Franklin Field Stadiun of the University of Pennsylvania


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Title: Franklin Field Stadiun of the University of Pennsylvania

Author(s): H.T. Campion

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 19

Issue: 1

Appears on pages(s): 215-217

Keywords: none

Date: 1/1/1923

The new stadium of the University of Pennsylvania is located at Franklin Field, which is part of the university grounds. On the west end of the field there is a gymnasium, a beautiful and efficient building designed by Day & Klauder in 1903-and at the time the gymnasium wsa built, wood stands were constructed on the north, east and west sides of the field, and these, with certain temporary stands, has a seating capacity of about 30,000. These stands enclosed a quarter-mile track, a 220-yd. straighaway, baseball diamond and the football field.