RFK Stadium

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RFK Stadium
Location Washington, D.C.
Opened October 1, 1961
Closed 2019
Demolished TBD
Other Names D.C. Stadium (1961-69)
Tenants D.C. United (1996-2017)
Washington Nationals (2005-07)
Washington Redskins (1961-96)
Washington Federals (1983-84)
Washington Senators (1962-71)

Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, commonly known as RFK Stadium, is a defunct multi-purpose stadium in Washington, D.C. It is located about two miles (3 km) due east of the U.S. Capitol building, near the west bank of the Anacostia River and next to the D.C. Armory. Opened in 1961, it was owned by the federal government until 1986.

List of credited publications

League Date/Season Team(s) Type
National Football League October 4, 1964 Washington Redskins vs. St. Louis Cardinals Program
August 3, 1966 Washington Redskins vs. Baltimore Colts Program
November 27, 1966 Washington Redskins vs. New York Giants Program
December 14, 1969 Washington Redskins vs. New Orleans Saints Program
September 12, 1970 Washington Redskins vs. Baltimore Colts Program
November 22, 1970 Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys Program
August 11, 1972 Washington Redskins vs. Denver Broncos Program
December 31, 1972 Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys Program
August 25, 1973 Washington Redskins vs. Baltimore Colts Program
November 18, 1973 Washington Redskins vs. Baltimore Colts Program
January 8, 1983 Washington Redskins vs. Detroit Lions Postseason Program
January 22, 1983 Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys Postseason Program
November 7, 1993 Washington Redskins vs. Indianapolis Colts Program
November 6, 1994 Washington Redskins vs. San Francisco 49ers Program
September 29, 1996 Washington Redskins vs. New York Jets Program
Major League Baseball April 14, 2005 Washington Nationals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Program
CONCACAF Champions League October 1, 2008 D.C. United vs. Cruz Azul Program
March 4, 2015 D.C. United vs. Alajuelense Program
Soccer July 15, 2016 D.C. United vs. Southampton Program
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United States Football League
1983 Teams Arizona Wranglers • Birmingham Stallions • Boston Breakers • Chicago Blitz • Denver Gold • Los Angeles Express • Michigan Panthers • New Jersey Generals • Oakland Invaders • Philadelphia Stars • Tampa Bay Bandits • Washington Federals
1984 Teams Arizona Wranglers • Birmingham Stallions • Chicago Blitz • Denver Gold • Houston Gamblers • Jacksonville Bulls • Los Angeles Express • Memphis Showboats • Michigan Panthers • New Jersey Generals • New Orleans Breakers • Oakland Invaders • Oklahoma Outlaws • Philadelphia Stars • Pittsburgh Maulers • San Antonio Gunslingers • Tampa Bay Bandits • Washington Federals
1985 Teams Arizona Outlaws • Baltimore Stars • Birmingham Stallions • Denver Gold • Houston Gamblers • Jacksonville Bulls • Los Angeles Express • Memphis Showboats • New Jersey Generals • Oakland Invaders • Orlando Renegades • Portland Breakers • San Antonio Gunslingers • Tampa Bay Bandits
Seasons 1983 • 1984 • 1985
Venues Alamo Stadium • Gator Bowl • Giants Stadium • Legion Field • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Nickerson Field • Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum • RFK Stadium • Soldier Field • Tampa Stadium • Veterans Stadium
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