Estadio Revolución

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Estadio de la Revolución
photo of main entrance with band and cheerleaders
Estadio de la Revolución in 2009
Location Sports Nazario S. Ortiz Garza
Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico
Coordinates 25°32′22.47″N 103°25′45.04″W / 25.5395750°N 103.4291778°W / 25.5395750; -103.4291778Coordinates: 25°32′22.47″N 103°25′45.04″W / 25.5395750°N 103.4291778°W / 25.5395750; -103.4291778
Capacity 8,500[1]
Field size Left Field: 333 feet (101 m)
Center Field: 400 feet (120 m)
Right Field: 333 feet (101 m)
Surface Grass
Construction
Opened 15 September 1932[3]
Renovated Fall 2002[2]
Tenants
Algodoneros de Unión Laguna (1940–2002)
Vaqueros Laguna (2003–present)

Estadio de la Revolución is a sports arena located near the downtown area of Torreón in Coahuila, Mexico.[3] It has a seating capacity of 8,500.[1] Though used mainly for baseball games, it sometimes hosts concerts and other non-sport events.[3] It is the home field of the Vaqueros Laguna baseball team.[3] Since it was originally constructed as a multi sport stadium and featured a running track the Estadio de la Revolución features the largest foul territory of any ball park within the Mexican League, the area of the former running track.[3] The stadium is named to commemorate the Mexican Revolution of 1910–1920, a political change that was still recent at the time of the venue's opening on 15 September 1932.[3] The stadium was renovated in the fall of 2002 to provide a refurbished appearance for the baseball team's reorganization, renaming, and new season starting in 2003.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "World Stadiums - Stadiums in Mexico :: Northern Mexico". Retrieved 2011-06-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Remodelación completa en el Estadio de la Revolución". El Siglo de Torreón (in Spanish). 12 February 2003. Retrieved 2011-06-24. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Sitio Oficial Vaqueros Laguna - Vive ser un Vaquero" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-06-19.