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Can you guess what stadium changed its name 10 years ago today before clicking on this link to see the answer?
In 1996, three National League teams changed their stadium names to gain corporate money. Thus Cincinnati’s Riverfront Stadium became Cinergy Field, San Francisco's horrible Candlestick Park became the horribly named 3Com Park, and Florida’s Joe Robbie Stadium became Pro Player Stadium.
the only player to become MORE famous after going from a fake name to a real name.
In 1996, three National League teams changed their stadium names to gain corporate money.
I'm not sure about the other two parks, but in San Francisco, it was the city and not the team that sold the naming rights and pocketed the money.
Before the 1996 trend of corporate-naming rights, what other stadiums changed their names (for corporate or non-corporate reasons)?
Did the old stadiums of the Brewers, Rangers, and Indians change names at some point?
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