Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium is a defunct multi-purpose stadium in Washington, D.C. It is located about two miles due east of the U.S. Capitol building, near the west bank of the Anacostia River and next to the D.C. Armory. Opened 60 years ago in 1961, it was owned by the federal government until 1986.
RFK Stadium was home to a National Football League team, two Major League Baseball teams, five professional soccer teams, two college football teams, a bowl game, and a USFL team. It hosted five NFC Championship games, two MLB All-Star Games, men's and women's World Cup matches, nine men's and women's first-round soccer games of the 1996 Olympics, three MLS Cup matches, two MLS All-Star games, and numerous American friendlies and World Cup qualifying matches. It hosted college football, college soccer, baseball exhibitions, boxing matches, a cycling race, an American Le Mans Series auto race, marathons, and dozens of major concerts and other events.
RFK was one of the first major stadiums designed to host both baseball and football.