St. Louis Arena

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St. Louis Arena
Location St. Louis, Missouri
Opened September 23, 1929
Closed May 23, 1994
Demolished February 27, 1999
Other Names Checkerdome (1977-83)
Tenants St. Louis Blues (1967-94)
Saint Louis Billikens (1968-79, 1991-94)
Spirits of St. Louis (1974-76)

St. Louis Arena was an indoor arena in St. Louis, Missouri. The country's second-largest indoor entertainment venue when it opened in 1929, it was home to the St. Louis Blues and other sports franchises. The arena sat across I-64 from Forest Park's Aviation Field.

List of credited publications

League Date/Season Team(s) Type
National Hockey League October 11, 1967 St. Louis Blues vs. Minnesota North Stars Program
1969-70 St. Louis Blues vs. Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Finals Program
American Basketball Association 1974-75 Spirits of St. Louis Program

See also

List of National Hockey League venues

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American Basketball Association
Teams ABA league publications • Denver Nuggets • The Floridians • Indiana Pacers • Kentucky Colonels • Memphis Sounds • New York Nets • Pittsburgh Condors • San Antonio Spurs • San Diego Sails • Spirits of St. Louis • Utah Stars • Virginia Squires
Seasons 1967-68 • 1968-69 • 1969-70 • 1970-71 • 1971-72 • 1972-73 • 1973-74 • 1974-75 • 1975-76
Venues Civic Arena • Dallas Memorial Auditorium • Denver Auditorium Arena • Freedom Hall • Golden Hall • Hampton Roads Coliseum • Island Garden • Indiana State Fairgrounds Coliseum • Long Island Arena • Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena • McNichols Sports Arena • Metropolitan Sports Center • Mid-South Coliseum • Moody Coliseum • Salt Palace • St. Louis Arena
Related Gary Davidson • ABA All-Star Games • Cage Stars