102. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

One of the great Los Angeles landmarks is Memorial Coliseum. The coliseum was first commissioned in , and completed in 1923. The original seating capacity more than 75,000 seats, and was built as memorial to World War I veterans. It has been rededicated as a memorial for all American from all wars. It is a historic stadium, arguably the most famous outdoor sports arena in country. Los Angeles was picked by the International Committee to host the 1932 Olympics. The city realized the stadium was too small, and began major renovation. It is the only stadium to hosted two modern Olympic games in the world, it is much more than that.

The coliseum also played host to other major league sporting . It was the site of the 1959 World between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Chicago Sox. It played host to the original Super game in 1967 between the Green Bay Packers the Kansas City Chiefs. The game was not the Super Bowl at the time. It was as the First AFL-NFL World Championship Game. It what is now the largest annual sporting event the country, if not the world. Baseball was during those years, and was, and is still the Great American Pastime.

The stadium is home the University of Southern California Trojan football team, is one of the most historic college teams the history of the sport. It also was home field of the UCLA Bruin football team a number of years. In 1984, the city Los Angeles and the Coliseum played host to XXIII Olympic Games, becoming the only stadium to that honor. The stadium has played host to Cup games, boxing matches, and countless concerts, and events. It is an American tradition that lives today.
   




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