Durham Bulls Athletic Park

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Durham Bulls Athletic Park
DBAP
Durham Bulls Athletic Park Durham.JPG The main entrance in 2014
Location409 Blackwell Street
Durham, North Carolina
United States
Coordinates35°59′30.08″N 78°54′15.07″W / 35.9916889°N 78.9041861°W / 35.9916889; -78.9041861Coordinates: 35°59′30.08″N 78°54′15.07″W / 35.9916889°N 78.9041861°W / 35.9916889; -78.9041861
OwnerCity of Durham
OperatorDurham Bulls Baseball Club
Capacity10,000 (1998–present)
9,033 (1995–1997)[7]
Field sizeLeft field: 305 ft (93 m)
Left-center field: 375 ft (114 m)
Center field: 400 ft (120 m)
Right-center field: 375 ft (114 m)
Right field: 325 ft (99 m)
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke groundApril 24, 1993[1]
OpenedApril 6, 1995
Renovated2002–04, 2009, 2014, 2016, 2019
Expanded1997–98, 2009–10, 2014
Construction costUS$18.5 million
($31 million in 2019 dollars[2])
ArchitectHOK Sport now Populous
The Freelon Group[3]
Project managerCHA Enterprises[4]
Services engineerKnott Benson Engineering Associates P.A.[5]
General contractorGeorge W. Kane Construction Co.[6]
Tenants
Durham Bulls (CL/IL) 1995–present
Duke Blue Devils (NCAA) 2010–present
North Carolina Central Eagles (NCAA)

Durham Bulls Athletic Park (DBAP, pronounced "d-bap") is a 10,000-seat ballpark in Durham, North Carolina that is home to the Durham Bulls, the Triple-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays of Major League Baseball. It is also home to the Duke Blue Devils[8] and North Carolina Central Eagles college baseball teams.[9] The $18.5-million park opened in 1995 as the successor to the Durham Athletic Park.

  1. ^ Parsons, Grant (May 26, 1993). "The Beginning of a Renaissance in Downtown Durham". The News & Observer. Raleigh. Retrieved February 21, 2012.
  2. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Retrieved January 1, 2020.
  3. ^ "Durham Bulls Athletic Park". The Freelon Group. Retrieved October 1, 2011.
  4. ^ Vercellotti, Tim (November 18, 1993). "Ballpark $2.4 Million Over Budget". The News & Observer. Raleigh. Retrieved July 3, 2012.
  5. ^ "Sports Facilities". Knott Benson Engineering Associates. Retrieved July 3, 2012.
  6. ^ "Durham Bulls Athletic Park". Duke Athletics. Retrieved October 1, 2011.
  7. ^ Knight, Graham. "Durham Bulls Athletic Park". Baseball Pilgrimages. Retrieved October 1, 2011.
  8. ^ "Duke, Durham Bulls Announce Partnership". Duke Athletics. Archived from the original on February 23, 2012. Retrieved November 17, 2009.
  9. ^ "Savannah State Univ. vs N.C. Central Univ. (Mar 07, 2009)". North Carolina Central Athletics. March 7, 2009. Archived from the original on April 17, 2009. Retrieved November 15, 2009.

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