How Many Baseball Stadiums Are There?

How Many Baseball Stadiums Are There

As of 2021, there are 30 different baseball stadiums in use by Major League teams, one for each franchise.

Here is a rundown of each MLB stadium by city and team

Atlanta Braves – Truist Park

Opened in 2017, Truist Park was originally known as Sun Trust Park and seats 41,500 fans. Prior to the move to Truist, the Braves played at Turner Field.

Arizona Diamondbacks – Chase Field

The Diamondbacks have played at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona, since their inaugural season as an expansion franchise in 1998. It was the first stadium to feature a retractable roof and natural grass (since replaced by turf). Its capacity is 48,519.

Baltimore Orioles – Baltimore Park at Camden Yards

Camden Yards open in 1992 and immediately set the standard for the coming wave of retro (but modern) ballparks that were much more intimate than the expansive, multiuse cookie-cutter stadiums of the 1970s. Camden Yards seats 45,917 fans.

Boston Red Sox – Fenway Park

First opened in 1912, Fenway is the oldest active ballpark in the Majors (though it was rebuilt in 1934 after a fire). Home to the famous Green Monster wall in left field, Fenway has a modern-day capacity of 37,949.

Chicago Cubs – Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field is the second oldest active ballpark in MLB (behind Fenway), having opened in 1916 — a full 100 years before the Cubs’ latest World Series championship. The last park to be fitted for lights to enable nighttime play (in 1988), Wrigley Field today can accommodate 41,268 fans.

Chicago White Sox – Guaranteed Rate Field

Guaranteed Rate Field opened in 1991 as “Comiskey Park,” the same name as its historic predecessor. Naming rights deals, though, changed the name to U.S. Cellular Field and then to its current moniker. GRF can seat 40,615.

Cincinnati Reds – Great American Ball Park

Built on the Cincinnati riverfront to replace Riverfront Stadium (Cinergy Field), GABP opened in 2003 and seats 43,219.

Cleveland Indians – Progressive Field

Opened as Jacobs Field in 1994 to replace the cavernous Cleveland Stadium, Progressive was an immediate hit and a shining example of how teams could bring historical and modern stadium elements together to create a superb fan experience. The ballpark has a capacity of 35,225.

Colorado Rockies – Coors Field

After playing their first two seasons at Mile High Stadium, the Rockies moved into Coors for the 1995 season. The ballpark famous for inflating offensive performance holds a generous 50,398, second only to Dodger Stadium in terms of capactiy.

Detroit Tigers – Comerica Park

Comerica Park opened in 2000 as a replacement for historic Tiger Stadium. Comerica has a seating capacity of 41,297.

Houston Astros – Minute Maid Park

Minute Maid Park opened in 200 as the replacement for the iconic Astrodome. The park has also been known as The Ballpark at Union Station, Enron Field, and Astros Field, and has a capacity of 41,676.

Los Angeles Angels – Angel Stadium

Previously known as Anaheim Stadium, Angel Stadium opened in 1966 as the home of the Angels and also served as the Los Angeles Rams’ (NFL) stomping grounds for several years. It has a seating capacity of 45,957.

Los Angeles Dodgers – Dodger Stadium

Bright and sunny Dodger Stadium now stands as the third oldest ballpark in the Majors. Opened in 1962, the Stadium is also the largest in the game, with a capacity of 56,000.

Kansas City Royals – Kauffman Stadium

Opened as Royals Stadium in 1973, Kauffman Stadium has undergone some renovation over the decade and now presents a capacity of 37,903.

Miami Marlins – Marlins Park

Built on land that was formerly part of the Miami Orange Bowl site, Marlins park opened in 2012, replacing Sun Life Stadium as the Marlins home turf. The Park has a seating capacity of 36,742.

Milwaukee Brewers – American Family Field

Originally dubbed Miller Field, American Family opened in 2001 as a replacement for Milwaukee County Stadium. Today, the ballpark has a seating capacity of 41,900.

Minnesota Twins – Target Field

Target Field replaced the infamous Metrodome as the Twins’ baseball home, opening for business in 2010. It’s seating capacity these days is 38,871.

New York Mets – Citi Field

After calling Shea Stadium home for 45 seasons, the Mets moved to sparkling new Citi Field for the 2009 season. Located in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Citi boasts a seating capacity of 41,922.

New York Yankees – Yankee Stadium

Opened in 2009, Yankee Stadium replaced the Yankees’ old stadium … Yankee Stadium. The original Yankee Stadium was built in 1923 — ‘the House that Ruth Built’ — and extensively renovated from 1973 through 1976 in the years after Mickey Mantle retired.. The current Stadium seats 47,309.

Oakland A’s – RingCentral Coliseum

Originally named the Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum (or simply Oakland Coliseum), this ballpark opened in 1966. For many years, until 2019, it was also the home of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders, making it the last stadium to host both professional baseball and football teams at the same time. The Coliseum seats 35,067

Philadelphia Phillies – Citizens Bank Park

Citizens Bank replaced Veterans Stadium as the Phillies’ home in April of 2004. It has a capacity of 43,651.

Pittsburgh Pirates – PNC Park

PNC is another of baseball’s new breed of more intimate ballparks, replacing the 1970s spaceship known as Three Rivers Stadium. Opened for play in 2001, PNC can accommodate 38,362 fans.

San Diego Padres – Petco Park

Petco Park opened in 2004 as a replacement for the multipurpose Qualcomm Stadium, shared by the Padres and the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). The Friars’ current home seats 40,162.

San Francisco Giants – Oracle Park

Oracle Park replaced the drafty but historic Candlestick Park in 2000. Back then, it was called Pacific Bell Park — these days, it’s home to up to 41,915 at Giants home games.

Seattle Mariners – T-Mobile Park

T-Mobile Park opened as Safeco Park back in July of 1999, replacing the old Kingdome. T-Mobile has a seating capacity of 37,943.

St. Louis Cardinals – Busch Stadium

Also known as the New Busch Stadium or Busch Stadium III, this Busch Stadium opened in 2006 as one of the modern baseball cathedrals, but with a nod the Cards’ history by retaining the old name. Busch holds up to 43,975 spectators.

Tampa Bay Rays – Tropicana Field

Located in St. Petersburg, Tropicana Field opened in 1998, the Rays first season (they were an expansion team that year, along with the D-Backs). The Trop seats 31,042.

Texas Rangers – Globe Life Field

Globe Life Field opened in 2020, replacing Globe Life Park, which was itself the replacement for Arlington Stadium back in 1994. Globe Life Field, located in Arlington, Texas, has a seating capacity of 40,300.

Toronto Blue Jays – Rogers Centre

Rogers Centre, originally named the SkyDome, opened in 1989 as a futuristic vision of what baseball stadiums might become. Today, it stands as a holdout caught between the stadium booms of the 1970s and 1990s, and it welcomes up to 49,282 fans to Blue Jays home games.

Washington Nationals – Nationals Park

The Nationals played a few seasons at old RFK Stadium after they moved to Washington from Montreal, and before moving into Nationals Park in 2008. The “new” home of the Nats can accommodate up to 41,313 spectators.

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