The not-so-old ballpark roared one more time. On Sunday afternoon, 90-degree heat be damned, 47,144 fans who grew up and came of age, just like their baseball club did in this stadium, cheered the meaningless final game of a losing season as if the World Series depended on it.
My first Rangers game at Arlington Stadium was THE first game at Arlington Stadium. My high school friends and I waited patiently for the end of Major League Baseball’s first strike.
When Texans fans file into NRG Stadium on Sunday for the Houston team’s home opener, the smaller venue just east of the 72,000-seat football field will be a nostalgic afterthought to some — and barely noticed by others.
The District plans to tear down the dilapidated RFK Stadium by 2021, a move officials say is driven by a need to save money and not to advance any plans for the Redskins to build a new football stadium there.