September 5, 2011 - 9:00am
Continuing to look at the athletic landmarks of the Derby City, I turn my attention to football.
The University of Louisville football team has begun its fourteenth season at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. In that time the team has had its share of ups and downs but rather than focusing on the team itself the stadium’s story actually goes back ten years prior to it’s opening...
September 1, 2011 - 9:00am
One of the most prominent baseball stadiums in Louisville's baseball history has since been demolished but I'd like to take a little bit of time to remember our athletics history.
Near the University of Louisville at third and eastern parkway there used to sit a stadium that built a grand tradition in it’s over sixty years of existence until it’s eventual demolition.
August 31, 2011 - 9:00am
Professional golf seems to hinge around the mythological name of Valhalla in the city of Louisville today. But how did that happen?
In 1986 Bob Tway won the PGA Championship tournament but in the city of Louisville for golf enthusiasts Tway wasn’t the biggest name, it was however, businessman Dwight Gahm.Gahm, in conjunction with his sons, had finally realized a dream. A dream of building a top notch golf course in the...
August 30, 2011 - 9:00am
I turn my attention to the newest arena in Louisville, in my ongoing look at the venues that tell the history of Louisville sports.
When one looks at the modern arenas in the city of Louisville, one venue seems to rein supreme the Yum Center.
August 29, 2011 - 9:00am
Continuing my look at the legendary sports venues of the Ville, I turn my attention to Cardinal Stadium.
Despite a seemingly annual push to demolish Cardinal Stadium currently, between 1957 and 1999 it was one of the most prolific sports venues in the city.Called either Cardinal or Fairgrounds Stadium, prior to 1982, the venue hosted University of Louisville football from its opening in 1957 to 1998....