List of Major League Baseball stadiums

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Marlins Park, the newest stadium in Major League Baseball.

The following is a list of current and former Major League Baseball stadiums.

Legend[edit]

double-daggerDenotes stadium with a retractable roof.
daggerDenotes stadium with a fixed roof.

Current stadiums[edit]

ImageStadiumSeating capacityLocationPlaying surfaceTeamOpenedDistance to center fieldBallpark typology
Angel Stadium of Anaheim.jpgAngel Stadium of Anaheim45,483Anaheim, CaliforniaGrassLos Angeles Angels of Anaheim1966396 feet (121 m)Modern
Retro Modern
AT&T Park.jpgAT&T Park41,915San Francisco, CaliforniaGrassSan Francisco Giants2000399 feet (122 m)Retro Classic
Busch Stadium Panorama Crop.jpgBusch Stadium43,975St. Louis, MissouriGrassSt. Louis Cardinals2006400 feet (120 m)Retro Classic
Flyover at Diamondbacks season opener 2010-04-05.JPGChase Fielddouble-dagger48,635Phoenix, ArizonaGrassArizona Diamondbacks1998407 feet (124 m)Retro Modern
Citi Field, June 2 2012.jpgCiti Field41,922Queens, New York, New YorkGrassNew York Mets2009408 feet (124 m)Retro Classic
Fieldatthepark.jpgCitizens Bank Park43,651Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaGrassPhiladelphia Phillies2004401 feet (122 m)Retro Classic
Tigers opening day2 2007.jpgComerica Park41,681Detroit, MichiganGrassDetroit Tigers2000420 feet (130 m)Retro Classic
Coors field 1.JPGCoors Field50,480Denver, ColoradoGrassColorado Rockies1995415 feet (126 m)Retro Classic
Dodger Stadium - August 2011.jpgDodger Stadium56,000Los Angeles, CaliforniaGrassLos Angeles Dodgers[nb 1]1962395 feet (120 m)Modern
Fenway from Legend's Box.jpgFenway Park37,499Boston, MassachusettsGrassBoston Red Sox[nb 2]1912420 feet (130 m)Jewel Box
Ballpark in Arlington May 2009.jpgGlobe Life Park in Arlington48,114Arlington, TexasGrassTexas Rangers1994400 feet (120 m)Retro Classic
Gabp from the gap.jpgGreat American Ball Park42,319Cincinnati, OhioGrassCincinnati Reds2003404 feet (123 m)Retro Modern
Kauffman Stadium at night, 2009.jpgKauffman Stadium37,903Kansas City, MissouriGrassKansas City Royals1973410 feet (120 m)Modern
Retro Modern
Marlins First Pitch at Marlins Park, April 4, 2012 .jpgMarlins Parkdouble-dagger37,442Miami, FloridaGrassMiami Marlins2012422 feet (129 m)Contemporary[1]
MillerPark2.jpgMiller Parkdouble-dagger41,900Milwaukee, WisconsinGrassMilwaukee Brewers2001400 feet (120 m)Retro Modern
Minute Maid Park 2010.JPGMinute Maid Parkdouble-dagger42,060Houston, TexasGrassHouston Astros2000435 feet (133 m)Retro Modern
Nationals Park opening week 2009.jpgNationals Park41,408Washington, D.C.GrassWashington Nationals2008402 feet (123 m)Retro Modern
McAfee-2006 0601 211642.jpgO.co Coliseum[2]35,067Oakland, CaliforniaGrassOakland Athletics1966[nb 3]400 feet (120 m)Multipurpose
CamdenYards 2005-05-08.jpgOriole Park at Camden Yards45,971Baltimore, MarylandGrassBaltimore Orioles1992410 feet (120 m)Retro Classic
Petco Park January 2008.jpgPetco Park42,524San Diego, CaliforniaGrassSan Diego Padres2004396 feet (121 m)Retro Modern
PNC Park, Home of Pittsburgh Pirates.jpgPNC Park38,362Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaGrassPittsburgh Pirates2001399 feet (122 m)Retro Classic
Progressive Field.jpgProgressive Field42,404Cleveland, OhioGrassCleveland Indians1994405 feet (123 m)Retro Modern
Tigersbluejaysapril2008.jpgRogers Centredouble-dagger49,286Toronto, Ontario, CanadaAstroTurf GameDay Grass 3DToronto Blue Jays1989400 feet (120 m)Multipurpose
SafecoFieldTop.jpgSafeco Fielddouble-dagger47,476Seattle, WashingtonGrassSeattle Mariners1999401 feet (122 m)Retro Modern
Target Field April 2010.jpgTarget Field39,021Minneapolis, MinnesotaGrassMinnesota Twins2010404 feet (123 m)Retro Modern
Tropicana Field Playing Field Opening Day 2010.JPGTropicana Fielddagger31,042St. Petersburg, FloridaAstroTurf GameDay GrassTampa Bay Rays1990404 feet (123 m)Multipurpose
Turner Field 2013.jpgTurner Field49,377Atlanta, GeorgiaGrassAtlanta Braves1996[nb 4]400 feet (120 m)Retro Classic
US Navy 100406-N-1232M-001 Sailors assigned to various commands at Naval Station Great Lakes unfurl an American flag before the 2010 home opening Chicago White Sox baseball game.jpgU.S. Cellular Field40,615Chicago, IllinoisGrassChicago White Sox1991400 feet (120 m)Modern
Retro Classic
Wrigley field 720.jpgWrigley Field41,019Chicago, IllinoisGrassChicago Cubs1914[nb 5]400 feet (120 m)Jewel Box
Yankee Stadium upper deck 2010.jpgYankee Stadium49,642The Bronx, New York, New YorkGrassNew York Yankees2009408 feet (124 m)Retro Classic

