Botchan Stadium

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Botchan Stadium
Botchan Stadium
Location Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan
Owner City of Matsuyama
Capacity 30,000[1]
Field size left - 99.1 m (325 ft)
center - 122 m (400.3 ft)
right - 99.1 m (325 ft)
Opened 2000
Tenants
Japanese High School Baseball Championship Ehime Regional
2008 Women's Baseball World Cup

The Botchan Stadium (坊っちゃんスタジアム?) is a multi-purpose stadium in Matsuyama Central Park, Matsuyama, Japan. It is currently used mostly for baseball matches. The stadium holds 30,136 people.

It is named after well-known novel Botchan written by Natsume Sōseki who once lived in Matsuyama.

The stadium is the home ground of the Ehime Mandarin Pirates playing in Shikoku Island League.

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Coordinates: 33°48′30.28″N 132°44′51.09″E / 33.8084111°N 132.7475250°E / 33.8084111; 132.7475250