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Memorial Stadium

Memorial Stadium then and now. [Left] Rendering of the stadium from the 1925 Savitar (Courtesy of the UMC Archives) [Right] The stadium as seen today
Date designed: 1925
Date constructed: 1926
Date of dedication: November 20, 1926
Architectural consultant: Jamieson & Spearl
Alternate Name: Faurot Field
Named in honor of those Missouri students that died in World War I. In 1972 the playing field was named for Don Faurot, former head football coach (1935-1956).
For more information on the history of Memorial Stadium, please see the online exhibit hosted by

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Last updated: Tuesday, October 24, 2006