Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
First and Figures
Status: Home of Oakland A's
Address: 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA
Capacity: 50,000 (original) 48,219
Cost to construct: $25.5 Million, $200 Million renovations
Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Former Naming: Oakland Coliseum; Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum; UMAX Coliseum; Network Associates Coliseum; McAfee Coliseum
Playing Surface: Grass
Defining Feature: Large foul territory, cost Rickey Henderson a handful of batting titles. Massive Centerfield Grand stand added for football. This is a football stadium, that baseball is played at.
Dimensions (ft) Initial distance in parenthesis
Left Field: 330
Left Center: 375 (378)
Center Field: 400 (410)
Right Center: 375 (378)
Right Field: 330
Opening Day and Firsts
Opening Date: April 17, 1968
Results: Baltimore 4 Oakland 1
First Hit: Boog Powell (Baltimore, Homerun)
Winning Pitcher: Dave McNally
Losing Pitcher: Lew Krausse
World Series: 1972, 1973, 1974, 1988, 1989, 1990
All Star Games: 1987
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