Seating Capacity facts:

Map of current stadiums[edit]


Future ballparks, proposed and sanctioned by MLB[edit]

StadiumEstimated capacityLocationPlaying surfaceTeamEstimated
opening date
Distance to
center field
Status
New Atlanta Braves Stadium41,000-42,000Cumberland, GeorgiaGrassAtlanta Braves2017undeterminedConstruction to begin in mid-2014[3]
Cisco Field32,000San Jose, CaliforniaGrassOakland Athletics2017405 feet (123 m)Pending claim of territorial rights by San Francisco Giants[4]
Rays Ballpark35,000[5]St. Petersburg, FloridaGrassTampa Bay RaysunknownundeterminedProposal abandoned in 2009;[6] discussion of need continues.[7][8]

Former stadiums / ballparks[edit]

In addition to the current National (NL) and American (AL) leagues, Major League Baseball recognizes four short-lived other leagues as "major" for at least some portion of their histories; three of them played only in the 19th century, while a fourth played two years in the 1910s. These leagues are the American Association (AA), 1882–1891; the Union Association (UA), 1884; the Players' League (PL), 1890; and the Federal League (FL), 1914–1915. This list includes all ballparks that served as regular home fields for teams throughout all six circuits' histories as major leagues.

Although they arguably represented a top-flight quality of play at times, the 19th century National Association of Professional Base Ball Players (NA) and the various 20th century Negro leagues are not considered by MLB to have been "major leagues".

All playing fields are natural grass unless otherwise noted.

