And the roads in black and white (why is #27’s number red with a royal edge?, I like! [/quote], “Having rushed to the game directly from choir practice, Robert pulled his stirrups over his street socks, saying, ‘Hey, it’s what Lyle from accounting does’.” To follow up on yesterday’s guess the game from the scoreboard, the game was the White Sox home opener on 4/14/1981. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Don’t have to be a great player to e a great coach. THAT just blew my mind. Rather, they gutted the interior, then took a wrecking ball to the exterior. Sheep’s wool? While the arena's location hindered attendance somewhat, nevertheless, the Cavaliers' average attendance was over 18,000 per game each of the last 2 seasons at the Coliseum. i once built a theremin, i know it is no vibraphone, but the name is almost as groovy. The Browns’ last title was 45 years ago, but it wasn’t the city’s last. coliseum! i have many fond memories of being there… from the “miracle of richfield” (got to see the cavs defeat the bullets), to my very first concert (kiss in ’79), to my high school graduation in ’85. now, don’t get me wrong… i’ll be more than ecstatic with an nba or mlb championship, but my heart’s shaped like an oblate spheroid, so i won’t be completely satisfied until the town is painted brown and orange in february. Just terrible. I’ve come to love the misguided efforts of people who read this blog that shouldn’t. Tom grabbed the sign for it, while I took the “Drive Safely” sign above the exit. [quote comment=”343347″][quote comment=”343332″]jim~ Remember, I’m so young, Ricko was born older than my current age. Canton’s titles are Canton’s, not Cleveland’s, of that there is no doubt! [/quote] 30 users have been to Richfield Coliseum including: Keo21 Duveydoo Grassy [email protected] Stormcsr Pyro John Watkins Bobnoxious23 Gman123a Tami Bailey Zimtrim Marc Jachim Stasia Kay Tkwest2000 John Gooding Clcnelson Section147 John Basso Loppy1986 Ontoursince74 Aj Ithen: Guys, check out Mike: And speaking of Cleveland, I’m watching the Indians game right now and can see the “one cap per inning guy” in the crowd. Chorus! we also had uw reader mathew “shaggy” robins(who already had a pair of the teams stirrups) fill in as our illegal ringer. I was kind of wondering about the change but I figured you had your reasons. “Pantlegs, including any bloused fabric, shall extend no lower than mid-calf.”. Then, we headed to a storage area, where we found a giant NBA logo and some floor stickers for the playoffs. Appreciated the Dylan lyrics sprinkled throughout the Coliseum story. Not often, usually for the big games. Personally, i think it has nothing to do with the uniform but I do like these better than the pewter stuff. That is a pic from my NFHS high school football preseason guide showing two blatant uniform rip-offs. Bon Jovi New Jersey Tour 1989 Richfield Coliseum . Sheep’s wool? Upon my exit from the building (which they converted into a non-revenue sports pavilion) I managed to abscond with a gold and maroon metal sign for one of the seating sections. The three years I worked there offered the opportunity to meet some interesting people like Muhammad Ali, John Denver, Elvis, Roy Clark, Red Foxx and many others. And the roads in black and white (why is #27’s number red with a royal edge? [/quote] Guess The Game From The Scoreboard: OK…there’s going to be a theme with today’s post, starting with the scoreboard. The year 2009 also marks 15 years of Cavs basketball at Quicken Loans Arena, or “The Q” (formerly Gund Arena) and 15 years of Indians baseball at Progressive Field (formerly Jacobs Field, or “The Jake,” as some of us still call it). That didn’t matter to my brother, who never met a piece of memorabilia he didn’t like. (“Yes” or “No” will suffice; no sense getting started again, LOL), [quote comment=”343227″][quote] i guess we’ll find out this sunday when they play the d-bags Would have been great to have a real truck. and yes, we finally won a game this year 12-2 against a team of clowns who like to heckle girls, it was more then satisfying. give the video some time, you get a good look. Michael Stanley Band plus REO and Cheap Trick 1978 Richfield Coliseum . I always thought it was an odd place for an arena, so far out in the sticks. [quote comment=”343181″]…can’t imagine being a Cleveland sports fan right now, no major sports titles since 1964.