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Yale Bowl: Beginning of the Bowls

There was a time when enormous sporting venues were called bowls, describing their rounded shape, rather than named “Park” or “Stadium” or “Field.” Ignore the 19th century’s Baker Bowl (a diamond-shaped ballpark in Philadelphia) and give full credit to the trailblazing Yale Bowl, opened for play in 1914 with oval dimensions that fit over 70,000 […]

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