First National Bank Field

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Former namesFirst Horizon Park (2005–2007)
NewBridge Bank Park (2008–2015)
Yadkin Bank Park (2016)
Location408 Bellemeade Street
Greensboro, North Carolina
United States
Coordinates36°4′36″N 79°47′41″W / 36.07667°N 79.79472°W / 36.07667; -79.79472Coordinates: 36°4′36″N 79°47′41″W / 36.07667°N 79.79472°W / 36.07667; -79.79472
OwnerGreensboro Baseball LLC
OperatorGreensboro Baseball LLC
Capacity7,499
Field sizeLeft Field: 315 ft (96 m)
Left Field Jog: 322 ft (98 m)
Left-Center: 365 ft (111 m)
Center Field: 400 ft (122 m)
Right-Center: 362 ft (110 m)
Right Field Jog: 320 ft (98 m)
Right Field: 312 ft (95 m)
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke groundJanuary 21, 2004
OpenedApril 3, 2005
Construction cost$21.5 million
($28.1 million in 2019 dollars[1])
ArchitectTetra Tech
Moser Mayer Phoenix Associates
General contractorBarton Malow/Samet[2]
Tenants
Greensboro Grasshoppers (SAL) 2005–present

First National Bank Field is a Minor League Baseball park located in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina. The home of the Greensboro Grasshoppers of the Class A South Atlantic League, it opened on April 3, 2005. The park is on the block bounded by Bellemeade, Edgeworth, Smith, and Eugene Streets.

The stadium's seating capacity is 7,499 people, 5,300 of which are chair-back seats. The stadium was built to Double-A standards and has room for future expansion.[3] In 2017, the Grasshoppers had the best average attendance in the South Atlantic League and the highest total attendance in the league.[4]

  1. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Retrieved January 1, 2020.
  2. ^ "First Horizon Park". Starr Electric Company, Inc. Retrieved September 30, 2011.
  3. ^ "Stadium History". Minor League Baseball. March 16, 2010. Retrieved February 27, 2012.
  4. ^ "2011 Affiliated Attendance by League". Minor League Baseball. September 12, 2017. Retrieved March 13, 2018. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |1= (help)

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