Stanford Field

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Stanford Field
Stanford Field.png
Big Game (rugby) between Stanford and California on Stanford Field, c. 1913
Location Stanford, California
Owner Stanford University
Capacity 15,000
Opened 1905
Closed 1921
Stanford University Football (NCAA) (1905-1921)

Stanford Field was an outdoor football stadium on the campus of Stanford University in Stanford, California. It served as the home field for the Stanford football and rugby teams from 1905 to 1921.

The first game at the field was the Big Game between Stanford and Cal on November 11, 1905, with Stanford winning 12–5.[1] In 1921, the team moved to the new 60,000 seat Stanford Stadium.[2]


  1. ^ Migdol, Gary (1997). Stanford: Home of Champions. Champaign, Illinois: Sports Publishing LLC. p. 34. ISBN 1-57167-116-1. Retrieved November 10, 2010. 
  2. ^ "San Francisco Football Stadiums" (PDF). College Football Historical Society. XV (II): 6. February 2002.