CityStadiumMLB team(s)OpenedClosedNotesRef(s)
altAltoonaColumbia ParkAltoona Mountain City (UA, 1884)1884[9]
atlAtlantaAtlanta-Fulton County StadiumAtlanta Braves (NL, 1966–1996)19651996
BaltimoreNewington ParkBaltimore Orioles (AA, 1882)
Huntington Avenue Park
Oriole Park I
Baltimore Orioles (AA, 1882–1889)
Belair LotBaltimore Monumentals (UA, 1884)
Oriole Park IIBaltimore Orioles (AA, 1890–1891)1890
Union Park
Oriole Park III
Baltimore Orioles (AA, 1891)
Baltimore Orioles (NL, 1892–1899)
1891
Oriole Park IVBaltimore Orioles (AL, 1901–1902)19011915
Terrapin Park
Oriole Park V
Baltimore Terrapins (FL, 1914–1915)19141944
Memorial StadiumBaltimore Orioles (AL, 1954–1991)19221998
BostonSouth End Grounds
Walpole Street Grounds
Boston Beaneaters/Braves (NL, 1876–1914)18711914
Dartmouth GroundsBoston Reds (UA, 1884)[9]
Congress Street GroundsBoston Reds (PL, 1890)
Boston Reds (AA, 1891)
Boston Beaneaters (NL, 1894)
18901894
Huntington Avenue GroundsBoston Red Sox (AL, 1901–1911)19011911
Braves Field[b]
The Bee Hive
Boston Braves/Bees (NL, 1915–1952)19151952Now Nickerson Field
BuffaloRiverside ParkBuffalo Bisons (NL, 1879–1883)18781883
Olympic Park IBuffalo Bisons (NL, 1884–1885)18841888
Olympic Park IIBuffalo Bisons (PL, 1890)1890
International Fair Association GroundsBuffalo Blues (FL, 1914–1915)1914
ChicagoLake Front Park
Union Base-Ball Grounds
Chicago White Stockings (NL, 1878–1884)18711884Now part of Grant Park
23rd Street GroundsChicago White Stockings (NL, 1876–1877)18721877
South Side Park IChicago Browns (UA, 1884)1884
West Side Park IChicago White Stockings (NL, 1885–1891)18851891
South Side Park IIChicago Pirates (PL, 1890)
Chicago White Stockings (NL, 1891–1892)
1890
South Side Park III
39th Street Grounds
Chicago White Sox (AL, 1901–1910)18931940
West Side Park IIChicago Cubs (NL, 1894–1915)18941920
Comiskey Park
White Sox Park
Chicago White Sox (AL, 1910–1990)19101990
CincinnatiAvenue Grounds
Brighton Park
Cincinnati Reds (NL, 1876–1879)
Bank Street GroundsCincinnati Reds (NL, 1880)
Cincinnati Reds (AA, 1882–1883)
Cincinnati Outlaw Reds (UA, 1884)
League Park
American Park
Cincinnati Reds (AA, 1884-1889)
Cincinnati Reds (NL, 1890–1901)
18841901
East End Park
Pendleton Park
Cincinnati Kelly's Killers (AA, 1891)18911907?
Palace of the FansCincinnati Reds (NL, 1902–1911)19021911
Crosley Field
Redland Field
Cincinnati Reds (NL, 1912–1970)19121970
Riverfront Stadium
Cinergy Field
Cincinnati Reds (NL, 1970–2002)19702002AstroTurf (1970–2000)
Grass (2001–2002)
ClevelandKennard Street ParkCleveland Blues (NL, 1879–1884)
National League ParkCleveland Spiders (AA, 1887-1888)
Cleveland Spiders (NL, 1889–1890)
Brotherhood ParkCleveland Infants (PL, 1890)
League ParkCleveland Spiders (NL, 1891–1899)
Cleveland Indians (AL, 1901–1946)
18911946
Cleveland Stadium
Lakefront Stadium
Municipal Stadium
Cleveland Indians (AL, 1932–1993)19321995
colColumbusRecreation ParkColumbus Buckeyes (AA, 1883–1884)
Columbus Solons (AA, 1889–1891)
18831897
dal1965Dallas-Fort Worth (Arlington)Arlington StadiumTexas Rangers (AL, 1972–1993)19651993
denDenverMile High StadiumColorado Rockies (NL, 1993–1994)19482001
DetroitRecreation ParkDetroit Wolverines (NL, 1881–1888)18811894
Bennett ParkDetroit Tigers (AL, 1901–1911)18961911
Tiger Stadium
Briggs Stadium
Navin Field
Detroit Tigers (AL, 1912–1999)19122008
harHartfordHartford Ball Club GroundsHartford Dark Blues (NL, 1876)1874
HoustonColt StadiumHouston Colt .45s (NL, 1962–1964)19621964
Houston AstrodomedaggerHouston Astros (NL, 1965–1999)19652006Astroturf (1966–1999)
Stadium is closed but still standing