[/quote]. [quote comment=”343249″] Man. We were responsible for seeing that all the accomodations for entertainers and their guests were taken care of. [/quote] It’s a small, or else that would have been nice. [/quote] According to the graphics they keep showing on the screen during the Tigers game, Washburn will wear number 57. No truth to the rumor that Slider the mascot is being shopped around for three minor league mascots…[/quote], The latest rumor here in the Burgh is the Pirates are working on a deal to send PNC Park to Minnesota for three rows of Metrodome seats and a gallon of Kool-Aid. Dick Snyder is a native of my hometown, North Canton, OH. Motherf*cker! See more ideas about richfield, cuyahoga county, cleveland ohio. los pinstripes[/quote] It’s a bit primitive, but I thought I should dig it out of the closet and share it with you anyway. jim~ [/quote] We know better than to ask why. [/quote] For 25 years, the hulking shape of the Richfield Coliseum hunkered incongruously above the cornfields of northeast Ohio, visible for miles above the plunging ravines, hidden streams, and dense, leaf-carpeted forests of the Cuyahoga River Valley. Particularly enjoyed the one of “The Giffer” hauling in a touchdown pass while wearing tennis shoes. He was also a great HS quarterback at North Canton Hoover (member of the Stark County HS Football Hall of Fame). Steelers vs. Browns: This is a closer competition, but the Browns’ four NFL titles cannot match the historic six Super Bowl wins for the Steel City. [quote comment=”343341″][quote comment=”343323″]On the subject of the Bills, this one-year wonder (’62) doesn’t get mentioned much. Ohio. Can you play the solo from Moonlight Feels Right? This new design features a similar sash across the front. Whatever. I’d like a pair. At the same time, we all have seen some some okay stuff come from Nike, for example, as well some horrendous work…and that’s the work of “professionals”. Unfortunately, Robert, I’m not even in your time zone. We went out to the arena floor and grabbed a few sections of floor seats. Embry included the anecdote in his autobiography, The Inside Game: Race, Power, ... [Richfield] Coliseum, as a sign of unity, each of the Pistons … [quote comment=”343277″][quote comment=”343274″]Plus, it pre-supposed all who submit are “amateurs.” Many of them are professional designers who simply have never been selected to work on an NFL project. PS: There’s more stuff…just click on my name right by the comment number. oops. One day, I’ll get around to hanging it somewhere. … Jake Elwell found this bit about “These blogging sisters were featured in the Times style section today. Problem is, it’s the Dog Day of Summer here, too. I had ideas of building a combination stereo/scale model of the Coliseum (pretend the music or sporting event is coming from inside), but to combine a keyboard and a hockey game – genius. [/quote], Maybe this…? [quote comment=”343346″]Cabrera will join Twins in time for tomorrow’s game and, according to the team’s website, keep his #18. And in off-the-field hi-jinks, two days ago, I was at “Shea” to see the Mets and Rockies get rained out before the first pitch. Love this idea! [/quote] Have a great Friday everyone. Hey, with the exception of the mistake I made about the Cavs, I was just stating the facts. Discover (and save!) Maybe next spring? 26 users have been to Richfield Coliseum including: Allycallas Bobnoxious23 Tami Bailey Rockynurss Craigsarchives88 Zimtrim Firefall777 Steph Marrazzo Tgrhornet.Kato Tkwest2000 Sally Moriarty Flask Jennifer Yoder John Basso Bief Timothyjbarrett Ontoursince74 Techguy45 Fred Long Aj Ithen Dghaul: Comments & Reviews: Sign Up or Login to comment. :), Jim Riggleman wearing faux stirrups? [/quote], [quote]Or have they ever worn a hat other than the all-black with the black tops? Jim Vilk! I was taken with that patch as well. As always, date, location and final score, and let us know how you came about your answer. CLEVELAND, Ohio – Sex, drugs and rock & roll don’t begin to describe Led Zeppelin’s 1977 North American tour. Everything that was left would be buried on site. If you’re ever in Kansas City and you want to hear some good music you might want to drop by. The Coliseum was a privately-owned facility constructed by Cavs and Crusaders owner Nick Mileti. Just need some mistake-free play. Jim Vilk! If I had to have one song from the 70s, that’s the one. Too many images selected. Well, even today’s Benchies plays along with that theme. It wouldn’t quite work to make an “I’m Calling It The Coliseum” shirt for “the Q,” but I’d like an “I’d Rather See ’em at The Coliseum” shirt…, [quote comment=”343296″][quote