)
    47. Busch Stadium (the old one)
    48. Arthur Ashe Stadium (outside from a distance)
    51. Rosenblatt Stadium (outside)
    58. Cameron Indoor Stadium
    76. AT&T Park (outside)
    88 (tie). Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
    88 (tie). Memorial Stadium (Lincoln)
    90. Dean Smith Center



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    Re: Top 100 Venues

    Interesting list...been to 4 of top 5 and 30 of the full 100.



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    Re: Top 100 Venues

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    How many more minutes until a Cub fan complains that Wrigley is not in the top 5?!?! Over/Under is set at 2 1/2
    What about Hilton or Jack Trice?!?!?!



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    Re: Top 100 Venues

    Ones I have actually been in or seen a game in...

    2. Camden Yards
    4. The Astrodome - 1985 Astros Playoff Run
    5. Augusta National - 3 masters
    13. Wrigley Field
    15. US Olympic Training Center
    20. Daytona International Speedway
    23. Soldier Field
    28. Shea Stadium - brother's MLB debut
    30. The Metrodome
    32. Allen Fieldhouse - never for a game, showered there, shot a couple baskets
    36. Pro Football Hall of Fame
    41. Mall of America - ?????
    47. Busch Stadium
    51. Rosenblatt Stadium
    53. Dodgertown - Shame they are leaving
    57. TPC Sawgrass - only missed one TPC from 1981 to 1999, played it many times
    58. Cameron Indoor Stadium - for a camp, not a game
    65. Raymond James Stadium - had a beer on the pirate ship
    74. Field of Dreams
    77. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium - my home town
    88. Memorial Stadium (Lincoln)
    92. Midway Stadium - visiting team
    96. Neyland Stadium - nuts


    I was hoping to get to 1. Yankee Stadium before it closed but plans fell through.

    Plans in the near future for
    14. Churchill Downs
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    18. Notre Dame Stadium

    There are others I have been 'to' but not in so I didn't count them. The rest will just have to go on the list... Didn't count Ceasers since I haven't been to an event there.


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    Re: Top 100 Venues

    1. Yankee Stadium
    3. Madison Square Garden
    13. Wrigley
    15. US Olympic Training Center
    16. Ceasars Palace
    18. Notre Dame Stadium
    23. Soldier Field
    26. NCAA Headquarters
    27. Ohio Stadium
    30. The Metrodome (Did anyone else notice there was no 29?)
    32. Allen Field House
    36. Pro Football Hall of Fame
    39. Golds Gym
    41. Mall of America
    84. United Center
    88. Memorial Stadium
    92. Midway Stadium

    I guess I miscounted 14 in the top 50.


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    Re: Top 100 Venues

    Quote Originally Posted by CyGuy33 View Post
    1. Yankee Stadium
    3. Madison Square Garden
    13. Wrigley
    15. US Olympic Training Center
    16. Ceasars Palace
    18. Notre Dame Stadium
    23. Soldier Field
    26. NCAA Headquarters
    27. Ohio Stadium
    30. The Metrodome (Did anyone else notice there was no 29?)
    32. Allen Field House
    36. Pro Football Hall of Fame
    39. Golds Gym
    41. Mall of America
    84. United Center
    88. Memorial Stadium
    92. Midway Stadium

    I guess I miscounted 14 in the top 50.
    There was a tie for 27 and then Shea was listed at 28. I think that should have been 29.



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    Re: Top 100 Venues

    I stopped reading when I saw Yankee Stadium at the top of the list and Wrigley Field at No. 13.

    Lists are like statistics.


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    Re: Top 100 Venues

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    How many more minutes until a Cub fan complains that Wrigley is not in the top 5?!?! Over/Under is set at 2 1/2
    Quote Originally Posted by CTAClone View Post
    I stopped reading when I saw Yankee Stadium at the top of the list and Wrigley Field at No. 13.

    Lists are like statistics.
    29 minutes. You were way off, Clones85'.



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    Re: Top 100 Venues

    1 top 5 and five others

    4,16,19, 32, 41 and 51

    Not too bad, I have time to catch up.



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    Re: Top 100 Venues

    My complete list

    2. Camden Yards (outside)
    13. Wrigley Field
    16. Caeser's Palace
    17. Louisiana Superdome
    23. Soldier Field (outside)
    30. Metrodome
    34. Palestra
    36. NFL HOF
    41. Mall of America
    47. Busch Stadium (outside)
    51. Rosenblatt (outside, many times)
    62. Hinkle Fieldhouse
    65. Raymond James Stadium
    68. Candlestick Park (outside)
    72. Texas Stadium (outside)
    74. Field of Dreams
    76. AT&T Park (outside)
    80. Thompson-Boling Arena
    87. Oakland Coliseum
    88. Memorial Stadium (outside)



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