TBT: Legion Stadium home to sports, celebrations


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — This Throwback Thursday we’re taking a trip to the ball field. Legion Stadium here in Wilmington was originally build back in the 1930’s.

The public recreation field has played home to a number of sporting games and community events through the years. Everything from the Azalea Festival to high school graduation has been celebrated there.

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Today the stadium is home to the Wilmington Hammerheads and is part of the Legion Sports Complex. The stadium seats 6,000 people.