Franklin Field

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Franklin Field
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Opened April 20, 1895
Other Names n/a
Tenants Penn Quakers (1895-present)
Philadelphia Bell (1975)
Philadelphia Eagles (1958-70)
Pottstown Firebirds (1968-69)

Franklin Field is an American sports stadium located in Philadelphia at the eastern edge of the University of Pennsylvania's campus. It is the home stadium for the Penn Relays, and is the University of Pennsylvania's stadium for football, track and field, lacrosse and formerly for soccer, field hockey and baseball.

List of credited publications

League Date/Season Team(s) Type
College football November 13, 1909 Penn Quakers vs. Michigan Wolverines Program
October 28, 1950 Penn Quakers vs. Navy Midshipmen Program
National Football League November 26, 1961 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys Program
October 6, 1963 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys Program
December 15, 1963 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Minnesota Vikings Program
December 5, 1965 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys Program
December 19, 1965 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Detroit Lions Program
November 6, 1966 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys Program
October 15, 1967 Philadelphia Eagles vs. San Francisco 49ers Program
October 29, 1967 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys Program
September 29, 1968 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys Program
Atlantic Coast Football League 1969 Pottstown Firebirds vs. Long Island Bulls Program
World Football League August 23, 1975 Philadelphia Bell vs. Memphis Southmen Program

See also

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Ivy League
All Schools Brown Bears • Columbia Lions • Cornell Big Red • Dartmouth Big Green • Harvard Crimson • Penn Quakers • Princeton Tigers • Yale Bulldogs
Basketball Venues
Football Venues Franklin Field • Yale Bowl
FBS Conferences American Athletic Conference • Atlantic Coast Conference • Big 12 Conference • Big Ten Conference • Conference USA • Mid-American Conference • Mountain West Conference • Pac-12 Conference • Southeastern Conference • Sun Belt Conference
FCS Conferences Big Sky Conference • Big South Conference • Colonial Athletic Association • Ivy League • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • Missouri Valley Football Conference • Northeast Conference • Ohio Valley Conference • Patriot League • Pioneer Football League • Southern Conference • Southland Conference • Southwestern Athletic Conference
Other Conferences Current: Big East Conference • West Coast Conference • Western Athletic Conference
Former: Big Eight Conference • Southwest Conference


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


Atlantic Coast Football League
Teams Ansonia Black Knights • Atlanta Spartans • Atlantic City Senators • Baltimore Broncos • Bridgeport Jets • Frankfort Falcon • Harrisburg Capitol-Colts • Hartford Charter Oaks • Hartford Knights • Holyoke Bombers • Indianapolis Capitols • Jersey City Jets • Jersey Giants • Jersey Jays • Jersey Jets • Jersey Tigers • Long Island Bulls • Long Island Chiefs • Mohawk Valley Falcons • Newark Bears • New Bedford Sweepers • New England Colonials • Norfolk Neptunes • Orlando Panthers • Paterson Miners • Pittsburgh Valley Ironmen • Portland Sea Hawks • Pennsylvania Firebirds • Providence Steam Roller • Quincy Giants • Rhode Island Steelers • Richmond Rebels • Richmond Saints • Roanoke Buckskins • Scranton Miners • Scranton Pros • Springfield Acorns • Stamford Golden Bears • Western Massachusetts Pioneers • Westchester Crusaders • Wilmington Clippers/Renegades
Seasons 1962 • 1963 • 1964 • 1965 • 1966 • 1967 • 1968 • 1969 • 1970 • 1971 • 1973
Venues Bush Stadium • Dillon Stadium • Foreman Field • Franklin Field • Hofstra Stadium • Ponce de Leon Park