List of eponyms of stadiums in the United States


List of eponyms of stadiums in the United States

This is a list of eponyms of stadiums in the United States.

Alabama

*Bryant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa, named for Bear Bryant and George H. Denny
*Joe W. Davis Stadium, Huntsville, named for Joe W. Davis
*Jordan-Hare Stadium and Pat Dye field, Auburn, named for Ralph Jordan and Cliff Hare, the field is named for Pat Dye (former coach).
*Ladd Peebles Stadium, Mobile, named for Ernest F. Ladd (banking mangate) and E.B. Peebles (civic leader)

Arizona

*Jerry Kindall Field at Frank Sancet Stadium, Tucson, named for Jerry Kindall and Frank Sancet (baseball coaches)
*Packard Stadium, Tempe, named for William Guthrie Packard

Arkansas

*Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, FayettevilleThe Donald W. Reynolds Foundation made a major contribution to the 2001 stadium expansion, which was then honored by adding Reynolds' name to the stadium.

California

*Buck Shaw Stadium, Santa Clara, named for Buck Shaw
*Charles C. Hughes Stadium, Sacramento, named for Charles C. Hughes (school superintendent)
*Dedeaux Field, Los Angeles, named for Rod Dedeaux
*Drake Stadium, Los Angeles, named for Elvin C. "Ducky" Drake
*Evans Diamond, Berkeley, named for Clint Evans
*Harder Stadium, Santa Barbara, named for Theodore "Spud" Harder (football coach)
*Jackie Robinson Stadium, Los Angeles, named for Jackie Robinson
*John Elway Stadium, Los Angeles, named for John Elway
*Ratcliffe Stadium, Fresno, named for Emory Ratcliffe (football coach)
*Stephen Schott Stadium, Santa Clara, named for Stephen Schott
*Stagg Memorial Stadium, Stockton, named for Amos Alonzo Stagg
*Tony Gwynn Stadium, San Diego, named for Tony Gwynn"Demolished":
*Wrigley Field, Los Angeles, named for William Wrigley, Jr."Re-named":

*Qualcomm Stadium, (formally San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium), named for Jack Murphy.

Colorado

*Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium, Fort Collins, named for Harry Hughes and Sonny Lubick

Connecticut

*J. O. Christian Field, Storrs, named for J. Orlean Christian (former UConn athletic director)
*John F. Kennedy Stadium, Bridgeport, named for John F. Kennedy
*Rentschler Field, East Hartford, named for Frederick Brant Rentschler (founder of United Technologies, which donated the stadium site)

District of Columbia

*Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, named for Robert F. Kennedy

Florida

*Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville, named for Ben Hill Griffin, Jr.
*Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, named for Doak S. Campbell and Bobby Bowden
*Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium, Tallahassee, named for Mike Martin and Dick Howser

Georgia

*Bobby Dodd Stadium at Grant Field, Atlanta, named for Bobby Dodd (Georgia Tech football coach and athletic director) and Hugh Inman Grant (son of donor)
*Russ Chandler Stadium, Atlanta, named for A. Russ Chandler, III
*Sanford Stadium, Athens, named for Steadman Vincent Sanford
*Turner Field, Atlanta, named for Ted Turner
*Ted Wright Stadium, Savannah, Georgia, named for Ted Wright (athletic director)

Illinois

*Ryan Field, Evanston, named for Patrick Ryan (formerly "Dyche Stadium", named for William A. Dyche)
*Wrigley Field, Chicago, named for William Wrigley, Jr.
*Stagg Field, Chicago, named for Amos Alonzo Stagg"Demolished":
*Comiskey Park, Chicago, named for Charles Comiskey"Renamed":
*U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago, formerly "Comiskey Park", named for Charles Comiskey

Indiana

*Ross-Ade Stadium, West Lafayette, named for David E. Ross and George Ade
*Sembower Field, Bloomington, named for Charles Sembower (baseball player)
*Stanley Coveleski Regional Stadium, South Bend, named for Stan Coveleski"Demolished":
*Hamilton Field, Fort Wayne, named for Allen Hamilton

Iowa

*Duane Banks Field, Iowa City, named for Duane Banks (baseball manager)
*Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, named for Jack Trice
*Kinnick Stadium, Iowa City, named for Nile Kinnick
*Lewis and Clark Park, Sioux City, named for Meriwether Lewis and William Clark

Kansas

*Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium, Manhattan, named for Bill Snyder
*Hoglund Ballpark, Lawrence, named for Forrest Hoglund (baseball player)
*Tointon Family Stadium, Manhattan, named for Bob and Betty Tointon (donors)

Kentucky

*Cliff Hagan Stadium, Lexington, named for Cliff Hagan
*Jim Patterson Stadium, Louisville, named for Jim Patterson (donor)
*Roy Kidd Stadium, Richmond, named for Roy Kidd (football coach and athletics director)
*Roy Stewart Stadium, Murray, named for Roy Stewart (football coach and athletics director)

