Foothills Stadium

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Foothills Stadium
Foothills Stadium 5.jpg
Location  Calgary  Alberta
Opened 1966
Renovated 1985
2004
2007
Owner City of Calgary
Surface Grass
Capacity Baseball: 6,000
Field size Left – 345 ft
Centre – 400 ft
Right – 345 ft
Tenants
Calgary Vipers (NAL) (2004-2011)
Calgary Dawgs (WMBL) (2003-2005)
Calgary Outlaws (CBL) (2003)
Calgary Cannons (PCL) (1985-2002)
Calgary Expos (PBL) (1977-1984)

Foothills Stadium, formerly Burns Stadium, is a stadium in Calgary, Alberta. It is primarily used for baseball, and was formerly home to the Calgary Cannons AAA baseball club until September 2002, when the team relocated to Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. It was later the home field of the Calgary Vipers baseball team of the North American League. It originally opened in 1966. The most notable early team to play in the stadium was the Calgary Expos of the Pioneer League. The stadium has undergone several renovations, notably in 1985 prior to the arrival of the Calgary Cannons. Most recently the stadium was refurbished in 2004 including the installation of ViperVision Video Screen in right field. It holds 6,000 people.

With the Calgary Vipers recently folding, the stadium is currently being used by the University of Calgary Dinos baseball team, as well the Calgary PBF Redbirds and Babe Ruth Calgary.

Foothills Stadium during a Calgary Vipers game

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Preceded by
First stadium
Home of the
Calgary Dawgs

2003 – 2005
Succeeded by
Seaman Stadium

Coordinates: 51°4′24.37″N 114°7′14.29″W / 51.0734361°N 114.1206361°W / 51.0734361; -114.1206361 (Foothills Stadium)