- Address: West Stadium Road, Baton Rouge
- Country: United States
- Capacity: 102,000
- Opened: 25 November 1924
- Main use: American football
- Tenants: LSU Tigers (American football)
Extra stadium info – Tiger Stadium
The venue, which is nicknamed Death Valley, opened in 1924 with a capacity of 12,000. It became one of the largest sports venues by capacity in the United States. The Tiger Stadium was expanded several times. It is owned by the Louisiana State University. In 2022, a crowd of 102,000 showed up for a concert of the country singer and songwriter Troyal Garth Brooks. It became a record attendance for a concert at the Tiger Stadium.
The New Orleans Saints
In 2005, the stadium hosted several NFL matches for the New Orleans Saints. The NFL became the most popular American football league in the world. The New Orleans Saints American football club was founded in 1966. In 1977, they made their debut in the NFL. The Saints faced the Los Angeles Rams in their first-ever NFL match. The game took place in Louisiana in front of 80,000 spectators. In 2010, the New Orleans Saints won the Super Bowl for the first time in their history. They won the title after beating the Indianapolis Colts in Florida in front of a crowd of 74,000.
The LSU Tigers
The American football team of the LSU Tigers, one of the most popular college sports teams in the United States of America, use the Tiger Stadium for home games. They represent the Louisiana State University. The American football team of the LSU Tigers played numerous matches at the Tiger Stadium in front of capacity crowds of 102,000. They won numerous conference titles. The LSU Tigers played their first-ever American football game in 1893. Charles Edward Coates became the first coach of the team. He was born in 1866. Charles Edward Coates died in 1939 at the age of 73.