Christy Mathewson–Memorial Stadium

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Christy Mathewson–Memorial Stadium
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Location 701 Moore Avenue
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Owner Bucknell University
Operator Bucknell University
Capacity 13,100 (1989–present)
14,000 (1941–1988)
18,000 (1924–1940)
Surface Field Turf
Construction
Broke ground March 17, 1924[1]
Opened October 18, 1924[2]
Renovated 1960, 1989
Construction cost US$278,000[2]
($3.84 million in 2016 dollars[3])
Architect Carrere & Hastings[2]
General contractor T. J. Foley Co.[2]
Tenants
Bucknell Bison (NCAA) (1924–present)

Christy Mathewson–Memorial Stadium is a 13,100-seat multi-purpose stadium at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Originally built in 1924, the stadium was renovated and renamed in honor of Mathewson in 1989. It is home to the Bucknell Bison football team and the Lewisburg Area High School Green Dragons football team. It is named for Christy Mathewson, a Bucknell alumnus who went on to become a Hall of Fame pitcher for the New York Giants in the early 20th century. Mathewson was on the Walter Camp All-American football team as a kicker while a student at Bucknell.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 Bucknell Bison Football Media Guide" (PDF). Bucknell University Athletic Department. p. 127. Retrieved August 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "1945 Memorial Stadium". Bucknell University. Retrieved August 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Community Development Project. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved November 10, 2015. 

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Coordinates: 40°57′07″N 76°53′07″W / 40.9518715°N 76.8854034°W / 40.9518715; -76.8854034