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Coors Field

Colorado Rockies

History of Coors Field

Coors Field, located in Denver, Colorado, is a modern baseball stadium that is the home of the Colorado Rockies Major League Baseball team. The stadium, which opened in 1995, has a seating capacity of over 50,000 and is known for its modern design and unique features.

Coors Field was built to replace the Rockies’ former home, Mile High Stadium, and was constructed at a cost of $215 million. The stadium’s design was influenced by the trend of modernist ballparks that emerged in the 1990s, with a multi-tiered seating bowl and expansive concourse areas.

The Colorado Rockies have a successful history at Coors Field, including a National League pennant in 2007. The team’s dynamic roster and exciting brand of baseball make Coors Field a popular destination for fans.

The first game played at Coors Field was on April 26, 1995, when the Rockies faced off against the New York Mets. The Rockies won the game 11-9, and the stadium was packed with over 47,000 fans who were excited to see their new home team play.

In addition to baseball games, Coors Field has also hosted a variety of other events over the years, including concerts and soccer games. The stadium’s versatile design and state-of-the-art features make it a popular venue for a variety of events.

Coors Field is known for its unique features, including the expansive outfield, which is one of the largest in all of baseball, and the “Rockpile” seating area in center field, which offers fans a unique and affordable way to experience the game. The stadium also features a variety of dining options, including local Colorado cuisine like Rocky Mountain oysters and bison burgers.

In conclusion, Coors Field is a modern and dynamic baseball stadium that offers fans a unique and memorable experience. With its versatile design, state-of-the-art features, and unique “Rockpile” seating area, it’s no wonder that it’s a must-visit destination for sports fans and tourists alike. The team’s successful history, including a National League pennant in 2007, and exciting brand of baseball make Coors Field a popular destination for fans.

Stadium Information

  • Location: 2001 Blake St, Denver, CO 80205
  • Year built: 1995
  • Attendance size: 50,398
  • Division: NL West