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Illinois Field
LocationChampaign, Illinois
OwnerUniversity of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
OperatorUniversity of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Capacity17,000
Opened1884
Closed1987
Tenants
Illinois Fighting Illini football (1890–1922)
Illinois Fighting Illini baseball (?–1987)
Big Ten Baseball Tournament (1982)

Illinois Field was a stadium in Champaign, Illinois. It hosted the Illinois Fighting Illini football team until they moved to the Memorial Stadium in 1923 and the school's baseball team until they moved to the current Illinois Field in 1988. The stadium held 17,000 people at its peak.[1]

Events

The field hosted the 1982 Big Ten Conference Baseball Tournament, won by Minnesota.[2]

References

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