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NIU Vs. Toledo: Football Comes To Sox Park (PHOTOS)

By Ed Komenda | November 10, 2016 7:30am | Updated on November 10, 2016 8:40am
 Guaranteed Rate Field, home of the White Sox, hosted its first ever football game: NIU Vs. Toledo.
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ARMOUR SQUARE — The lights burned bright at Sox Park Wednesday night, but there wasn't a baseball in sight.

For the first time in the quarter-century since the White Sox started playing at 333 W. 35th St., ground crews transformed the field into a gridiron where the Northern Illinois Huskies battled the Toledo Rockets in a game televised by ESPN.

Fans from both teams sparsely filled the stands at Guaranteed Rate Field for Northern's 31-24 loss.

Here are some photos from the field:

Guaranteed Rate Field transformed into a football stadium. [Photos by DNAinfo/Ed Komenda.]

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