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Thursday, August 19, 2010

Tennessee Titans - Home Stadiums



A. The Tennessee Titans franchise was established in 1960 as the Houston Oilers and they were one of the eight founding members of the AFL. The team has been known as:
Houston Oilers 1960-1996
Tennessee Oilers 1997-1998
Tennessee Titans 1999-Present

B. The Titans have played in the following home stadiums:
1. Jeppesen Stadium, Houston
1960-64


2. Rice Stadium, Houston
1965-67


3. Houston Astrodome, Houston
1968-1996

Circa 1968


Circa 1996

4. Liberty Bowl, Memphis
1997


5. Vanderbilt Stadium, Nashville
1998


6. Adelphia Coliseum / The Coliseum / LP Field, Tennessee
1999- Present


C. For more information on the Buccaneers, you should bookmark these four great websites:

For a huge amount of great historic player and team information:
www.databasefootball.com
and
www.pro-football-reference.com/teams

For a great summary of the Titans' year by year standings:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Tennessee_Titans_seasons

For great information about the team's stadiums (don't be fooled by the fact that the website is called "ballparks.com", it also has great information on football stadiums):
www.ballparks.com

D. Celebrate the Titans' uniform history by owning a piece of history:
If you love the Tennessee Titans and the history of the Titans franchise, you might really love to own an original piece of artwork celebrating the team's historic uniforms as seen in the poster at the top of this blog - you can actually own one of those original pieces of art! There are only 13 pieces of original art available for sale, and when these 13 are sold, that's it, they're all sold out.

These original watercolor paintings would make a great gift (birthday gift, anniversary gift, retirement gift, Christmas gift, etc.) for someone you love or even a great gift for yourself (one of these framed pieces would look fantastic in your home or office). Each piece can be bought one of three ways:
1. As unframed art that you could have framed or mounted yourself (the one on the left)
2. Framed in our "Classic" framed version (the middle version)
3. Framed in our "Deluxe" framed version (the version on the right)



If you would like more information about this great artwork including the three ways you could purchase each piece, please visit our Tennessee Titans YouTube video at www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrr6O5kejxw or go directly to the artwork website www.heritagesportsart.com/Tennessee-Titans-c133/ where you can see and purchase the artwork.

And if someone you know loves the history of sports uniforms (but maybe another team) and loves great art, please let them know that we have over 1500 pieces of great original artwork for sale at www.heritagesportsart.com (all NFL teams, all MLB teams, all NHL teams, all CFL teams, select NCAA football teams) or check out each team's video at the Heritage Sports Art YouTube Channel www.youtube.com/user/ssillcox

E. Stadium artwork
Please note that the actual original, hand drawn pen and ink sketches used for the 7 stadium images shown above are available for sale as a complete collection to one Tennessee Titans fan. If you are interested in being the owner of this complete and original collection of Tennessee Titans home stadium images, please contact me by email ssillcox@rogers.com and I can explain how they can all be framed in one beautiful piece.

And please search my blog archive http://heritagejerseys.blogspot.com/ for other blogs on the history of the Titans.

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This blog was written by Scott Sillcox and was last updated August 19, 2010. I have tried to ensure the accuracy of the information, but I am human and can make mistakes. If you believe I have made a mistake, please let me know by email at ssillcox@rogers.com !

Many thanks!!!
Scott

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