AT&T Field

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AT&T Field
ChattanoogaAT&TField.jpg
Former names Bellsouth Park
Location 201 Power Alley
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Coordinates 35°3′16″N 85°18′50″W / 35.05444°N 85.31389°W / 35.05444; -85.31389Coordinates: 35°3′16″N 85°18′50″W / 35.05444°N 85.31389°W / 35.05444; -85.31389
Broke ground May 3, 1999[1]
Built 1999-2000
Opened April 10, 2000
Owner Engel Stadium Corporation
Operator Engel Stadium Corporation
Surface Grass
Construction cost $10.2 million
($14 million in 2014 dollars[2])
Architect DLR Group
Structural engineer March Adams & Associates, Inc.[3]
General contractor EMJ Corp.
Capacity 6,340
Field dimensions Left Field: 330 FT
Center Field: 400 FT
Right Field: 325 FT
Tenants
Chattanooga Lookouts (SL) (2000-present)

AT&T Field is a baseball field located in Chattanooga, Tennessee. It is the home of the minor league Chattanooga Lookouts of the double-A Southern League. Capacity of the stadium is 6,362 people, with the vast majority of seating located on the first base side. Construction of the stadium began in March 1999, and was completed for the 2000 season.[4] The stadium's first game was on April 10, 2000, a 5-4 Chattanooga win.[5]

AT&T Field was known as BellSouth Park until March 2007, when the ballpark's name was changed to reflect the purchase of BellSouth by AT&T Inc.[4]

Field diagram[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nashville's Football Stadium Nearly Ready for First Kickoff". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. April 29, 1999. pp. A16. Retrieved September 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–2014. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  3. ^ "Parks & Recreation". March Adams & Associates, Inc. Retrieved September 18, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b Knight, Graham (July 27, 2010). "AT&T Field". Baseball Pilgrimages. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  5. ^ "History". Chattanooga Lookouts. January 29, 2008. Archived from the original on October 18, 2009. Retrieved October 18, 2009. 

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