|Former names||Grizzlies Stadium|
|Location||1800 Tulare Street
Fresno, California 93721
|Owner||City of Fresno|
|Operator||Fresno Sports Management, LLC.|
|Record attendance||16,000+ (2012|
|Field size||Left field: 324 ft (99 m)
Center field: 402 ft (123 m)
Right field: 335 ft (102 m)
|Broke ground||August 8, 2000|
|Opened||May 1, 2002|
|Construction cost||$46 million
($60.3 million in 2015 dollars)
|Project manager||Huber, Hunt & Nichols|
|Structural engineer||Advanced Structural Design, Inc.|
|Services engineer||Bredson & Associates, Inc.|
|Fresno Grizzlies (PCL) (2002–present)
Fresno Fuego (USLPDL) (2007–present)
Chukchansi Park, formerly Grizzlies Stadium, is a city-owned baseball stadium located in Fresno, California, completed in 2002 as the home for the Pacific Coast League, Fresno Grizzlies. In September 2006, Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino, affiliated with the Chukchansi tribe, announced it would be the premier corporate sponsor for Grizzlies Stadium, in a 15-year, US$16 million deal. The first game was May 1, 2002. Located in downtown Fresno, it is to be an anchor in the rehabilitation of the area, as other commercial development is planned in the Central Business District Loop.
The $46 million facility seats 12,500, with left field dimensions of 324 ft (99 m); center field, 402 ft (123 m); and right field, 335 ft (102 m). The ballpark features 600 club seats and 32 luxury suites
The stadium's current tenants are the Pacific Coast League: Fresno Grizzlies (2002–present), and the USL Premier Development League: Fresno Fuego (2007–present), and is also used for music concerts, motocross events, and high school football.
The stadium's attendance record was set on July 10, 2015 when Chukchansi Park hosted an exhibition soccer game between Mexican soccer clubs Chivas and Atlas, infront of 16,824 fans. The stadium's second attendance record was set on June 27, 2012 when Chukchansi Park hosted an exhibition soccer game between Mexican soccer clubs América and Chiapas of the Primera División, in front of a crowd of 16,125 fans; breaking the previous record set on March 26, 2008 when the Grizzlies played their parent club, the San Francisco Giants, in an exhibition game in front of 14,084 fans.
On March 27, 2015, Liga MX teams Cruz Azul and León faced off an international friendly match in front of a crowd of 15,087 spectators, the third largest crowd recorded at Chukchansi Park.
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