Arthur W. Perdue Stadium
|Arthur W. Perdue Stadium|
Interior of Arthur W. Perdue Stadium
|Location||6400 Hobbs Road
Salisbury, MD 21804
|Broke ground||August 18, 1994|
|Opened||April 17, 1996|
|Owner||City of Salisbury|
|Operator||7th Inning Stretch LP|
|Construction cost||$11.5 million
($17.3 million in 2014 dollars)
|Architect||The Design Exchange|
|Project manager||National Sports Services|
|Structural engineer||Davis, Bowen & Friedel, Inc.|
|Field dimensions||Left Field: 309 ft
Center Field: 402 ft
Right Field: 309 ft
|Delmarva Shorebirds (SAL) (1996-present)|
The Arthur W. Perdue Stadium is a baseball stadium in Salisbury, Maryland. It is the home of the Baltimore Orioles Class A affiliate Delmarva Shorebirds, and was named for the founder of Perdue Farms, Arthur Perdue. It features the Maryland Eastern Shore Baseball Hall of Fame. The stadium seats 5,200 fans and was opened in 1996. As the second largest seating venue in Salisbury, it also occasionally is used for concerts or other events. The larger Wicomico Youth and Civic Center has a real covenant against serving alcohol. As such, the stadium was chosen as the venue for Fernando Guerrero's middleweight title-winning boxing match in October 2009.
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