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Arlington Stadium
Arlington Stadium 1988.jpg
Former namesTurnpike Stadium (1965–1971)
Location1500 South Copeland Rd.
Arlington, Texas 76011
Coordinates32°45′23″N 97°5′5″W / 32.75639°N 97.08472°W / 32.75639; -97.08472Coordinates: 32°45′23″N 97°5′5″W / 32.75639°N 97.08472°W / 32.75639; -97.08472
OwnerThe City of Arlington
OperatorThe City of Arlington
Capacity10,600 (1965–1969)
20,500 (1970–1971)
35,185 (1972)
35,698 (1973–1977)
41,097 (1978–1980)
41,284 (1981–1984)
43,508 (1985–1990)
43,521 (1991–1993)
Field sizeLeft Field – 330 ft
Left-Center – 380 ft
Center Field – 400 ft
Right-Center – 380 ft
Right Field – 330 ft
Backstop – 60 ft
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke groundApril 15, 1964
OpenedApril 23, 1965
ClosedOctober 3, 1993
Demolished1994
Construction costUS$1.9 million
ArchitectPreston M. Geren Architects & Engineers[1]
General contractorWalker Construction Co.[2]
Tenants
Dallas-Fort Worth Spurs (TL) (1965–1971)
UT-Arlington Mavericks (NCAA) (1970–1976)
Texas Rangers (MLB) (1972–1993)

Arlington Stadium was a baseball stadium located in Arlington, Texas, United States, located between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. It served as the home for the Texas Rangers (MLB) from 1972 until 1993, after which the team moved into The Ballpark in Arlington (now Globe Life Park in Arlington).

  1. ^ "Plans OK'd for Stadium at Arlington". The Dallas Morning News. September 4, 1964.
  2. ^ "Firm Awarded Pact on Stadium at Arlington". The Dallas Morning News. September 29, 1964.

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