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The Cathedrals
DICK FRIEDMAN
August 22, 2012
The stadiums of the Pac-12—the most worshipped spots on campus—blend tradition and scenery, sound and feasts to keep fans making their sweet pilgrimages, time and again
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August 22, 2012

The Cathedrals

The stadiums of the Pac-12—the most worshipped spots on campus—blend tradition and scenery, sound and feasts to keep fans making their sweet pilgrimages, time and again

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STANFORD CARDINAL STANFORD STADIUM

CAPACITY 50,000

FIRST GAME Sept. 16, 2006 Navy 37, Stanford 9

FIRST-GAME ATTENDANCE 44,022

SIGNATURE FEATURE Decreased capacity (down from 85,000) and intimate atmosphere

PATRON SAINT '20s star Ernie Nevers

INDELIBLE MOMENT Against Notre Dame on Nov. 28, 2009, running back Toby Gerhart rushed for 205 yards and three TDs and threw for another in a 45--38 win over Notre Dame. Said ABC's Brent Musburger, "I don't think I've seen [a] better [performance]."

COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE The Stanford Tree is not the mascot but a nod to the city of Palo Alto's logo.

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