Montgomery Riverwalk Stadium

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Montgomery Riverwalk Stadium
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Location200 Coosa Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
Coordinates32°22′56″N 86°18′38″W / 32.3822°N 86.3106°W / 32.3822; -86.3106Coordinates: 32°22′56″N 86°18′38″W / 32.3822°N 86.3106°W / 32.3822; -86.3106
OwnerCity of Montgomery
OperatorMontgomery Professional Baseball, LLC
Capacity4,500 seats
20 luxury boxes
~2,500 general admission (7,000 total)[6]
Field sizeLeft Field: 314 ft (96 m)
Left-Center: 380 ft (120 m)
Center Field: 401 ft (122 m)
Right-center: 377 ft (115 m)
Right Field: 332 ft (101 m)
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke groundMay 11, 2003
OpenedApril 16, 2004
Construction cost$26 million
($35.2 million in 2019 dollars[1])
ArchitectPopulous
Project managerHagan Construction Company[4]
Structural engineerWalter P Moore/Sykes Consulting, Inc.[2][3]
Services engineerJ. M. Garrett & Sons, Inc.[4]
General contractorJesco Inc.[5]
Tenants
Montgomery Biscuits (SL) (2004–present)

Montgomery Riverwalk Stadium is the home of the Montgomery Biscuits of the Southern League. The minor league baseball ballpark opened in Montgomery, Alabama in 2004. Located in downtown Montgomery, the stadium can host up to 7,000 people a night.

Riverwalk Stadium is a converted century-old train shed. The actual train station is located two blocks away from the field. The abandoned train shed is what is on the exterior of the first base side of the park.[7] Riverwalk Stadium is located near the Alabama River. Montgomery offers a riverfront area that is easily accessible from Riverwalk Stadium with a children's splash pad. There is also an amphitheater located behind the field.[8]

  1. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Retrieved January 1, 2020.
  2. ^ "Our Company Awards". Walter P Moore. Archived from the original on July 7, 2007. Retrieved September 19, 2011.
  3. ^ "Montgomery Riverwalk Stadium". Sykes Consulting, Inc. 2006. Retrieved June 26, 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Montgomery Riverwalk Stadium" (PDF). Tensar Earth Technologies, Inc. October 2005. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 20, 2006. Retrieved September 19, 2011.
  5. ^ Broughton, David (April 12, 2004). "Homestyle: Biscuits' New Park Ready". SportsBusiness Journal. Retrieved September 18, 2011.
  6. ^ "Riverwalk Stadium Information". Minor League Baseball. Montgomery Biscuits. Retrieved 4 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Montgomery Biscuits Stadium Facts". Minor League Baseball. February 25, 2013. Retrieved February 23, 2014.
  8. ^ "Montgomery Riverwalk Stadium". Stadium Journey. Retrieved February 23, 2014.

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