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Encyclopedia > Skelly Field at H.A. Champan Stadium
Skelly Field at H.A. Champan Stadium
Location S Florence & E 8th
Tulsa, OK 74104
Broke ground May 11, 1930
Opened October 4, 1930
Owner University of Tulsa
Operator University of Tulsa
Surface FieldTurf
Construction cost $275,000 (approximate, original)
Former names
Skelly Field (1930-1947)
Skelly Stadium (1947-2007)
Tenants
Tulsa Golden Hurricane (football)
Capacity
35,542

Skelly Field at H.A. Champan Stadium is an American football stadium located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It is primarily the home of the Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team. The stadium is named for its primary benefactor, William Skelly. Downtown Tulsa Tulsa is the second-largest city in Oklahoma. ... The University of Tulsa is a private, comprehensive university awarding bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... The wide plain of FieldTurf used at Torontos Rogers Centre was installed after the 2004 baseball season. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Telstra Stadium in Sydney, Australia is capable of being converted from a rectangular rugby football field to an oval for cricket and Australian rules football games This article is about the building type. ... Nickname: Oil Capital of the World, Americas Most Beautiful City Location in the state of Oklahoma Coordinates: Country United States State Oklahoma Counties Tulsa, Osage, Wagoner, Rogers  - Mayor Kathy Taylor (D) Area    - City 483. ... The University of Tulsa is a private, comprehensive university awarding bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ...


Skelly Field (as it was known until 1947) was built in 1930 as a 14,500-seat stadium and was enlarged twice. In 1947, the north stands were added, and it was renamed Skelly Stadium (as it would be known until 2007). In 1965, the track was removed, the field was lowered, the west stands were expanded and the south stands were added, bringing the total capacity to 40,385 seats. In February of 2005, the north stands were demolished to make way for the new Case Athletic Complex. The new seating capacity is 35,542. For thirty years, from 1938 to 1968, the stadium was owned by the Tulsa Public Schools. The University had traded the lease of the stadium in exchange for two buildings to be added to campus. Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link is to a full 1930 calendar). ...


The stadium, located on historic U.S. Route 66, hosted the Oklahoma Outlaws of the USFL in 1984. Skelly was once the principal home field for two American football legends -- future NFL Hall-of-Famer (and later U.S. Congressman) Steve Largent when he played for the University of Tulsa and Doug Williams of the Oklahoma Outlaws, who later was a Super Bowl MVP for the Washington Redskins. The stadium was also home to the Tulsa Roughnecks of the North American Soccer League in the 1970s and 1980s. This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Arizona Outlaws were a professional American football team that played in the United States Football League in the mid 1980s. ... The United States Football League was a professional American football league that played three seasons between 1983 and 1985, in the process presenting the rival National Football League with its greatest competitor since the 1960s version of the American Football League. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Stephen Michael Largent (born September 28, 1954 in Miamisburg, Ohio) is a retired football player, enshrined in the NFL Hall of Fame, and a former U.S. Congressman, having served in the U.S. House of Representatives for Oklahoma from 1994 until 2002. ... Douglas Lee Williams (born July 28, 1955 in Zachary, Louisiana) is a well-known American football quarterback. ... The Super Bowl MVP, or Super Bowl Most Valuable Player, is an award given at the conclusion of the Super Bowl, the National Football Leagues championship game, to the player deemed to have made the most significant positive impact on the outcome of the game. ... City Landover, Maryland Other nicknames The Skins Team colors Burgundy and Gold and White Head Coach Joe Gibbs Owner Dan Snyder Fight song Hail to the Redskins League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1932–present) Eastern Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference (1953-1969) Capitol Division (1967... // NASL The Tulsa Roughnecks (1979-1984) were a North American Soccer League team from Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... North American Soccer League or (NASL) was a professional soccer league with teams in the United States and Canada that operated from 1968 to 1984. ...


On April 26, 2007 it was reported that, with stadium renovation underway, it will be known as Skelly Field at H.A. Champan Stadium, after the primary benefactor of the renovarion project. [1] April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (117th in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ...


External link

  • Skelly Stadium from TulsaHurricane.com
University of Tulsa

Academics The University of Tulsa is a private, comprehensive university awarding bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... The University of Tulsa is a private, comprehensive university awarding bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ...

Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences • College of Business Administration • College of Engineering and Natural Sciences • College of Law • Graduate School • Division of Continuing Education • University School University of Tulsa College of Law is a private law school in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ...

Athletics The University of Tulsa is a private, comprehensive university awarding bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ...

Golden HurricaneConference USASkelly Field at H.A. Champan StadiumReynolds CenterHurricane Soccer & Track Stadium • Michael D. Case Tennis Center • Softball Field • Golden Hurricane basketball • Reynolds Rowdies • Mayor’s Cup • Captain Cane • Hurricane Fight Song • Tulsa Alma Mater The University of Tulsa is a private, comprehensive university awarding bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... Conference USA, officially abbreviated C-USA, is a college athletic conference whose member institutions are located within the Southern United States. ... Reynolds Center is a 8,355-seat multi-purpose arena in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... The Hurricane Track and Soccer Stadium on the campus of the University of Tulsa Hurricane Soccer & Track Stadium is a stadium in Tulsa, Oklahoma on the campus of the University of Tulsa. ... The Mayors Cup is the name of the basketball rivalry between crosstown rivals the University of Tulsa and Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... The University of Tulsa is a private, comprehensive university awarding bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ...

Student Life Student Life is the university ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ in Australia and New Zealand. ...

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