Nos. 11-25: Our Top 50 most important sports venues in So Cal history

Following up on previous blog entries about Hollywood Park’s place in SoCal sports venue history, and our list of the Top 10 ….

hollywood_park_02We’re comfortable with slotting Hollywood Park into this tier because of all the criteria it meets. Coincidentally, it is in among some of the other formidable former L.A. sports landmarks that won’t be forgotten. If only we could have seen events at Gilmore Field, Wrigley Field or the Pan Pacific Auditorium:

11. Wrigley Field
12. Gilmore Field
13.  Anaheim Stadium/Angel Stadium
14.  Hollywood Park (Inglewood)
15.  Pan-Pacific Auditorium
16. StubHub Center/Home Depot Center (Carson)
17.  Ontario Motor Speedway
18.  Auto Club Speedway (Fontana)
19.  Rancho Park Municipal Golf Course
20.  Ascot Park (Gardena)
21. Long Beach Arena
22. Honda Center/The Pond (Anaheim)
23. Anaheim Convention Center Arena
24. Shrine Auditorium
25. Auto Club Raceway Fairplex (Pomona)

Coming next: Nos. 26-50

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