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Busch:

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also, could've sworn that the astros played at a football stadium this year

Is that the best configuration they could fit: foul pole to foul pole? That looks absolutely horrible and makes the majority of grandstand seating nigh useless/way too far from the action. Then again, looks like they have

Anyone have any pics of the Pats at Fenway? (Or was it another team? I know football was played at Fenway)

Here's football at the Old Stadium: Home of the New York Football Giants, the Greatest Game Ever Played, and Knute Rockne's Gipper Speech...

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And soccer at the New Stadium...

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pcgd    256

Its not the best configuration they could do at Busch (see the soccer set up a few posts before) but it was during the baseball season and it really tore the field up as is, so much so their groundkeeper was fired over his speaking out against the game. Had they gone the same direction as the soccer games it would have tore up the infield, much more difficult to work with.

A few more:

Soccer at Lucas Oil Stadium

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Basketball at Lucas Oil Stadium:

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Ice_Cap    7,800

Basketball setups in stadiums designed for football or baseball always intrigue me. They're horrible, but not in a Barclays Centre hockey configuration way. More in a "they did that? huh..." way.

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ColorWerx    397

Basketball setups in stadiums designed for football or baseball always intrigue me. They're horrible, but not in a Barclays Centre hockey configuration way. More in a "they did that? huh..." way.

Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis has the same issues...which is one of the many reasons why Indy probably won't get an NHL team anytime soon (large pic):

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Ice_Cap    7,800

That's...that's just not good. Not good at all.

I still like that we have an arena in the Big 4 that's called a "Fieldhouse" though. Don't know why. It's just cool.

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Hat Boy    213

Anyone have any pics of the Pats at Fenway? (Or was it another team? I know football was played at Fenway)

The (then Boston) Patriots played at Fenway in the 1960s

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Here is Fenway set up for hockey....not a good seat in the house

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wonderbread    382

am i the only one who thinks that a soccer came being played at a football stadium isn't that unusual, but maybe it's because I'm use to it being a pats, and kinda revs fan who both play at gillette and before that foxboro stadium

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bosrs1    648

AT&T Park home of the San Francisco Giants hosting the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl. To me this is unique due to the fact that both teams are on the same sideline during the game.

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Thank God this was the final Bowl Season that game will be played there. It's moving to Levis Stadium next year. The doubled up sideline was necessitated by one of the things that made that configuration terrible (and why baseball parks should never host football). The "prime" seats for baseball have absolutely terrible views for football and soccer (the San Jose Earthquakes opened their season at AT&T Park last year).

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jc...    88

AT&T Park home of the San Francisco Giants hosting the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl. To me this is unique due to the fact that both teams are on the same sideline during the game.

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wtf? that should never happen, it makes it harder to make substitutions depending on which side of the field they are playing on.

Milwaukee County Stadium

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The Packers had the same setup at County Stadium. Teams on both sides. They played a few games there up until 1994.

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bosrs1    648

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Another odd configuration in the Bay Area. Soccer being played at the Oakland Coliseum by the San Jose Earthquakes again (in 2008 and 9), but while the stadium is in the baseball configuration rather than the football config as has also been done for several international friendlies.

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bosrs1    648

NE Revolution game at gillette

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Is that really an "unusual" config though? They've been playing there since before the Pats even played a game there. Heck the place was designed with them in mind since Kraft owns both teams.

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Coheed    37

The Wizards used to play at Community America Ballpark which is home to The T-Bones of the American Association. Pretty strange set up, but the park is fairly small so it was pretty easy to see everything.

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