Tempe in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Site of Goodwin Stadium 1936-1978
Site of Goodwin Stadium
Named for Garfield Goodwin, past mayor of Tempe, member of the Arizona State Teachers College Board of Education and reciever for the 1899 Tempe "Normals" football squad. The Normals defeated the University of Arizona at Carrillo Gardens field Tucson in the first contest between the schools on November 30, 1899.
Built: West Stands, 1936.
East Stands, 1941
President: Grady Gammage
Contractor: Del E. Webb
Construction Company Engineer: L.M. Fitzhugh
Capacity: 4,800 fans 4,000 seats
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Sports.
Location. 33° 24.962′ N, 111° 56.078′ W. Marker is in Tempe, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is at the intersection of East Lemon Street and South College Avenue, on the right when traveling east on East Lemon Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tempe AZ 85281, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Krause Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); "The Old Church" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Farmer - Goodwin Mansion Tempe Hardware Building (approx. 0.7 miles away); Tempe Bakery/Hackett House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hayden House (approx. one mile away); Site of Hayden's Ferry (approx. one mile away); The Niels Petersen House (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tempe.
Additional keywords. Goodwin Stadium Arizona State University Tempe Normal School
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2020, by Peter Fischer of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 118 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 14, 2020, by Peter Fischer of Phoenix, Arizona. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.