Olympic Stadium

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Olympic Stadium
Location Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Opened July 17, 1976
Other Names
Tenants CF Montréal (2012-present)
Montreal Alouettes (1976-86, 1996-97, 1998-2013)
Montreal Expos (1977-2004)
Montreal Machine (1991-92)
Montreal Manic (1981-83)

Olympic Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Montreal, Canada, located at Olympic Park in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district of the city. Built in the mid-1970s as the main venue for the 1976 Summer Olympics, it is nicknamed "The Big O," a reference to both its name and to the doughnut-shape of the permanent component of the stadium's roof. It is also disparagingly referred to as "The Big Owe" in reference the astronomical construction costs to the city and of the hosting of the 1976 Olympics as a whole. The tower standing next to the stadium, The Montreal Tower, is the tallest inclined tower in the world with an angle elevation of 45 degrees.

List of credited publications

League Date/Season Team(s) Type
Major League Baseball 1977 Montreal Expos Program
1978 Montreal Expos Program
1979 Montreal Expos Program (1 • 2)
1980 Montreal Expos Program
1981 Montreal Expos vs. Philadelphia Phillies NLDS Program
Montreal Expos vs. Los Angeles Dodgers NLCS Program
July 13, 1982 American League vs. National League Program
1986 Montreal Expos Program
1989 Montreal Expos Program
1990 Montreal Expos Program
1993 Montreal Expos Program
1994 Montreal Expos Program

See also

List of Major League Baseball stadiums

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