Minute Maid Park

First and Figures

Status: Home of Houston Astros

Address: 501 Crawford Street

Capacity: 40,950

Cost to construct: $248 Million 

Architect: HOK Sport


Former Naming: Enron Field 


The Field

Playing Surface: Grass

Defining Feature:  Left Field terrace; Mound in Center Field

Dimensions (ft) Initial distance in parenthesis

Left Field: 315

Left Center: 362

Center Field: 435

Right Center: 373

Right Field: 326


Opening Day and Firsts

Opening Date:  April 7, 2000

Opponent: Philadelphia Phillies 

Results:  Philadelphia 4 Houston 1

Attendance:  41,583

First Hit: Dog Glanville (single, Philadelphia)

Winning Pitcher: Randy Wolfe

Losing Pitcher: Octovial Dotel


Hosted Events

World Series: 2005

All Star Games:  2004

World Baseball Classic: 


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