IndianapolisSouth Street ParkIndianapolis Blues (NL, 1878)
Tinker Park
Athletic Park
Seventh Street Park
Indianapolis Hoosiers (AA, 1884)
Federal League ParkIndianapolis Hoosiers (FL, 1914)19131916
Kansas CityAssociation ParkKansas City Cowboys (UA, 1884)
Kansas City Cowboys (NL, 1886)
Kansas City Cowboys (AA, 1888)
Exposition ParkKansas City Cowboys (AA, 1888–1889)
Gordon and Koppel FieldKansas City Packers (FL, 1914–1915)
Municipal StadiumKansas City Athletics (AL, 1955–1967)
Kansas City Royals (AL, 1969–1972)
19251972
Los AngelesLos Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles Dodgers (NL, 1958–1961)1923Stadium is still open but not used by MLB
Wrigley FieldLos Angeles Angels (AL, 1961)19251961
LouisvilleLouisville Baseball ParkLouisville Grays (NL, 1876–1877)
Eclipse Park ILouisville Eclipse (AA, 1882–1884)
Louisville Colonels (AA, 1885–1891)
Louisville Colonels (NL, 1892)
18741893
Eclipse Park IILouisville Colonels (NL, 1893–1893)18931899
miaMiami (Miami Gardens)Sun Life Stadium
Joe Robbie Stadium
Pro Player Park/Stadium
Dolphin(s) Stadium
Land Shark Stadium
Florida Marlins (NL, 1993–2011)1987Stadium is still open but not used by MLB
MilwaukeeEclipse ParkMilwaukee Grays (NL, 1878)
Wright Street GroundsMilwaukee Brewers (UA, 1884)1884
Athletic Park
Borchert Field
Milwaukee Brewers (AA, 1881)18871952
Lloyd Street GroundsMilwaukee Brewers (AL, 1901)18951903
Milwaukee County StadiumMilwaukee Braves (NL, 1953–1965)
Milwaukee Brewers (AL, 1970–1997)
Milwaukee Brewers (NL, 1998–2000)
19532000
min1956Minneapolis-St. Paul (Bloomington)Metropolitan StadiumMinnesota Twins (AL, 1961–1981)19561981[9]
min1982Minneapolis-St. Paul (Minneapolis)Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomedaggerMinnesota Twins (AL, 1982–2009)19822013SuperTurf (1982–1986)
AstroTurf (1987–2003)
FieldTurf (2004-2010)
min1884Minneapolis-St. Paul (St. Paul)Fort Street GroundsSt. Paul Saints (UA, 1884)
MontrealJarry Park Stadium[c]Montreal Expos (NL, 1969–1976)19691976Now Uniprix Stadium, a tennis venue
Olympic StadiumdaggerMontreal Expos (NL, 1977–2004)1976Stadium is still open but not used by MLBGrass (1976)
AstroTurf (1977–2001)
Defargo Astrograss (2002–2003)
FieldTurf (2003–2004)
new1915NewarkHarrison ParkNewark Pepper (FL, 1915)19151923
nyc1923New York City (The Bronx)Yankee Stadium INew York Yankees (AL, 1923-1973, 1976-2008)19232008
New York City (Brooklyn)Union GroundsBrooklyn Hartfords (NL, 1877)18621883
Washington ParkBrooklyn Atlantics (AA, 1884)
Brooklyn Dodgers (NL, 1884-1891; 1898–1912)
Brooklyn Tip Tops (FL, 1914–1915)
18831915
Eastern ParkBrooklyn Ward's Wonders (PL, 1890)
Brooklyn Dodgers (NL, 1891–1897)
1890?
Ebbets FieldBrooklyn Dodgers (NL, 1913–1957)19131957
New York City (Manhattan)Polo Grounds INew York Giants (NL, 1883–1888)
New York Metropolitans (AA, 1883-1885)
18801888
Metropolitan ParkNew York Metropolitans (AA, 1884)18841884
Polo Grounds IINew York Giants (NL, 1889–1890)18891910
Polo Grounds IIINew York Giants (PL), 1890)
New York Giants (NL, 1891–1957)
New York Yankees (AL, 1913–1922)
New York Mets (NL, 1962–1963)
18901963
Hilltop ParkNew York Yankees (AL, 1903–1912)19031914
New York City (Queens)nyc1883Ridgewood ParkBrooklyn Bridgrooms (AA, 1886–1889)
Brooklyn Gladiators (AA, 1890)
18831959
Shea StadiumNew York Mets (NL, 1964–2008)
New York Yankees (AL, 1974–1975)
19642008
nyc1886New York City (Staten Island)St. George Cricket GroundsNew York Metropolitans (AA, 1886-1887)
New York Giants (NL, 1889)
1886?
PhiladelphiaJefferson Street Grounds
Athletics Park
Philadelphia Athletics (NL, 1876)

