Thursday, 5 January 2012

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1977 Rowdies vs. Tornado Exhibition Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies Exhibition Game against the Dallas Tornado, played on October 17th, 1977, at Skelly Stadium, in Tulsa.
The Rowdies won 1-0.

1 comment:

Jeff McCollum said...

Sorry to quibble, but the game was played on a Tuesday and happened to be opposite the televised Game 6 of the World Series that year which the Yankees clinched which would be on Oct 18th rather than the 17th. I've seen it referred to in multiple Tulsa Roughnecks media guides of the same time, and here's a NY Times note of the exhibition... http://www.nytimes.com/1977/10/02/archives/rowdies-and-tornado-set-exhibition-in-tulsa.html