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Dolphin Stadium

 

First and Figures

 

Status: Home of Florida Marlins

Address: 2269 NW 199th Street, Miami, FLA

Capacity: 47,662 (original) 42,351 current

Cost to construct: $115 Million, $10 Million renovations

Architect: HOK Sports

Former Naming: Land shark Stadium; Dolphin Stadium; Joe Robbie Stadium; Pro Player Stadium

 

The Field

Playing Surface: Grass

Defining Feature: The "Teal Monster" in Left Field

Dimensions (ft) Initial distance in parenthesis

Left Field: 330 (335)

Left Center: 357 (363)

Center Field: 404 (410) 

Right Center: 373

Right Field: 345

Hosted Events

World Series:  1997, 2003

All Star Games: 0

 

 

Game 04/05/1993 Dodgers 3, Marlins 6

  Umpires Frank Pulli, Joe West, Charlie Williams, Gary Darling

  Managers Rene Lachemann, Marlins; Tommy Lasorda, Dodgers

  Starting Pitchers Charlie Hough, Marlins; Orel Hershiser , Dodgers

  Ceremonial Pitch Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio

  Attendance 42,334

Batting

  Batter Jose Offerman (strikeout)

  Hit Bret Barberie (single)

  Run Benito Santiago

  RBI Walt Weiss

  Single Bret Barberie

  Double Eric Davis

  Triple Walt Weiss

  Home Run Tim Wallach

  Grand Slam Jeff Conine (05/01/1993)

  IPHR Alex Arias (06/02/1995)

  Stolen Base Jeff Conine

  Sacrifice Hit Kevin Gross (04/07/1993)

  Sacrifice Fly Ramon Martinez (04/06/1993)

Pitching

  Win Charlie Hough

  Loss Orel Hershiser

  Shutout Tommy Greene (05/18/1993)

  Save Bryan Harvey

  Hit by Pitch John Smoltz hit Junior Felix (04/21/1993)

  Wild Pitch Richie Lewis (04/07/1993)

  Balk Richie Lewis (04/06/1993)

  No-Hitter Al Leiter (05/11/1996)

  Perfect Game Roy Halladay (05/29/2010)

 

 

Ken Griffey, Jr. hit his 600th career home run off Mark Hendrickson of the Florida Marlins on June 9, 2008.

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1997 World Series, 2003 World Series, Dolphin Stadium, Florida Marlins, Land shark Stadium, Pro Player Stadium, Sun Life Stadium, The Teal monster

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