Philadelphia Athletics (AA, 1883–1890)

1871
Oakdale ParkPhiladelphia Athletics (AA, 1882)1882
Recreation ParkPhiladelphia Phillies (NL, 1883–1886)
Keystone ParkPhiladelphia Keystones (UA, 1884)
Baker BowlPhiladelphia Phillies (NL, 1887-1938)18871938
Forepaugh ParkPhiladelphia Quakers (PL, 1890)
Philadelphia Athletics (AA, 1891)
Columbia ParkPhiladelphia Athletics (AL, 1901–1908)19011908
Shibe Park
Connie Mack Stadium
Philadelphia Athletics (AL, 1909–1954)
Philadelphia Phillies (NL, 1938–1970)
19091970
Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia Phillies (NL, 1971–2003)19712003AstroTurf (1971–2000)
NexTurf (2001–2003)
PittsburghExposition Park IPittsburg Alleghenys (AA, 1882)18821882
Exposition Park IIPittsburg Alleghenys (AA, 1883)
Pittsburgh Stogies (UA, 1884)
1883
Recreation ParkPittsburg Alleghenys (AA, 1884–1886)
Pittsburg Alleghenys (NL, 1887–1890)
18761904
Exposition Park IIIPittsburgh Burghers (PL, 1890)
Pittsburgh Pirates (NL, 1891–1909)
Pittsburgh Rebels (FL, 1914–1915)
18901915
Forbes FieldPittsburgh Pirates (NL, 1909–1970)19091970
Three Rivers StadiumPittsburgh Pirates (NL, 1970–2000)19702000Tartanturf (1970–1982)
AstroTurf (1983–2000)
proProvidenceMesser Street GroundsProvidence Grays (NL, 1878–1885)18781887
ricRichmondAllen PastureRichmond Virginians (AA, 1884)
roc1886RochesterCulver FieldRochester Broncos (AA, 1890)18861907
St. LouisSportsman's Park
Busch Stadium
St. Louis Browns (AA, 1882–1891)
St. Louis Browns (NL, 1892)
St. Louis Browns (AL, 1902–1953)
St. Louis Cardinals (NL, 1920–1966)
18811966
Union GroundsSt. Louis Maroons (UA, 1884)
St. Louis Maroons (NL, 1885–1886)
18841888
Robison Field
New Sportsman's Park
St. Louis Browns/Cardinals (NL, 1893–1920)18931926
Handlan's ParkSt. Louis Terriers (FL, 1914–1915)1914?1920s
Busch Memorial Stadium
Busch Stadium
St. Louis Cardinals (NL, 1966–2005)19662005AstroTurf (1970–1995)
sdg1967San DiegoQualcomm Stadium
Jack Murphy Stadium
San Diego Stadium
San Diego Padres (NL, 1969–2003)1967Stadium is still open but not used by MLB
San FranciscoSeals StadiumSan Francisco Giants (NL, 1958–1959)19311959
Candlestick Park
3Com Park at Candlestick Point
Monster Park
San Francisco Stadium at Candlestick Point
San Francisco Giants (NL, 1960–1999)19602013
San JuanHiram Bithorn StadiumMontreal Expos (NL, 2003-2004)1962
SeattleSick's StadiumSeattle Pilots (AL, 1969)19321976
KingdomedaggerSeattle Mariners (AL, 1977–1999)19762000AstroTurf
SyracuseNewell ParkSyracuse Stars (NL, 1879)
Star ParkSyracuse Stars (AA, 1890)
ToledoLeague ParkToledo Blue Stockings (AA, 1884)
Speranza ParkToledo Maumees (AA, 1890)
tor1959TorontoExhibition StadiumToronto Blue Jays (AL, 1977–1989)19591989AstroTurf
Now BMO Field, a soccer stadium
TroyPutnam GroundsTroy Trojans (NL, 1879)
Haymakers' GroundsTroy Trojans (NL, 1880–1881)
Troy Ball Clubs GroundsTroy Trojans (NL, 1882)
WashingtonAthletic ParkWashington Nationals (AA, 1884)
Capitol Grounds
Capital Park I
Washington Nationals (UA, 1884)
Swampoodle Grounds
Capital Park II
