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Nickerson Field

College Stadium
Allston, Boston
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  • Sigma Kappa BU
    "We cheer on our intramural flag football team here on Thursdays!"(2 Tips)
    Takuo U.
    "where teams like the Boston Cannons and the Boston Braves"(2 Tips)
    BU FYI Student Blog
    "groups like Quidditch and Ultimate Frisbee practice"(2 Tips)
    Boston University Panhellenic Council
    "BU athletics"(2 Tips)
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  • Boston University
    Boston UniversityDecember 18, 2012
    On September 10, 1981, BU Women's cross country coach, Joan Benoit, worked out at Nickerson Field. She became the first-ever women's Olympic marathon champion at the 1984 games in Los Angeles.
  • Boston University
    Boston UniversityJuly 3, 2012
    On April 17, 1962, a powder puff football team discussed strategy on the sidelines with coaches. Obviously the game plan included confusing the other team by wearing multiple numbers.
  • Boston University
    Boston UniversityJuly 3, 2012
    On April 2, 1953, arrows were being shot toward the beloved "Jury Box" bleacher section below the right field scoreboard, where the most boisterous Braves fans used to sit.
  • Dean Elmore
    Dean ElmoreMay 19, 2013
    Hey, don't tell your friends and loved ones to meet you at the Harry Agganis statue! Everybody does that. Pick a new place - and not at Cane's!
  • HISTORY
    HISTORYMarch 31, 2010
    This field was once home to Boston's other Major League team: the Braves who took the name in 1912. Part of the stadium's concrete wall still stands. The Braves moved to Atlanta in 1966 & remain there
  • BU FYI Student Blog
    BU FYI Student BlogMarch 7, 2012
    Catch a game or two at BU's athletic field. Besides our NCAA teams, groups like Quidditch and Ultimate Frisbee practice here.
  • Dean Elmore
    Dean ElmoreMay 19, 2013
    When you consider all caps, gowns, and tassels on the field, you could have 80 different looks/combos for your ensemble
  • BU Quidditch
    BU QuidditchApril 11, 2012
    You can find the Quidditch team constantly on Nickerson practicing to dominate in World Cup!
  • Boston University
    Boston UniversityAugust 24, 2010
    Nickerson Field was formerly Braves Field, home for the National League Boston Braves. They played the longest baseball game in history there versus the Brooklyn Dodgers. It lasted 26 innings.
  • Boston University Panhellenic Council
    Catch a season game or come out for Greek night to support BU athletics with your sisters!
  • Boston University
    Boston UniversityDecember 18, 2012
    On November 8, 1997, BU played its final football game on Nickerson, defeating UMass, 33-8 in a driving rain.
  • Sigma Kappa BU
    Sigma Kappa BUOctober 15, 2012
    We cheer on our intramural flag football team here on Thursdays!
  • Kappa Sigma Boston University
    Kappa Sig and Gamma Phi Beta host Kick for a Cure every fall semester at Nickerson Field!
  • Ben F.
    Ben FederMay 19, 2013
    Amazing stadium to graduate in.
  • Luis G.
    Luis GarciaMay 20, 2012
    It's hot sitting here during the day.
  • Takuo U.
    Takuo UrushiharaNovember 28, 2009
    Play soccer/sports on the field where teams like the Boston Cannons and the Boston Braves used to play!
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