What stadium did the first Super Bowl plays?

January 28, 2019 Off By idswater

What stadium did the first Super Bowl plays?

the Los Angeles Coliseum
Super Bowl I took place on January 15, 1967, and included the NFL’s Green Bay Packers against the AFL’s Kansas City Chiefs. The game was held at the Los Angeles Coliseum, and even though ticket prices averaged just $12, it was the only Super Bowl that didn’t sell out.

Will the Super Bowl be played in a domed stadium?

Traditionally, the NFL does not award Super Bowls to stadiums that are located in climates less than 50°F unless the field is completely covered by a dome, or more lately, a retractable roof. Only three Super Bowls have been played in northern cities.

Where did the first Super Bowl take place?

Los Angeles
On January 15, 1967, the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL) smash the American Football League (AFL)’s Kansas City Chiefs, 35-10, in the first-ever AFL-NFL World Championship, later known as Super Bowl I, at Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles.

Has it ever snowed during the Superbowl?

ANY SNOW DURING THE SUPER BOWL? Given most games have either been in the south or in domes, it has actually never snowed during a Super Bowl. Though, there was a close call when over 8 inches of snow fell the Monday following Super Bowl 48 played in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

What was the first stadium to host the Super Bowl?

Its pitched roof slides down sloped tracks, supported by large metal trusses on either side, while external walls are clad in terracotta-coloured panels that add to the industrial aesthetic. Back in 1967, the pastel-toned Memorial Coliseum was the first stadium to host the Super Bowl, and did the honours again for the seventh edition.

When was the last time the Super Bowl was at the Superdome?

The NFL has hosted seven Super Bowls at the Superdome, most recently Super Bowl XLVII in 2013. The Superdome is scheduled to host its eighth Super Bowl in 2025. The 1976 Pro Bowl was held at the Superdome on Monday, January 26, 1976.

What was the name of the Super Bowl in 1967?

Tampa Stadium, which had been around since 1967, hosted Super Bowl XVIII and XXV; Stanford Stadium set the scene for Super Bowl XIX; San Diego’s Jack Murphy Stadium welcomed in Super Bowl XXII; and the 49ers and Bengals met up again (in another classic) at Miami’s Pro Player Stadium for Super Bowl XXIII. Super Bowl XXVI moved back up north.

What was the attendance for Super Bowl XIV?

After cycling through again — the Orange Bowl for Super Bowl XIII, the Rose Bowl (with an attendance of 103,985) for Super Bowl XIV, and the Superdome once more for XV — the Detroit Lions’ Pontiac Silverdome received its first and only opportunity. It was a memorable one.

Its pitched roof slides down sloped tracks, supported by large metal trusses on either side, while external walls are clad in terracotta-coloured panels that add to the industrial aesthetic. Back in 1967, the pastel-toned Memorial Coliseum was the first stadium to host the Super Bowl, and did the honours again for the seventh edition.

Why was the Astrodome not allowed to host the Super Bowl?

Perhaps the main reason the Dome was shunned from hosting the Super Bowl was the same reason as the Astrodome: small capacity. The home ground of Penn State’s football team and Joe Paterno, the stadium first opened in 1960. It is ranked only behind Michigan Stadium as the largest stadium in the U.S. and fourth-largest in the world.

Tampa Stadium, which had been around since 1967, hosted Super Bowl XVIII and XXV; Stanford Stadium set the scene for Super Bowl XIX; San Diego’s Jack Murphy Stadium welcomed in Super Bowl XXII; and the 49ers and Bengals met up again (in another classic) at Miami’s Pro Player Stadium for Super Bowl XXIII. Super Bowl XXVI moved back up north.

Why was there never a Super Bowl in Houston?

Even when Houston hosted Super Bowl VIII, the game was played at Rice Stadium, not the Astrodome. Probably because of the dome’s small capacity. (Only more than 50,000 before expansion in the 1980s.) Home of a team with one of the NFL’s proudest traditions, Lambeau has never hosted the Super Bowl due to one thing: weather.