Flinn Memorial Stadium
Quincy, Illinois, was built in 1930 as a public works project during the Great Depression to provide jobs for people out of work. The stadium cost $250,000 and has been host to high school football, professional football, baseball and track events since its opening on September 22nd 1930.
Flinn Memorial Stadium is located at 402 South 12th Street in Quincy, Illinois. It is a well-maintained stadium named for Doctor Joseph Nash Flinn, who provided funding to build the original stadium. The Quincy Notre Dame High School football team has been playing their home games at Flinn Memorial Stadium since it opened in 1930.
Flinn Memorial Stadium seats 4,500 people and consists of a natural grass surface with a cinder track surrounding its perimeter. Restroom facilities and an indoor concession area are also available during games. Flinn Memorial Stadium currently hosts the home football games for Quincy Notre Dame High School and several other high school teams, including Quincy Senior High School, Hannibal LaGrange College, and Quincy University.
Flinn Memorial Stadium has also been the host of several important events in sports history. The first-ever football game played under lights was at Flinn Memorial Stadium on December 22nd 1930. In 1932 Babe Ruth hit his 600th career home run while batting for the Boston Braves against the St Louis Cardinals.
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