Faurot Field Past and Present: A Unique History

Posted by Eric Hobbs on August-3-2009 Add Comments

Every college football stadium is filled with history and tradition, but the Missouri Tigers’ home field has seen more abnormalities than perhaps any other in the country, dating back to the 1920s.


In 1921, the University of Missouri decided it wanted to honor 112 alumni and students who had given their lives in World War I. Designs for a Memorial Union and a Memorial Stadium were drawn up for the Mizzou campus.


Ground was broken for the Memorial Stadium in De...

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