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2355 North Main Street  Walnut Creek  California  94596  USA 

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Visitor's Guide: Berkeley

California Memorial Stadium

Historic Home of the Golden Bears
  • 76 Canyon Road 
  • Berkeley,  CA  94704
  • Phone: +1 510 642 4048/+1 8
  • Fax: +1 510 643 1912
  • Web: http://www.calbears.com  
  • Neighborhood: Campus
  • Category: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Accessible for persons with disabilities: yes

Description

Located on the campus of the University of California Berkeley, California Memorial Stadium hosted its first game in 1923, and has remained the home of the California Golden Bears football team ever since. Added to the US National Register of Historic Places in 2006, the stadium underwent a major renovation after the 2010 season to update the facilities and make the complex seismically safe, which was especially important because it lies directly on the active Hayward Fault. Seating up to 63,000 spectators, the stadium is named in memory of all Californians who lost their lives in World War I. For those not wanting to pay for a ticket, games can be seen for free (albeit at a considerable distance) on Tightwad Hill, located on the eastern side of the stadium. One of the most famous plays in college football history, known simply as "The Play," took place here during The Big Game versus Stanford University in 1982.

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