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First and Figures

Status: Home of San Diego Padres

Address: 100 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92173

Capacity: 46,000

Cost to construct: $449 Million

Architect: HOK Sports

Owner: City of San Diego (70%) San Diego Padres (30%)

Former Naming: N/A

 

The Field

Playing Surface: Grass

Defining Feature: Left Field Area, is a warehouse looking fixture from 1909; Wiffle Ball Park; adjecent Condo's feature season tickets  

Dimensions (ft) Initial distance in parenthesis

Left Field: 336

Left Center: 357

Center Field:  396

Right Center: 382

Right Field: 322

 

Opening Day and Firsts

Opening Date: April 4, 2204 

Opponent: San Francisco Giants

Results:  Padres 4 Giants 3 (10 innings)

Attendance:  41,400

First Hit: Brian Giles (Padres, single)

Winning Pitcher: Eddie Oropesa

Losing Pitcher: Matt Herges

 

Umpires: Mike Winters, Dana DeMuth, Brian Runge, Kerwin Danley

Managers: Bruce Bochy, Padres; Felipe Alou, Giants

Starting Pitchers: David Wells, Padres; Dustin Hermanson, Giants

Ceremonial Pitch: President Jimmy Carter, Bud Selig

  S.D. Mayor Dick Murphy

 

 

 

Hosted Events

World Series: 0

All Star Games: 0

World Baseball Classic: 2006

Other: 

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