Citizens Bank Park

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Citizens Bank Park
Fieldatthepark.jpg
LocationOne Citizens Bank Way
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19148
Coordinates39°54′21″N 75°9′59″W / 39.90583°N 75.16639°W / 39.90583; -75.16639Coordinates: 39°54′21″N 75°9′59″W / 39.90583°N 75.16639°W / 39.90583; -75.16639
OwnerThe City Of Philadelphia
OperatorPhiladelphia Phillies
Comcast-Spectacor Global Spectrum Division
Capacity42,792
Field sizeLeft field foul pole
329 feet (100 m)[1]
Left field power alley
374 feet (114 m)[1]
The "Angle" (left of CF to LCF)
409 feet (125 m) - 381 feet (116 m) - 387 feet (118 m)[1]
Center field, straightaway
401 feet (122 m)[1]
Right field power alley
369 feet (112 m)[1]
Right field foul pole
330 feet (101 m)[1]
SurfaceKentucky Blue Grass
ScoreboardLeft Field HD display Video Board, 76 feet 0 inches (23.16 m) × 97 feet 0 inches (29.57 m), 7,372 square feet (680 m2)
Daktronics left field scoreboard message board, baseline message boards, HD displays and out-of-town scoreboards
Construction
Broke groundJune 28, 2002
OpenedApril 3, 2004
Construction cost$458 million
ArchitectEwingCole (formerly Ewing Cole Cherry Brott) (Philadelphia)
Populous (formerly HOK Sport Kansas City)
Project managerJohn Stranix
Main contractorsL. F. Driscoll Co
Hunt Construction
Synterra, Ltd.
Don Todd Associates, Inc.
Tenants
Philadelphia Phillies (MLB) (2004–present)

Citizens Bank Park is a Major League Baseball sporting venue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is the home of the Major League Baseball team called the Philadelphia Phillies. It opened on May 3rd, 2004 and the first game played there was on April 12th, when the Phillies lost to the Cincinnati Reds. It seats 42,792 people and replaced the now demolished Veterans Stadium. It is part of the South Philadelphia Sports Complex.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Citizens Bank Park Convenience Guide - Field Dimensions". Philadelphia Phillies. Archived from the original on 19 September 2017. Retrieved 30 July 2009.