Surprise Stadium

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Surprise Stadium
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Location15930 N. Bullard Avenue
Surprise, Arizona, US
Coordinates33°37′40″N 112°22′40″W / 33.62778°N 112.37778°W / 33.62778; -112.37778Coordinates: 33°37′40″N 112°22′40″W / 33.62778°N 112.37778°W / 33.62778; -112.37778
Capacity10,714[1]
Field sizeLeft Field: 350 feet (110 m)
Left-Center Field: 379 feet (116 m)
Center Field: 400 feet (120 m)
Right-Center Field: 379 feet (116 m)
Right Field: 350 feet (110 m)[2]
Acreage124 acres (50 ha)[2]
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Built2002
OpenedDecember 2002[4]
ArchitectPopulous[3]
Tenants
Kansas City Royals (MLB) (spring training) 2003–present
Texas Rangers (MLB) (spring training) 2003–present
Surprise Saguaros (AFL) 2011–present
Surprise Rafters (AFL) 2007–2010
Surprise Fightin' Falcons (GBL) 2005

Surprise Stadium is a baseball venue located at the Surprise Recreation Campus athletic facility in Surprise, Arizona, United States. The stadium opened in 2002 and seats 10,714 people.[2][4] It is the spring training facility for the Kansas City Royals and the Texas Rangers.[2] It is also the home of the Arizona Fall League's Surprise Saguaros.[1] The venue was previously the home of the Golden Baseball League's Surprise Fightin' Falcons, which disbanded after their only season in 2005.[5] Surprise Stadium is owned and managed by the City of Surprise Community and Recreation Services Department.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About the Arizona Fall League". Arizona Fall League. Major League Baseball. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d "Surprise Stadium". Texas Rangers. Major League Baseball. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  3. ^ Reichard, Kevin (February 28, 2011). "Surprise Stadium / Kansas City Royals / Texas Rangers". Ballpark Digest. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Surprise Stadium". Surprise, Arizona. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  5. ^ "Surprise Fightin' Falcons". BR Bullpen. Baseball-Reference. Retrieved November 11, 2017.

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