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The Cathedrals
DICK FRIEDMAN
August 21, 2012
The stadiums of the Big Ten—the most worshipped spots on campus—blend tradition, smart details and a homey atmosphere to keep fans making their pilgrimages, time and again
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August 21, 2012

The Cathedrals

The stadiums of the Big Ten—the most worshipped spots on campus—blend tradition, smart details and a homey atmosphere to keep fans making their pilgrimages, time and again

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INDELIBLE MOMENT Due to the collapse of the Metrodome's roof, the Minnesota Vikings' Monday Night Football game against the Chicago Bears was held in the Gopher Hole in 2010. It was the Vikings' first outdoor home game in 29 years.

COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE TCF Bank is the most recent FBS stadium built from scratch, following Stanford's in 2006.

PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS

BEAVER STADIUM

CAPACITY 106,572

FIRST GAME Sept. 17, 1960 Penn State 20, Boston University 0

FIRST-GAME ATTENDANCE 22,559

MOST RECENT RENOVATION 2001

SIGNATURE FEATURE Nittany Lion Shrine

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