Michie Stadium

Named after “Dennis Michie” Class of 1892 who brought Football to West Point

September 28, 1957 – Army 42 Nebraska 0

Sports Illustrated named Michie Stadium #3 in the world in its list of the top 20 sports venues of the century. “It’s a scene straight from The Long Gray Line, surpassed only by the view of the Hudson River from the west stands at Michie Stadium. The Corps of Cadets, seated together and dressed in gray and black, evokes memories of when Army was one of the most formidable of college football powers, and cannon blasts shake the 76-year-old edifice to its foundation every time the Black Knights score.”

Michie Stadium as it is today

For Years Cadets seating started at the 40 yard line behind the Army Team, (so a player coming off the field could look up into the eyes of the Corps of Cadets) however in recent year Cadets have been moved toward the NW corner. The new seating will place the Corps in the East Stands – no longer behind the Team.


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