Downing Stadium

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Downing Stadium
Location New York City, New York
Opened July 11, 1936
Closed 2002
Demolished 2002
Other Names Triborough Stadium
Randall's Island Stadium
Tenants Brooklyn Dodgers (CoFL) (1966)
New York Stars (1974)

Downing Stadium was a 22,000-seat stadium in New York City. It was renamed Downing Stadium in 1955 after John J. Downing, a director at the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. It was demolished in 2002 and the current Icahn Stadium was built on the site.

List of credited publications

League Date/Season Team(s) Type
Continental Football League August 15, 1966 Brooklyn Dodgers vs. Hartford Charter Oaks Program
August 27, 1966 Brooklyn Dodgers vs. Orlando Panthers Program
September 24, 1966 Brooklyn Dodgers vs. Philadelphia Bulldogs Program
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World Football League
1974 Teams Birmingham Americans • New York Stars/Charlotte Hornets • Chicago Fire • Detroit Wheels • Florida Blazers • The Hawaiians • Jacksonville Sharks • Memphis Southmen • Philadelphia Bell • Portland Storm • Houston Texans / Shreveport Steamer • Southern California Sun
1975 Teams Birmingham Vulcans • Charlotte Hornets • Chicago Winds • The Hawaiians • Jacksonville Express • Memphis Southmen • Philadelphia Bell • Portland Thunder • San Antonio Wings • Shreveport Steamer • Southern California Sun
Venues Alamo Stadium • Aloha Stadium • American Legion Memorial Stadium • Anaheim Stadium • Astrodome • Civic Stadium • Downing Stadium • Franklin Field • Gator Bowl • Independence Stadium • Legion Field • Memphis Memorial Stadium • Rynearson Stadium • Soldier Field
Related Gary Davidson • League publications • 1974 WFL season • 1975 WFL season


Continental Football League
Teams Brooklyn Dodgers/Akron Vulcans • Alabama Hawks • Arkansas Diamonds • Charleston Rockets • Chicago Owls • Dallas Rockets • Eugene Bombers • Fort Worth Braves • Hartford Charter Oaks • Indianapolis Capitols • Jersey Jays • Long Beach Admirals • Mexico Golden Aztecs • Michigan Arrows/Tri-City Apollos • Fort Wayne Warriors/Montreal Beavers • Newark Bears/Orlando Panthers • Norfolk Neptunes • Ohio Valley Ironmen • Oklahoma Thunderbirds • Oklahoma City Plainsmen • Omaha Mustangs • Orange County Ramblers • Philadelphia Bulldogs • Portland Loggers • Quad-Cities Raiders/Las Vegas Cowboys • Rhode Island Indians • Richmond Rebels • Sacramento Buccaneers/Capitols • San Antonio Toros • San Jose Apaches • Seattle Rangers • Texarkana Titans • Toronto Rifles • Victoria Steelers/Spokane Shockers • West Texas Rufneks
Seasons 1965 • 1966 • 1967 • 1968 • 1969
Venues Anaheim Stadium • Autostade • Bethel Park • Bush Stadium • City Stadium • Dillon Stadium • Downing Stadium • Foreman Field • Hughes Stadium • Joe Albi Stadium • Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium • Laidley Field • Memorial Stadium • Roffino Stadium • Rubber Bowl • Soldier Field • War Memorial Stadium
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