Tackle Joe Brown,
* Originally on the walkway around Veterans Stadium until it was torn down in 2004. The last picture is from the original location.
Veterans Stadium was home to the Eagles from 1971 through
two playoff games in January 2003. Biggest of their 11
playoff games at the Vet was a 20-7 win over the bitter
rival Dallas Cowboys in the NFC Championship game before
70,696 roaring fans, January 11, 1981.
The Vet was home to another pro football team, the
Philadelphia Stars, of the United States Football League.
The Stars played there during the 1983 and 1984 USFL seasons.
Included was one playoff game in their initial season.
Seventeen times the Army/Navy college football classic
was played at the Vet. The stadium was home to Temple University
football, 1974-2002. Among other college teams that made their
appearances at the Vet were Notre Dame, Penn State, BYU, Villanova,
Florida A&M, Howard University and Delaware State.
* North side of Pattison, East of Broad.
* 39.905440,-75.172125 [map]
* On the South Broad tour
* Exhibits: Athletic,
* See also:
+wikipedia.org Joe Brown page