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An Aerial View of San Diego Stadium Under Construction

Get a bird's eye view of San Diego Stadium (formerly known as Jack Murphy Stadium, now Qualcomm Stadium) under construction in 1965. Take a look at the history of this iconic stadium in San Diego, California.
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This is old San Diego Stadium, commonly known as Jack Murphy Stadium, and today as Qualcomm Stadium. Construction began in 1965 and completed in 1967. The San Diego Chargers of the AFL played their first game in the stadium that year. The minor league San Diego Padres of the Pacific Coast League played their final season there in 1968 and were replaced by the major league San Diego Padres in 1969.

Old San Diego Stadium in 1968.

Source: Photoscream

Here’s another view of the stadium, this time from the air, while it was being constructed.

Aerial view of San Diego Stadium under construction.

Source: David Valenzuela

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