Mile High Stadium

First and Figures

Status: Demolished 2002

Address: Eliot Street, Denver, Co

Capacity: 76,098

Cost to construct: $25 million 

Architect: N/A


Former Naming: Bears Stadium


The Field

Playing Surface: Grass

Defining Feature:  Noise, it was so loud the stadium would shake. It also had moveable stands. 


Dimensions (ft) Initial distance in parenthesis

Left Field: 335

Left Center: 363

Center Field: 423

Right Center: 400

Right Field: 375


Opening Day and Firsts

Opening Date: April 4, 1993

Opponent: Montreal Expos 

Results:  Rockies 11 - Expos 4

Attendance:  80,227

First Hit: Marquis Grissom (single, Expos)

Winning Pitcher: Bryn Smith

Losing Pitcher: Kent Bottenfield


Hosted Events

World Series:  0

All Star Games:  0

World Baseball Classic: 


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