Date: April 13, 2005

A piece of sports history will be added to the archives February 2006 when the Silverdome in Pontiac, Mich., closes its doors for the last time.

One of the first air-supported dome roof football stadiums in the country, the Silverdome was considered an engineering feat when the 80,325-seat stadium was built in 1975 as the home of the Detroit Lions. But in 2002, the Lions moved to Detroit and a new stadium called Ford Field.

Eric Walker, executive...


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