Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum


* Address: 3911 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles
* Country: United States
* Capacity: 77,000
* Opened: 1 May 1923
* Main use: American football
* Tenants: USC Trojans (American football)

Extra stadium info – Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

The construction of the stadium, which is also known as The Grand Old Lady, started in 1921. It opened with a capacity of 75,000. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is known as a venue for various events, like American football, baseball, concerts, football, mixed martial arts, motorsport and religious gatherings. It was declared a National Historic Landmark on 27 July 1984, a day before the opening ceremony of the second Games of the Olympiad in California. In 2008, the stadium hosted a baseball match between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox. 115,000 people attended the game, which became a world record for a baseball match. The previous world record was broken in Australia, when 114,000 people showed up for a baseball match in Melbourne.

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