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Thread: A piece of Neyland Stadium
11-15-2012, 10:11 PM #1
A piece of Neyland StadiumShields-Watkins Field at Neyland Stadium was a turf playing surface from 1968-1993. In 1989, the turf checkerboards were added. After the last home game of the 1993 season, the turf was removed and sold. If my math is correct, the Tennessee Volunteers went 29-4 on these checkerboards.
11-15-2012, 10:14 PM #2
That is a really cool piece!Currently Collecting: 2000 Upper Deck Legends football autos (56/68 - 82% complete) and Steeler HOF autos
11-15-2012, 10:16 PM #3
Thanks! The checkerboards now join the green playing surface piece. The green piece is roughly 4 inches by 4 inches.
My uncle had framed checkerboards in his house. I always had to look at them and touch them when we would visit for the holidays. Here is an original brochure about them:
11-22-2012, 08:36 AM #4
That's awesome! I love unique items like those.
11-22-2012, 01:40 PM #5
Very unique piece to have in your collection.Collecting:
Maurice Jones-Drew, Ryan Moats, Bernard Pierce, Margus Hunt & Green Bay Packers game used
Maurice Jones-Drew - Different: 901/3118 Total: 1143
Ryan Moats - Different: 173/366
11-26-2012, 10:28 PM #6
11-28-2012, 02:00 PM #7
Unique addition to your collection.
11-30-2012, 12:05 PM #8