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Fifty-one years of RFK

Future of RFK Stadium is uncertain since 'Skins relocated in 1996

Originally Published: October 5, 2012
By Steve Wulf | ESPN The Magazine

STANDING 100 YARDS APART from one another at the main entrance to RFK Stadium are tributes to Robert Francis Kennedy and George Preston Marshall. Kennedy's is a beautiful bronze bust that happens to overlook the faded sides of Washington Redskins helmets. Marshall's is a red granite monument that would have been moved years ago to make room for a concession stand, except that nobody wanted to pay the $30,000 in shipping costs.

If these memorials to the former U.S. ...

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