Tomorrow afternoon, the Kansas State Wildcats will take on the Syracuse Orange in the Pinstripe Bowl. Although the game itself features two middle-of-the-road ball clubs with matching 7-5 records, many fans will be tuning in solely for the venue.
As the name may indicate, the Pinstripe Bowl is being played in Yankee Stadium and will mark the first time a bowl game has taken place in New York since the Gotham Bowl in the old Yankee Stadium back in 1962.
The Winter Classic (a hockey game played in a unique setting—this year at Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field) has generated substantial buzz for the NHL while the outdoor hockey game between Michigan and Michigan State drew 113,411 fans.
I’m a huge supporter of one-of-a-kind sporting experiences and love the idea of playing more bowl games in alternative venues. So without further ado, I present a list of ideas for cool bowl game venues.