Hunter Wright Stadium

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Hunter Wright Stadium
Hunter Wright Stadium is located in Tennessee
Hunter Wright Stadium
Hunter Wright Stadium
Former names Kingsport Sports Complex
Address 800 Granby Road
Location Kingsport, TN
Coordinates 36°33′46″N 82°35′55″W / 36.56278°N 82.59861°W / 36.56278; -82.59861Coordinates: 36°33′46″N 82°35′55″W / 36.56278°N 82.59861°W / 36.56278; -82.59861
Type Baseball stadium
Genre(s) Sporting events
divisional playoffs
Seating type Metal bleachers
Capacity 2,500
Field size
  • Left field: 330 feet (100 m)
  • Center field: 410 feet (120 m)
  • Right field: 330 feet (100 m)
Field shape Standard baseball diamond
Surface Grass
Construction
Built 1995 (1995)
Tenants
Website
www.stadiumjourney.com/stadiums/hunter-wright-stadium-s240/

Hunter Wright Stadium is a minor league baseball facility in Kingsport, Tennessee, named for the popular muli-term former mayor. Built in 1995, it seats 2,500. Hunter Wright is the home field of the Kingsport Mets, an affiliate of the New York Mets, in the Appalachian League.

The stadium's location, just a couple of miles from the Tennessee-Virginia line, allows Gate City High School in nearby Gate City, Va to rent the field for its baseball games, making Hunter Wright the home field for its Blue Devils baseball team. Hunter Wright also hosts a few home games for Kingsport's Dobyns-Bennett High School Indians, returning the favor from when the K-Mets played at the high school's field.

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  1. ^ a b c "Hunter Wright Stadium Information". KINGSPORT METS. Minor League Baseball. Retrieved 7 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Thwaites, George. "Coca-Cola Classic: Vikings come alive against Pats after being taken to woodshed by 'Betsy". KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS. Kingsport Publishing Corporation. Retrieved 7 April 2015. 
  3. ^ Wilmoth, Steve (26 February 2014). "Schedule Announced for 2014 Coca-Cola Classic". Tri-Cities Sports. Retrieved 7 April 2015.