comment=”343291″][quote comment=”343290″]didn’t realize i had not changed my name back to rpm. I live in NYC and study in Montreal, so I can’t do your art show. Gonna have to get all geometrical with you. working out the kinks on the curling adaptations. [/quote], It was supposed to be sgalop (…Lack Of Punctuation). (Unless the Twins had no #18 and Cabrera could just take it without a problem. Get the The Police Setlist of the concert at Richfield Coliseum, Richfield, OH, USA on January 29, 1982 from the Ghost In The Machine Tour and other The Police Setlists for free on! Then we found a brown coat worn by the ticket takers. Point being that it pays homage to the original without copying. [quote comment=”343306″][quote comment=”343304″][quote comment=”343289″]but more importantly, i loooooooooved todays column, and i O jim vilk. either way, i am an idiot, but everyone already knows that. Inside Richfield: Before you visit Richfield, visit Tripadvisor for the latest info and advice, written for travellers by travellers. Not at all. I did indeed sell beer. You live in New York but you study in Montreal? And excellent shoe coverage today! Tom hopped in his pickup and I got in my station wagon (if that’s what you want to call a Saturn SW1). Ouch, sorry Mets fans. That old saw doesn’t always hold up. Why? I have no problem with your opinion, just the way you state it. it was from when phil was teasing me for my writing, and someone suggested that there be a glossary term for assclowner’s disseased people like me. That’s what happens when you’re in too big a hurry to correct someone else- you inevitably make a mistake yourself! Dec 13, 2017 - AERIAL VIEW OF THE COLISEUM BUILT NEAR INTERSTATE 271 SOUTH OF CLEVELAND, OHIO. Now THAT would have look weird in person. Just curious to see how atrocious those combos would be if they exist. [quote comment=”343225″]The game itself was the first home game for Jerry Reinsdorf’s new ownership group, which made a huge splash signing Carlton Fisk and Greg Luzinski, the first credible free agent signings by the White Sox since 1977. This swine enjoys all pearls. See the setlist from Grateful Dead at Richfield Coliseum in Richfield Township, OH on Sep 7, 1990. —Ricko[/quote] What incredible pressure to step out in front of a sold-out coliseum, with serious fans that you know are listening closely to what you play. Hope it goes to a good home. [quote comment=”343360″][quote comment=”343359″][quote comment=”343353″][quote comment=”343345″][quote comment=”343306″][quote comment=”343304″][quote comment=”343289″]but more importantly, i loooooooooved todays column, and i O jim vilk. 1 Opening 2 Attendance … On November 20, 1998 J. RICHFIELD, Ohio, January 7, 1999 -- The place where the Cavaliers played the Bulls in professional basketball will soon revert to where deer and rabbits romp in the wild. It’s a small, or else that would have been nice. Loved the stadium looting piece! Not only that, but 2009 marks 10 years of the new and not-so-improved Browns playing football at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Most of you have seen my Lego tribute to the Miracle of Richfield and my latest indoor soccer game, but very few people have seen my first attempt at a Coliseum/Cleveland Force tribute. Perhaps the NFL’s parity will get the Browns to the Super Bowl (two words, not one). Now they keep the area trimmed for birds and bird watchers alike. Chad hasn’t been in the news lately, so I’ve had to sit on this idea for a while – how about an orange and black t-shirt with “I’m Calling Him Chad Johnson” on it? And the stripes are all wrong, too. WOW. Motherf*cker! Tkwest2000 May 13, 2020. I was not a happy person inside, and my life changed forever when I took a chance and left home (with very little money in my pocket) to go see a band I knew little about actually. Das Richfield Coliseum wurde vom März bis Mai 1999 abgerissen. [quote comment=”343208″]OK, I give up: Why was the “guess the game” from yesterday (Thur 7/30) so historic?