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Cardinal Stadium & Freedom Hall (Wally Byam Caravan Club)


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Wally Byam Caravan Club

CARDINAL STADIUM: Louisville Cardinals football (NCAA)(1957-1998) Louisville Cardinals baseball (NCAA) (Until-2005) Louisville Raiders (UFL) (1960-1962) Louisville Colonels (1968-1972) Louisville Redbirds(1982-1999)

Cardinal Stadium was home to the Louisville Raiders football team from 1960 through 1962. It was the home to two minor league baseball teams in Louisville: the Louisville Colonels in 1968-1972 and the Louisville Redbirds in 1982-1999. It was to be the home of the American League Kansas City Athletics when their owner Charles O. Finley signed a contract to move the team to Louisville in 1964, but the American League owners voted against the move. The Kentucky Trackers of the AFA played at Cardinal Stadium 1979-1980. It also served as the home of the University of Louisville football team from 1957-1997 and their baseball team 1998-2004.

FREEDOM HALL: Louisville Cardinals (NCAA) (1956-2010) Louisville Rebels (IHL) (1957-1960) Kentucky Colonels (ABA) (1968-1976) Louisville Fire (af2) (2001-2008) Louisville Panthers (AHL) (1999-2001) NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament (1958-1959, 1962-1963, 1967, 1969)

It is best known for its use as a basketball arena, serving as the home of the University of Louisville Cardinals men's and women's teams since 1956 and as home of the Kentucky Colonels of the American Basketball Association from 1970 until the ABA-NBA merger in June 1976. In addition to being the home of the Cardinals, Freedom Hall has hosted NCAA Tournament games ten times, including six Final Fours between 1958 and 1969.

Unused 4" x 6" continental size chrome postcard.

Dist. by Caufield & Shook

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