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What are the oldest Major League Baseball stadiums?

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What are the oldest MLB stadiums? originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia

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They don’t call baseball “the old ball game” for nothing.

Professional baseball is almost 150 years old, and the sport itself is two centuries old. Although the game has evolved, Major League Baseball and some of its teams are still tied to the past.

Two MLB baseball stadiums have already celebrated their 100th anniversary. Which team has the oldest stadium and which ones have gleaming new buildings to call home?

Here’s a look at MLB’s longest running stadiums:

What is the oldest MLB stadium still in use today?

The award goes to Fenway Park, home Boston Red Sox.

The baseball stadium opened in 1912 and is now 110 years old.

What is the second oldest MLB stadium?

The second oldest stadium in operation brings us to the Friendly Frontiers. Wrigley Field opened in 1914. Chicago Cubs have been playing there ever since.

Apart from Fenway and Wrigley, every other MLB stadium opened after 1962.

When did the newest MLB stadium open?

While the Red Sox and Cubs play in century-old buildings, Texas Rangers They have lived in the new house for only three years.

The Rangers were based at Globe Life Park from 1994 to 2019 before moving to Globe Life Field in 2020. The Rangers not only played there in 2020, but were also a neutral venue for the National League Championship Series and World Series in their first year.

How old is Citizens Bank Park?

The Philadelphia Phillies played 19 seasons at Citizens Bank Park.

The team played 43 seasons at the Veterans Stadium before moving to their current stadium in 2004.

How old is each MLB stadium?

Let’s walk through MLB to see how old each team’s approximate age is:

  • Arizona Diamondbacks: Chase Field, 1998

  • Atlanta Braves: Truist Park 2017

  • Baltimore OriolesImage: Oriole Park at Camden Yards, 1992.

  • Boston Red Sox: Fenway Park, 1912

  • Chicago Cubs: Wrigley Field, 1914

  • Chicago White Sox: Guaranteed Rate Field, 1991

  • Cincinnati Reds: Great American Baseball Park, 2003

  • Cleveland Guardians: Progressive Field, 1994

  • Colorado Rockies: Course Field, 1995

  • Detroit Tigers: Comerica Park 2000

  • Houston Astros: Minute Maid Park, 2000

  • Kansas City Royals: Kaufman Stadium, 1973

  • Los Angeles Angels: Angel Stadium, 1966

  • Los Angeles Dodgers: Dodger Stadium, 1962

  • Miami Marlins: CreditDepo Park, 2012

  • Milwaukee Brewers: American Family Field, 2001

  • Minnesota Twins: Target Field, 2010

  • New York Mets: City Field, 2009

  • New York Yankees: Yankee Stadium, 2009

  • Oakland Athletics: RingCentral Coliseum, 1966

  • Philadelphia Phillies: Citizens Bank Park, 2004

  • Pittsburgh Pirates: PNC Park, 2001

  • San Diego Padres: Petko Park, 2004

  • San Francisco Giants: Oracle Park, 2000

  • Seattle Mariners: T-Mobile Park, 1999

  • St. Louis Cardinals: Bush Stadium, 2006

  • Tampa Bay Rays: Tropicana Field, 1990

  • Texas Rangers: Globe Life Field, 2020

  • Toronto Blue Jays: Rogers Center, 1989

  • Washington Nationals: National Park, 2008



Source: sports.yahoo.com

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