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The Detroit Pistons playing in/at the Pontiac Silverdome.

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The Vikings of course are playing at the Gophers' TCF Bank Stadium both this year and last.

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Should have been the right stadium all along instead of building this ugly thing they're building now. That stadium looks great.

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Born in 1990, I have no recollection of the Panthers playing at Clemson or the Ravens at Memorial Stadium. Also never knew that the Packers split hands between Milwaukee and Green Bay. Quite the thread we have here.

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Soccer at Fenway. It actually works better than Yankee Stadium.

If the Sox were ever open to it, the Revs should move in until they can find a new stadium. Gillette is too big and too far away for most people in Boston

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That Northwestern game was against Illinois, not ND. I remember they couldn't use one of the endzones due to the end line being too close to the outfield wall.

Doh! You're right!

Am I crazy for thinking that ND had a game there too?

Notre Dame probably did, just not in the 2000's. I want to say that wasn't the first time a team had played at Wrigley since the Bears left. I just couldn't understand how they couldn't configure the field better. I guess safety standards have improved a bit. When the Bears leftsseat belts weren't mandatory yet.

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The Ravens played at Memorial Stadium (which was home to the Orioles as well) for their first two seasons.

The Orioles left in 1993 for Camden Yards.

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Soccer at Fenway. It actually works better than Yankee Stadium.

If the Sox were ever open to it, the Revs should move in until they can find a new stadium. Gillette is too big and too far away for most people in Boston

Sight lines at the corners would still be a big issue. The Revs need to be put somewhere other than Foxborough though and I can't believe that MLS hasn't pressed the issue like they have with DC and Miami.

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Also never knew that the Packers split hands between Milwaukee and Green Bay. Quite the thread we have here.

To this day, the season tickets at Lambeau are split between the old County Stadium games (two regulars and a preseason) and the traditional Lambeau slate (the other seven). One is the "Green Package" and the other is the "Gold Package," but I don't remember which is which and don't care enough to look. The Milwaukee-based crowds have been reputed to be a lot livelier than the local ones, though I figure at this point people are just trying to get in the building whenever they can.

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I'm going apples & oranges a bit here... because neutral site bowl game... yet hosting in retro baseball stadiums is ridiculous...

As an FSU fan, the 2006 Emerald Bowl v UCLA at AT&T Park was insta-classic madness...

& I can't even believe I found an image online...

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While that photo is obviously not game action, it was a west coast day game with similar attributes.

Yes... that was not a very fun time to be a Noles fan, yet I've endured.

To be honest, I've never quite held AT&T Park in the same esteem since.

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I can't find a photo that gives the perspective to which you can tell, but the Bears played at Memorial Stadium at the University of Illinois in Champaign, IL in 2002.

Yeah, it was featured in Madden 03 as the Bears home stadium... saw it once on tv, a ton more while gaming.

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Before the Kings moved into the Forum, they played at their first 2 games at the Long Beach Sports Arena. This picture is from their 2nd game there, also the 2nd in franchise history. They also played 14 games at the LA Sports Arena, but I could not find any good pictures.

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It's kinda diffucult to see, but the Marlins once played a home game at Safeco Field a few years ago. They switched the locations because U2 was having a concert in Miami.

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Would have been neat if the 49ers played at Phone Park for a couple years while building a new stadium at Candlestick instead of decamping to dystopia. Or even split games between SF and Stanford. I hate Lego Stadium.

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Indians playing at Miller Park in 2007 due to snow at Progressive:

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Angels playing at Dodger Stadium from 1962-1965, could not find a photo.

Fantasy turned reality, sorta. Anyone remember the Major League movies? The first one was shot at the old Milwaukee County Stadium, but it was based on the Indians.

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...and to lampshade it, they even played Wild Thing for the Indians closer. :D

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Giants had home games at the Yale Bowl in New Haven CT while the Meadowlands was being built.

Couldn't find a good photo.

They also played at Shea Stadium in 1975

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That year Shea hosted the Mets, Giants, Jets, and NY (AL).

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Giants had home games at the Yale Bowl in New Haven CT while the Meadowlands was being built.

Couldn't find a good photo.

They also played at Shea Stadium in 1975

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That year Shea hosted the Mets, Giants, Jets, and NY (AL).

"Ball on 59"?

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Lakers hosting a playoff game against the Jazz (I think) in Las Vegas due to the riots in LA...

And that previous picture of the battleship basketball game is EPIC.

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Indians playing at Miller Park in 2007 due to snow at Progressive:

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Not the first Indians team to call Milwaukee home.

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