New Beaver Field

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New Beaver Field
Full name New Beaver Field
Location University Park, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°47′48″N 77°52′11″W / 40.79667°N 77.86972°W / 40.79667; -77.86972Coordinates: 40°47′48″N 77°52′11″W / 40.79667°N 77.86972°W / 40.79667; -77.86972
Owner Penn State University
Operator Penn State University
Capacity 30,000
Opened 1909
Closed 1959
Penn State Nittany Lions football (1909-1959)

New Beaver Field was a stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania. It hosted the Penn State University Nittany Lions football team until they moved to Beaver Stadium in 1960 which today holds over 100,000 fans. The stadium held 30,000 people at its peak and was opened in 1909. The stadium is named after James A. Beaver, who was a governor of Pennsylvania and a member of the school's board of trustees.

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