Chiba Marine Stadium

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Chiba Marine Stadium
(QVC Marine Field)
Chiba Marine Stadium
Location Chiba City, Chiba, Japan
Opened February 2, 1990
Owner Chiba City
Operator Chiba Lotte Marines
Surface Astro Nexturf
Construction cost 13,300,000,000 yen
Capacity 30,000
Field size Left Field – 99.5 m (326.4 ft)
Center Field – 122 m (400.3 ft)
Right Field – 99.5 m (326.4 ft)
Height of Outfield Fence – 4 m (13.1 ft)
Tenants
Chiba Lotte Marines (Pacific League) (1992–present)

Chiba Marine Stadium (千葉マリンスタジアム Chiba Marin Sutajiamu?) is a stadium in Chiba City, Japan. It opened in 1990 and holds 30,000 people.

The official opening of the stadium was held on April 13, 14, 15 1990, when popstar Madonna opened her Blond Ambition Tour at the venue. The show was blighted by heavy rain and high winds, which led to the concert being dramatically scaled-back, as documented in her documentary Truth or Dare.

The Summer Sonic Festival is held in the stadium and the neighbouring Makuhari Messe every summer.

It is primarily used for baseball and is the home field of the Chiba Lotte Marines, secondarily used for Rugby union.

On August 13 and August 14 2014, Lady Gaga will perform at the stadium as part of her tour ArtRave: The Artpop Ball.


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Preceded by
Kawasaki Stadium
Home of the
Chiba Lotte Marines

1992 –
Succeeded by
N/A

Coordinates: 35°38′42.86″N 140°1′51.32″E / 35.6452389°N 140.0309222°E / 35.6452389; 140.0309222