By: Sara, Kelsey, and Laura
There are many different types of sports arena. There are football fields, baseball fields, and even Olympic fields. This web page is going to be lots of fun and filled with exciting facts about Sports Arenas. All sports arenas are different in their own way. They can have different amounts of seats and different areas. It all depends on the amount of money and team they have. Here are some of the biggest and best stadiums...
Wrigley Field is the home for the Chicago Cubs. Wrigley Field opened on April 23, 1914. The architect that designed the stadium was Zachary Taylor Davis. The owner is Charlie Weeghman. The cost of the stadium was $250,000 when it was constructed in 1914. In 1914 the stadium could fit about 14,000. Now the stadium can fit 30,902 people.
Pacific Bell Park
The Pacific Bell Stadium opened on March 31, 2000 for the San Francisco Giants. Hok Sport (in Kansas City) designed the stadium. The owner is China Basin ballpark corp.. The stadium cost $255,000,000. In 2000, the stadium could fit 40,930 people and in 2001, the stadium could fit 41,059 people.
Fenway Park opened on April 20, 1912 being home to the Boston Redsox. Osborn engineering designed the stadium and Yawkey Trust owns it. It cost $650,000 and held 35,000 people in 1912. In 1993 it held 34,218 people.
The Yankee stadium is the home for the New York Yankees. It opened on April 18, 1923. It then closed on September 30, 1973. It reopened on April 15, 1976. The cost was $2.5 million. In 1923, the stadium held 58,000 people and in 1980 it held 57,545 people.
Camden Yards was built on April 6, 1992 for the Baltimore Orioles. It was designed by Hok Sport and now owned by Maryland stadium authority. It cost $100 million. In 1992, the stadium could hold 48,262 people.
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