[/quote]. A couple days at least. The Coliseum at Richfield (also known as Richfield Coliseum) was an arena located in Richfield Township in Summit County, Ohio, roughly halfway between Cleveland and Akron. Despite the Pirates’ recent struggles, only three clubs have won more world titles in the game. And thanks for the brief history lesson too — like many readers, I’m sure we weren’t aware of the great events hosted inside the Coliseum. I lost count how many times strangers started reminiscing with me when they saw it. If it were a model of the Coliseum instead of the Q I would have done more than think. ‹ › × × Previous Next × Crop Cover Photo. A day before the wreckers came, my brother got a call. Tom still has his rugby shirt, though. Hope it goes to a good home. [quote comment=”343318″][quote comment=”343317″]The Indians should just go with no NOB from now on. it ain’t good, brother. We almost left the room, until we saw some rolled up fabric. It’s fine to say thanks but no thanks, I like the original better. [/quote]. Bono as The Fly Cleveland 1992.jpg 550 × 764; 299 KB. of MN, I got to play in a pickup hockey game on the very last sheet of ice at the old Mariucci Arena. The team website WILL be wrong on those examples because #2 and #19 are both retired numbers. Now that’s a throwback I doubt anyone could mess up…, [quote comment=”343330″]jim, i meant to ask earlier… Its axis of symmetry is shorter than its other axes. He’s still calling games today. I was focusing on riffing about “tainted” and almost missed it. chicago 60608, On the subject of the Bills, this one-year wonder (’62) doesn’t get mentioned much. Yeah, it was the sea air, that’s what it was. Mittlerer Westen . Took me a minute. : “A-ROD” instead of “RODRIGUEZ”) look the least stupid on Yankees shirts. A great souvenir. Vibraphone, huh? [/quote] [/quote] All web sites linked so far have it wrong. either way, i am an idiot, but everyone already knows that. Yeah, your opinion carries a lot of weight with me, alright. Though I think I paid him for the bobblehead. I didn’t like every redesign yesterday: those which I liked, I said I liked and I tried to ignore the rest. Unofficially, I got to work the 1981 NBA All-Star Game, which was cool. Be sure to check back Sunday for a couple of announcements on “uni tweaks” and “uni tracking” and a bit of potpourri. Blah.[/quote]. It went unused from 10/93 until it was destroyed. LOL), Hey crotch-sniffers, here are the Bucs throwbacks. [/quote], At least you have self control. J Roc and the Roc Pile? Nearly all Cleveland’s great players played in the 1950s and 1960s, while the Steelers have hall of famers since the early 70’s and there’s no end in sight. [quote comment=”343235″]Re: The “Rauuuuuuuuulll” jersey-t-shirt: The cat’s been out of the bag for a while now. Found moments after I posted: We had a cool yellow polo shirt before that and a nice blue-white-and-orange rugby shirt afterward, but those are gone for some reason. I’d try to get all I could. 2.8K likes. or something like that. and i never met a beer vendor who would card me, there was never anybody in the brown yellow and orange seats, so everyone welcomed the sales, even to a minor(it was a different day too). I am deep in his debt. [quote comment=”343348″][quote comment=”343346″]Cabrera will join Twins in time for tomorrow’s game and, according to the team’s website, keep his #18. I liked the ushers’ patches, which were issued when the Coliseum was ten years old. The Coliseum was an amazing architectural achievement being one of the first venues to have an unobstructed view due to the absence of support columns. What is that? Might get the socks anyway. I saw a fan wear the worst jersey I’ve ever seen. we also had uw reader mathew “shaggy” robins(who already had a pair of the teams stirrups) fill in as our illegal ringer. Thanks to Paul for letting me steer the ship in his stead yesterday and today. Led Zeppelin, the magic of Richfield Coliseum and the creation of ‘Destroyer’ - Troy L. Smith. Darn! Cartguy May 09, 2020. I quit in 1992 to get on with my life’s work, but asked to come back in 1994 to work the Cavs’ playoff run. [/quote], they’ve worn the home pins only SIX times (four times with blue caps/sleeves, twice with black/blue caps & black sleeves), their last two home sunday dates, one a ESPN night game vs. the yanks and the last one, the sunday before the ASG break, they STOPPED wearing the pins…i thought maybe the yankee game was an aberration, being a national tv night game, but the sunday game with the reds before break was a normal afternoon game, which is now possibly a “trend” … are they dropping the pins altogether? Not a helluva lot going on uni-wise, till we start checking out the football season. [quote comment=”343229″][quote comment=”343180″]I too am an Manchester United supporter. What is that? I don’t like going to sporting events. Ricko did this one a long time ago (notice the stirrups on Ozzie), so take it for what it’s worth. Explore releases from the Richfield Coliseum label. 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