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Saturday October 27, 2012 On this date in Gators history: Oct. 27, 1930

Florida Field 1930s

Construction was completed on the original Florida Field. 

Seating capacity: 21,769.

The original stadium consisted of the lower half of the current stadium and was about one-fifth the eventual size).

The first game was played there was two weeks later, a glorious homecoming date against Alabama.

Final score: Crimson Tide 20, Gators 0.

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