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July 20, 1998
The columbus crew of MLS last week unveiled plans for the first stadium in the U.S. to be built solely for professional soccer (above). In this era of multipurpose buildings—each equipped with a retractable this or an adjustable that—accommodating everything from football to baseball to monster-truck rallies, it's refreshing to see soccer stake out some turf. Then again, what took so long? Here are some sports-specific facility firsts.
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July 20, 1998

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The columbus crew of MLS last week unveiled plans for the first stadium in the U.S. to be built solely for professional soccer (above). In this era of multipurpose buildings—each equipped with a retractable this or an adjustable that—accommodating everything from football to baseball to monster-truck rallies, it's refreshing to see soccer stake out some turf. Then again, what took so long? Here are some sports-specific facility firsts.

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