Ray Jennison

Raymond Ellis Jennison (January 19, 1910 – May 13, 1990) was a player in the National Football League. He played offensive line with the Green Bay Packers during the 1931 NFL season.[1][2][3]

Ray Jennison
Position:Offensive lineman
Personal information
Born:January 19, 1910
Sanborn County, South Dakota
Died:May 13, 1990 (aged 80)
Bay Pines, Florida
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:224 lb (102 kg)
Career information
College:South Dakota State
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • NFL Champion (1931)
Career NFL statistics
Games played:2
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR


Jennison played in 2 games during his 1-year football career at 6 foot 2 inches weighing in at 224 pounds.[1]


Jennison obtained his degree from South Dakota State college. After school, he was not drafted into the NFL.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Ray Jennison Stats, Bio & Fantasy Points- Fantasy Football Challenge". Retrieved 28 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Ray Jennison". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-14.
  3. ^ "Ray Jennison Green Bay Packers Stats". Fantasy Football Challenge.com. Retrieved 2011-07-14.

Jennison is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Abraham Jennison (born 1804), a convict transported to Western Australia

Charles R. Jennison (1834–1884), hero of the anti-slavery faction during the Bleeding Kansas Affair and Union colonel during the American Civil War

Jennison Heaton (1904–1971), American bobsled and skeleton racer who competed in the late 1920s

Jennison Myrie-Williams (born 1988), English footballer who plays as a winger

Martin Jennison, former association football player who represented New Zealand at international level

Melissa Jennison (born 1982), athlete from Australia

Ray Jennison, player in the National Football League

Roger Clifton Jennison (1922–2006), radio astronomer at Jodrell Bank under the guidance of Robert Hanbury Brown

Silas H. Jennison (1791–1849), American Whig politician

Yankee Stadium (1923)

The original Yankee Stadium was a stadium located in the Bronx, a borough of New York City. It was the home ballpark of the New York Yankees, one of the city's Major League Baseball (MLB) franchises, from 1923 to 1973 and then from 1976 to 2008. The stadium hosted 6,581 Yankees regular season home games during its 85-year history. It was also the former home of the New York Giants football team from 1956 through the first part of the 1973–74 football season. The stadium's nickname, "The House That Ruth Built", is derived from Babe Ruth, the baseball superstar whose prime years coincided with the stadium's opening and the beginning of the Yankees' winning history. It has also been known as "The Big Ballpark in The Bronx", "The Stadium", and "The Cathedral of Baseball".

The stadium was built from 1922 to 1923 for $2.4 million ($33.9 million in 2016 dollars). The stadium's construction was paid for entirely by Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert, who was eager to have his own stadium after sharing the Polo Grounds with the New York Giants baseball team the previous 10 years. Yankee Stadium opened for the 1923 MLB season and at the time, it was hailed as a one-of-a-kind facility in the country for its size. Over the course of its history, it became one of the most famous venues in the United States, having hosted a variety of events and historic moments during its existence. While many of these moments were baseball-related—including World Series games, no-hitters, perfect games and historic home runs—the stadium also hosted boxing matches, the 1958 NFL Championship Game (called by many The Greatest Game Ever Played), concerts, Jehovah's Witnesses conventions (see record attendance) and three Papal Masses. The stadium went through many alterations and playing surface configurations over the years. The condition of the facility worsened in the 1960s and 1970s, prompting its closing for renovation from 1974 to 1975. The renovation significantly altered the appearance of the venue and reduced the distance of the outfield fences.

In 2006, the Yankees began building a new $2.3 billion stadium in public parkland adjacent to the stadium. The price included $1.2 billion in public subsidies. The design includes a replica of the frieze along the roof that was in Yankee Stadium. Monument Park, a Hall of Fame for prominent former Yankees, was relocated to the new stadium. Yankee Stadium closed following the 2008 baseball season and the new stadium opened in 2009, adopting the "Yankee Stadium" moniker. The original Yankee Stadium was demolished in 2010, two years after it closed, and the 8-acre site was converted into a park called Heritage Field.

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