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Now Known As Coleman Coliseum
Date Opened Jan. 20, 1968
Demolished
Venue Capacity 15,043
Venue URL http://www.rolltide.com/ViewArticle.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=8000&ATCLID=239833
Venue Address 1201 Coliseum Circle
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487



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Coleman Coliseum is a 15,043-seat multi-purpose arena in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Before 1990, the building was known as Memorial Coliseum. The arena opened in 1968 as a replacement for Foster Auditorium. It is home to the University of Alabama Crimson Tide basketball, gymnastics, and volleyball teams. The arena is located behind the right field fence of Sewell-Thomas Stadium, the Crimson Tide's baseball stadium.

In addition to sports, Coleman Coliseum is used for other events including concerts (seating capacity 16,000), commencement exercises, alumni gatherings, student convocations, operas, ballets and orations by political figures. President Ronald Reagan visited Coleman Coliseum during the mid-1980s, the Coliseum has been used as an annual bass tournament weigh-in spot, and a Travis Tritt music video was filmed here. The stadium hosted the NCAA Basketball Tournament three times, as a regional site in 1974 and as a sub-regional in 1975 and 1981.

Coleman Coliseum was named for Jefferson Jackson Coleman, a prominent alumnus. Until his death, in 1995 he was the only person that had attended every Alabama bowl game, starting with the Rose Bowl game on January 1, 1926.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coleman_Coliseum



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