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Arlington Stadium 1965 - 1994

The stadium was built in 1965 as Turnpike Stadium, a minor league ballpark seating 10,000 people named for the nearby Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike (Interstate-30 aka Tom Landry Highway). The Fort Worth Cats of the Texas League moved there as the Dallas-Fort Worth Spurs, and played there for the next seven years, setting many Texas League attendance records, especially after it expanded to 20,500 seats in 1970. In 1971, the Washington Senators, moved to Texas and called Arlington Stadium their home until 1994. 

 

By Tom Hannon
Arlington Stadium 1965 - 1994

Arlington Stadium 1965 - 1994

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