Stadium History
Cotton Bowl  1960-1962
Location:  Texas State Fairgrounds - Dallas, TX
Preseason Record:  1-0-0 (1.000)
Regular Season Record:  15-6-0 (.714)
Postseason Record:  0-0-0 (.000)
All Games:  16-6-0 (.727)
Capacity:  75,504  (1962 - Final Season)
Construction Data:  Opened - 1923
Upper Deck Added - 1948-49

The Cotton Bowl served as the home of the American Football League's Dallas Texans from 1960-62 before the franchise moved to Kansas City in 1963 and became known as the Chiefs.  The Texans shared the stadium with the NFL's expansion Dallas Cowboys. The facility served until 1999 as a home field for Southern Methodist University, the alma mater of Chiefs Founder Lamar Hunt.  The Texans final contest in the Cotton Bowl was a 26-17 win over the San Diego Chargers on December 16, 1962, before a sparse crowd of 18,384 fans.  The Texans would win a 20-17 double-overtime thriller the next week at Houston to capture the first of three AFL titles.
The Cotton Bowl
The Cotton Bowl


Municipal Stadium  1963-1971
Location:  22nd and Brooklyn - Kansas City, MO
Preseason Record:  11-3-1 (.767)
Regular Season Record:  44-16-3 (.722)
Postseason Record:  0-1-0 (.000)
All Games:  55-20-4 (.722)
Capacity:  49,002 (1971 - Final Season)
Construction Data:  Opened - 1923
Upper Deck Added - 1954-55

Municipal Stadium served as the Chiefs original home in Kansas City after previously housing two short-lived NFL franchises, the Kansas City Blues (1924) and the Kansas City Cowboys (1925-26).  The Chiefs and the Kansas City Athletics baseball club shared the facility until the A's departed for Oakland following the 1967 season.  Kansas City went undefeated (7-0) at home during the 1971 regular season, but the final contest (and only playoff game) in Municipal Stadium's history will live in infamy for Chiefs fans, a devastating double overtime 27-24 playoff loss to the Miami Dolphins on Christmas Day of 1971, a contest which remains the NFL's longest game at 82 minutes, 40 seconds.
Municipal Stadium
Municipal Stadium


Arrowhead Stadium  1972-Present
Fully Renovated 2010
Location:  One Arrowhead Drive - Kansas City, MO
Preseason Record:  50-43-1 (.537)
Regular Season Record:  180-136-1 (.569)
Postseason Record:  2-4-0 (.333)
All Games:  232-183-2 (.559)
Capacity:  76,416 approx. (Present)
Upper Level - 34,356;  Club Level - 7,715
Lower Level - 31,587;  Suites & Boxes - 2,758
50,000 seats between end zones
Luxury Suites:  126 (includes 22 field boxes)
Renovation Data:  Groundbreaking - August 2007
Completed - September 2010
Overall Supervision - Jackson County Sports Authority
Architect - Populous
General Contractor - Turner Construction Company
Renovation Costs:  $375,000,000
Original Data:  Groundbreaking - July 1968
Completed - August 1972
Overall Supervision - Jackson County Sports Authority
Architect - Kivett and Myers
General Contractor - Sharp, Kidde, Webb
Grass Installation - S.W. Franks (July 1994)
Original Costs:  Dual Stadium Complex - $53,000,000

Arrowhead Stadium underwent a $375 million renovation project that was fully completed in 2010. It is part of the Harry S. Truman Sports Complex, which also includes 42,000-seat Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals baseball club.  Since it's dedication on August 12, 1972, for a preseason game against the St. Louis Cardinals, 25,992,413 spectators have passed through Arrowhead's turnstiles.  After 23 seasons of artificial turf, Arrowhead sported a grass playing surface for the first time in 1994.
Arrowhead Stadium
Arrowhead Stadium

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
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