Washington Nationals (NL, 1886–1889)
Boundary Field
National Park I
National Park III
Washington Statesmen (AA, 1891)
Washington Senators (NL, 1892–1899)
Washington Senators I (AL, 1903–1910)
18911911
American League Park
National Park II
Washington Senators I (AL, 1901–1902)19011926
Griffith Stadium
National Park IV
Washington Senators I (AL, 1911–1960)
Washington Senators II (AL, 1961)
19111961
RFK Memorial Stadium
D.C. Stadium
Washington Senators II (AL, 1962–1971)
Washington Nationals (NL, 2005–2007)
1961Stadium is still open but not used by MLB
wil1884WilmingtonUnion Street ParkWilmington Quicksteps (UA, 1884)
wor1880WorcesterWorcester Agricultural Fairgrounds
Worcester Driving Park Grounds
Worcester (NL, 1880–1882)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Dodger Stadium was also home to the Los Angeles Angels from 1962-1965.
  2. ^ Fenway Park was also home to the Boston Braves in part of 1914 and 1915, before they moved into Braves Field.
  3. ^ Oakland Coliseum opened for the NFL in 1966; the Oakland Athletics have been tenants since 1968.
  4. ^ Turner Field was originally built as Centennial Olympic Stadium for use during the 1996 Summer Olympics and 1996 Summer Paralympics with the intent to convert it into a baseball-specific stadium immediately following the Games; the reconfiguration was completed on schedule, and the Atlanta Braves became tenants at the beginning of the 1997 season.
  5. ^ Wrigley Field opened for the Chicago Whales (FL) in 1914; the Chicago Cubs have been tenants since 1916.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richard Justice: Marlins Park a work of art in every facet | marlins.com: News. Mlb.mlb.com (2013-05-24). Retrieved on 2013-09-06.
  2. ^ "Athletics: No go for O.co". Ballpark Digest. April 9, 2012. Retrieved September 6, 2013. 
  3. ^ Tucker, Tim (November 12, 2013). "Braves plan to build new stadium in Cobb". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved November 12, 2013. 
  4. ^ Bud Selig says no timetable for A's stadium. SFGate (2012-04-20). Retrieved on 2013-09-06.
  5. ^ Rays Ballpark - pictures, information and more of the future Tampa Bay Rays ballpark. Ballparksofbaseball.com (2008-06-25). Retrieved on 2013-09-06.
  6. ^ St. Pete waterfront ballpark a no-go | raysbaseball.com: News. Tampabay.rays.mlb.com. Retrieved on 2013-09-06.
  7. ^ "Bud Selig: A's, Rays need new parks". Associated Press. Retrieved 2012-07-05. 
  8. ^ "The Tampa Bay Rays stadium site debate". St. Petersburg Times. Retrieved 2012-07-05. 
  9. ^ a b c Lowry, Philip (2009). Green Cathedrals. New York: Walker Publishing Company. ISBN 0802715621. 
Further reading
  • Lowry, Phillip (October 31, 2006). Green Cathedrals: The Ultimate Celebration of All Major League Ballparks. Walker & Company. ISBN 0-8027-1562-1. 
  • Ritter, Lawrence (March 8, 1994). Lost Ballparks: A Celebration of Baseball's Legendary Fields. Studio. ISBN 978-0-14-023422-0. 

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