Legion Field Stadium is a sport facility that can accommodate more than 20,000 spectators. The stadium s construction was started in 1926. Legion Field Stadium is a home field to the Blazers of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. It was named in memory of the American Legion and those who gave service and their life to the country. The stadium maintains FieldTurf artificial grass surface. Legion Field Stadium has hosted several sports events, including the 1996 Olympic soccer matches.