Louisiana

*Ace W. Mumford Stadium, Baton Rouge, named for Coach A.W. "Ace" Mumford
*Eddie Robinson Stadium, Grambling, named for Eddie Robinson
*Joe Aillet Stadium, Ruston, named for Coach Joe Aillet

Maine

*Fitzpatrick Stadium, Portland, named for James J. Fitzpatrick

Maryland

*Byrd Stadium, College Park, named for Harry C. Byrd
*Johnny Unitas Stadium, Towson, named for Johnny Unitas
*Ludwig Field, College Park, named for Bob and Louise Ludwig
*Shipley Field, College Park, named for Burton Shipley

Massachusetts

*Edward A. LeLacheur Park, Lowell, named for Edward A. LeLacheur (local civic leader)
*Fitton Field, Worcester, named for Rev. James Fitton
*George E. Trelease Memorial Baseball Park, Springfield, named for George Trelease
*Shea Field, Chestnut Hill, named for Commander John Shea U.S.N (football player)
*Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium, Amherst, named for Warren P. McGuirk

Michigan

*Kelly/Shorts Stadium, Mount Pleasant, named for R. Perry Shorts (donor) and Kenneth "Bill" Kelly (football coach)
*Ray Fisher Stadium, Ann Arbor, named for Ray Fisher
*Rynearson Stadium, Ypsilanti, named for Elton J. Rynearson, Sr. (coach)
*Waldo Stadium, Kalamazoo, named for Dwight B. Waldo
*Wickes Stadium, University Center, named for Harvey R. Wickes (university founder)"Demolished":
*Bennett Park, Detroit, named for Charlie Bennett

Minnesota

*Alex Nemzek Stadium, Moorhead, named for Alex Nemzek (athletic director)
*Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, Minneapolis, named for Hubert Humphrey

Mississippi

*M. M. Roberts Stadium, Hattiesburg, named for M.M. Roberts (trustee)
*Rice-Totten Field, Itta Bena, named for Willie Totten and Jerry Rice
*Swayze Field, Oxford, named for Tom Swayze (baseball coach)
*Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Oxford, named for Judge William Hemingway and Johnny Vaught

Missouri

*Faurot Field, Columbia, named for Don Faurot
*Hammons Field, Springfield, named for John Q. Hammons
*Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, named for Ewing Kauffman
*Plaster Stadium, Bolivar, named for Robert W. Plaster

Nebraska

*Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium, Omaha, named for Johnny Rosenblatt

Nevada

*Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, named for Sam Boyd

New Hampshire

*Gill Stadium, Manchester, named for Parks and Recreation Director Ignace J. Gill

New Jersey

*Yogi Berra Stadium, Little Falls, named for Yogi Berra
*Yurcak Field, Piscataway Township, named for Ronald N. Yurcak (lacrosse player)"Demolished":
*Palmer Stadium, Princeton, named for Stephen S. Palmer (university trustee)
*Roosevelt Stadium, Jersey City, named for Franklin D. Roosevelt

New York

*Arthur Ashe Stadium, New York City, named for Arthur Ashe
*Charles F. Berman Field, Ithaca, named for Charles F. Berman (Cornell soccer player)
*Joseph L. Bruno Stadium, Troy, named for Joseph Bruno
*Lawrence A. Wien Stadium, New York City, named for Lawrence A. Wien (lawyer and entrepreneur)
*Louis Armstrong Stadium, New York City, named for Louis Armstrong
*Michie Stadium, West Point, named for Dennis Mahan Michie
*Ralph Wilson Stadium, Orchard Park, named for Ralph C. Wilson Jr.
*Sal Maglie Stadium, Niagara Falls, named for Sal Maglie
*Schoellkopf Field, Ithaca, named for Henry Schoellkopf (Cornell football player)
*Shea Stadium, New York City, named for William A. Shea

"Demolished":
*Archbold Stadium, Syracuse, named for John D. Archbold (donor)
*Ebbets Field, New York City, named for Charles Ebbets
*Holleder Memorial Stadium, Rochester, named for Don Holleder
*Offermann Stadium, Buffalo, named for Frank J. Offermann

North Carolina

*Boshamer Stadium, Chapel Hill, named for Cary C. Boshamer (textile industrialist)
*Carter-Finley Stadium, Raleigh, named for A.E. Finley and Harry and Nick Carter.
*Ernie Shore Field, Winston-Salem, named for Ernie Shore
*Fetzer Field, Chapel Hill, named for Bob Fetzer (former UNC athletic director)
*Gene Hooks Stadium, Winston-Salem, named for Gene Hooks (athletic director)
*Irwin Belk Stadium, Wingate, named for Irwin Belk
*Jack Coombs Field, Durham, named for Jack Coombs
*Kenan Memorial Stadium, Chapel Hill, named for William R. Kenan and Mary Hargrave Kenan (parents of donor)
*Kentner Stadium, Winston-Salem, named for Jeff Kentner (donor)
*Koskinen Stadium, Durham, named for John and Patricia Koskinen
*Rhodes Stadium, Elon, named for Dusty Rhodes
*Wallace Wade Stadium, Durham, named for Wallace Wade

