CFL STADIA, PAST & PRESENT:
Edmonton Eskimos: 1949 to Present  EDMONTON ESKIMOS
CLARKE STADIUM (1938-1978)
Capacity: 28,576
 Team Winning Percentage, 1949-Aug 23, 1978: 143-87-4 (.620)
 
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Clarke Stadium; July 7, 1938 Clarke Stadium, cica 1953 Clarke Stadium, 2002
Clarke Stadium as it looked  Another view of Clarke Stadium,  Used mainly as the Eskimos' 
July 7, 1938; a little over a  circa 1953.* practice facility, this is how 
month before its official opening. Note the land to the North.  This  Clarke Stadium looks today.
  land is the present-day site of   
  Commonwealth Stadium.  
  * Thanks to Ian Speers  

COMMONWEALTH STADIUM (1978-Present)
Capacity: 60,217
 Team Winning Percentage, Aug 30, 1978 throiugh Sept 26, 2003: 166-56-1 (.747)
Attendance Records:
 Regular Season: 62,444 Sept 5, 2003 Calgary 0, Edmonton 38 *
 Playoffs: 52,709 Nov 15, 1981 Edmonton 22, BC 16 (Western Final) **
 Grey Cup: 62,531 Nov 24, 2002 Montreal 25 vs Edmonton 16
* Previous record was 61,481 - Sept 6, 2002   Calgary 11, Edmonton 45
** Note: stadium capacity at that time was 52,709.
 
Commonwealth Stadium Commonwealth Stadium Exterior view of Commonwealth Commonwealth - overhead view Commonwealth & Clarke Stadium, circa 2002
  Another view of  Exterior view of  Panoramic bird's Clarke Park and 
  Commonwealth. Commonwealth  eye view of  Commonwealth 
    Stadium looking  Commonwealth Stadium, 2002.
    South.