Orange Bowl

Orange Bowl Game on January 2, 1950

Orange Bowl Stadium (1948 – 1957)

The first decade of the Roddy Burdine Orange Bowl stadium was a time of constant change and reconfiguration. The next ten years were no different. A reconfiguration of the official name, a consideration for an entirely new name, and several…

Roddey Burdine Stadium in September of 1937

Orange Bowl Stadium (1937 – 1947)

Miami’s Orange Bowl stadium was the most revered sports venue in the City of Miami for more than 70 years. The inception of the stadium and the signature New Year’s Day game that was played in that stadium was inspired…

Joe Auer in a Preseason Game on August 12, 1967

Dolphins Nearly Left Miami in 1969

As we approach the start of another Miami Dolphin’s season, not many fans realize how close Miami was to losing the Dolphins in 1969. Prior to the hiring of the legendary coach Don Shula, the three straight Super Bowl appearances,…