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Lambeau Field

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by psveindhoven, Jun 8, 2009.

  1. psveindhoven

    psveindhoven Cheesehead

    Nov 24, 2007
    Who has pictures or videos of our stadium?


    will have a complete NFL section soon. When was the stadium inaugurated?
  2. PWT

    PWT Cheesehead

    Jan 23, 2009
    On Sept .29, 1957, the Packers player the first game in new City Stadium. The opponent were the Chicago Bears, which the Packers defeated the Bears 21-17 before a crowd of 32,132. Capacity of the new City Stadium was 32,150. There were 18 no shows. The cost of building the new stadium in 1957 was $960,000.

    In 1965, new City Stadium was renamed Lambeau Field, in honor of the Packer's founder Earl" Curly "Lambeau (1919-1948). Curly Lambeau died on June 1, 1965 at the age of 65.

    On Sept. 7 ,2003, the first game played at completely renovated Lambeau Field was between the Mn Vikings and the Packers, which was won by the Vikings 30-25.
    The attendence at that game was 70,505.

    The cost of complete renovation of Lambeau Field in 2003 was $295M.

    Any questions a poster has on this topic -Lambeau field or any have questions concerning the Green Bay Packers in the present or in the past, I will try to answer your questions under this topic.


    PWT (Phil) born and raised in GB. Now live in Green Bay suburb of DePere, which is located 5 miles south of Lambeau Field
  3. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

    Mar 6, 2005

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