"Renamed":
*BB&T Field, Winston-Salem, formerly "Groves Stadium", named for Henry and Earl Groves (donors)

Ohio

*Dix Stadium, Kent, named for Robert C. Dix (trustee)
*Doyt Perry Stadium, Bowling Green, named for Doyt L. Perry (coach and athletic director)
*Jacobs Field, Cleveland, named for Richard Jacobs (team owner)
*Nippert Stadium, Cincinnati, named for James Gamble Nippert (University of Cincinnati football player who died from complications of a 1923 in-game injury, whose grandfather donated the funds for the stadium's initial construction)
*Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, named for Paul Brown (founder of the stadium's main tenant, the Cincinnati Bengals)
*Peden Stadium, Athens, named for Don Peden
*Yager Stadium, Oxford, named for Fred C. Yager (benefactor)"Demolished":
*Crosley Field, Cincinnati, named for Powel Crosley, Jr.

Oklahoma

*Allie P. Reynolds Stadium, Stillwater, named for Allie Reynolds
*Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, named for Boone Pickens
*L. Dale Mitchell Baseball Park, Norman, named for Dale Mitchell
*Skelly Stadium, Tulsa, named for William Skelly

Oregon

*Autzen Stadium, Eugene, named for Thomas J. Autzen
*Reser Stadium, Corvallis, named for Reser family (formerly "Parker Stadium", named for Charles T. Parker)

Pennsylvania

*Beaver Stadium, University Park, named for James A. Beaver
*Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium, Lewisburg, named for Christy Mathewson
*Fisher Field, Easton, named for Thomas Fisher
*Howard J. Lamade Stadium, South Williamsport, named for Howard J. Lamade (publisher and Little League executive)"Demolished":
*Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, named for John Forbes
*Greenlee Field, Pittsburgh, named for Gus Greenlee
*John F. Kennedy Stadium, Philadelphia, named for John F. Kennedy

Rhode Island

*Cardines Field, Newport, named for Bernardo Cardines (baseball player and World War I soldier)
*McCoy Stadium, Pawtucket, named for Thomas P. McCoy (former Pawtucket mayor)
*Meade Stadium, Kingston, named for John E. "Jack" Meade (politician)
*Stevenson Field, Providence, named for Cliff Stevenson (soccer coach)

outh Carolina

*Frank Howard Field at Memorial Stadium, Clemson, named for Frank Howard
*Riggs Field, Clemson, named for Walter Riggs (football coach)
*Stone Stadium, Columbia, named for Eugene E. Stone III (donor)

Tennessee

*Herschel Greer Stadium, Nashville, named for Herschel Lynn Greer
*Johnny "Red" Floyd Stadium, Murfreesboro, named for Johnny "Red" Floyd (football coach)
*Lindsey Nelson Stadium, Knoxville, named for Lindsey Nelson
*Neyland Stadium, Knoxville, named for Robert Neyland"Demolished":
*Bill Meyer Stadium, Knoxville, named for Billy Meyer

Texas

*Alexander Durley Sports Complex, Houston, named for Coach Alexander Durley
*Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, named for Amon G. Carter
*Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, named for Darrell K. Royal
*Fouts Field, Denton, named for Theron J. Fouts (football coach)
*Gerald J. Ford Stadium, University Park, named for Gerald J. Ford (donor)
*Floyd Casey Stadium, Waco, named for Floyd Casey
*Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, named for Clifford B. and Audrey Jones (donors)
*Kyle Field, College Station, named for Edwin J. Kyle (athletic director who built the original field)
*Olsen Field, College Station, named for Pat Olsen (baseball player)
*Robertson Stadium, Houston, named for Corbin J. Robertson
*UFCU Disch-Falk Field, Austin, named for Billy Disch and Bibb Falk

Utah

*LaVell Edwards Stadium, Provo, named for LaVell Edwards (former BYU coach)
*Rice-Eccles Stadium, Salt Lake City, named for Bob Rice (original donor) and Spencer Eccles (later donor)
*Romney Stadium, Logan, named for Coach E.L. “Dick” Romney

Virginia

*Davenport Field, Charlottesville, named for Ted Davenport
*Devault Memorial Stadium, Bristol, named for Charlton Ross ("Chauncey") DeVault, Sr.
*Lane Stadium, Blacksburg, named for Edward H. Lane
*Scott Stadium, Charlottesville, named for University Rector Frederic Scott
*Walter J. Zable Stadium, Williamsburg, named for Walter J. Zable (donor)

Washington

*Cheney Stadium, Tacoma, named for Ben Cheney
*Martin Stadium, Pullman, named for Clarence D. Martin

West Virginia

*Joan C. Edwards Stadium, Huntington, named for Joan C. Edwards (donor)
*Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium, Morgantown, named for Milan Puskar (drug manufacturer and donor)

Wisconsin

*Lambeau Field, Green Bay, named for Curly Lambeau

ee also

*List of U.S. stadiums by capacity


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