The Miami Orange Bowl is a stadium in the City of Miami,
Florida, west of the downtown area and in Little Havana. It
is the home stadium for the University of Miami Hurricanes
football team. It also hosted the Miami Dolphins until the
Miami Orange Bowl
opening of Dolphin Stadium in 1987. The stadium was renamed in 1959 for the
Orange Bowl Classic college football game, which was played at the Orange Bowl
following every season from 1937 to 1995.  In 1996, the game was moved to Dolphin
                              Notable Events at the Miami Orange Bowl
Location: 1501 NW 3rd St, Miami, Florida 33125

Broke ground: 1936
Opened: December 10, 1937

Owner: City of Miami
Operator: City of Miami

Natural grass (1937-69)
PolyTurf (1970-75)
Prescription Athletic Turf (1976-present)

Construction cost: $340,000 USD

Former names: Burdine Stadium (1937-1959)

Miami Hurricanes (NCAA) (1937-2007)
FIU Golden Panthers (NCAA) (2007)
Miami Seahawks (AAFC) (1946)
Miami Dolphins (NFL) (1966-1986)
Orange Bowl Classic (1938-1995, 1999)
Playoff Bowl (1961-1970)
Miami Toros (NASL) (1972-1976)
Miami Freedom (ASL/APSL) (1988-1992)