JOE ROBBIEGame 205 | March 9, 1972 | Joe Robbie
A native of Sisseton, South Dakota and former Twin Cities resident, Robbie was the owner of the Miami Dolphins from 1966-'90. Along with Coach Don Shula he built the Dolphins into a powerful football team that won two Super Bowls and a perfect 14-0 record in 1972. In 1987, using only private funds, he designed and built Joe Robbie Stadium, a $115 million facility that was a model for future pro football stadiums.
Game 310 | October 6, 1983 | Joe Robbie
This was an encore appearance for the owner of the Miami Dolphins and former Minneapolis resident. After touring the newly constructed Metrodome, Robbie told of plans to build a state-of-the-art stadium for the Dolphins. Four years later Joe Robbie Stadium, financed with all private funds, opened as the first of a new generation of National Football League stadiums.
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