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Bruce:
For cities with multiple stadiums in close proximity, these seem to be a rather challenging thing to plan around.

Seattle has had some actual cross-promotions between the Sounders and Mariners where fans get a bonus gift for going to both games. They're also allowed to play simultaneously because attendance is capped at 45K for both teams. The Seahawks normally don't participate since their STHs have reserved spaces in the Mariners parking garage.

LA will have a rather important one on Saturday: the MLS Cup final at 1 pm and UCLA-Cal at 7 pm, both at stadiums in Expo Park. As a result, there is no parking for the MLS Cup.

Big John:
When the Ravens won the Super Bowl, they were slated to play at home on a Thursday.  One problem was the Orioles had a game at that time.  The solution was to make the Orioles move the game to the afternoon, but the O's refused to play nice.  The Ravens were set to play Denver.  As there was no resolution, the football game was moved to Denver.

jeffandnicole:
In Philly, where Citizens Bank Park (Phillies), Lincoln Financial Field (Eagles) and the Wells Fargo Center (Sixers, Flyers, most concerts) are right across the street from each other, a (pro) baseball game and a (pro) football game are not permitted to take place at the same time.

Baseball and Hockey/Basketball/Concerts at the same time are permitted.

Some of this has to do with parking.  The entire complex is basically sized to fit fans going to the 69,000 seat Linc.  If there's a Phillies game (45k) and Wells Fargo Event (20k) at the same time, there's still enough parking to hold both events.

The closest this became to being an issue was during the 2008 baseball playoffs, when there was an Eagles game at 1, and the Phillies game at 8.

Last month, there was Phillies NLCS game, Temple Football game, and a Smashing Pumpkins concert occurring at the same time in the complex, but so few people attend Temple games, and the Smashing Pumpkins didn't exactly sell out the Center, so those 2 events barely made a dent in available parking.

SectorZ:

--- Quote from: Big John on November 01, 2022, 06:28:36 PM ---When the Ravens won the Super Bowl, they were slated to play at home on a Thursday.  One problem was the Orioles had a game at that time.  The solution was to make the Orioles move the game to the afternoon, but the O's refused to play nice.  The Ravens were set to play Denver.  As there was no resolution, the football game was moved to Denver.

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That sounds like a Peter Angelos thing to happen.

NWI_Irish96:

--- Quote from: Bruce on November 01, 2022, 06:19:07 PM ---For cities with multiple stadiums in close proximity, these seem to be a rather challenging thing to plan around.

Seattle has had some actual cross-promotions between the Sounders and Mariners where fans get a bonus gift for going to both games. They're also allowed to play simultaneously because attendance is capped at 45K for both teams. The Seahawks normally don't participate since their STHs have reserved spaces in the Mariners parking garage.

LA will have a rather important one on Saturday: the MLS Cup final at 1 pm and UCLA-Cal at 7 pm, both at stadiums in Expo Park. As a result, there is no parking for the MLS Cup.

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When did UCLA switch from the Rose Bowl to the Coliseum?

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