16 Facts About Coors Field


Coors Field is a baseball stadium in downtown Denver, Colorado.

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Coors Field has earned a reputation as a hitter's park, due to the effect of Denver's high elevation and semi-arid climate on the distances of batted balls.

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Coors Field has hosted the 1998 MLB All-Star Game and the 2021 MLB All-Star Game.

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Coors Field has hosted an outdoor hockey game from the 2016 NHL Stadium Series, along with numerous concerts.

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In 2017, a consultant determined that Coors Field would require $200 million in capital improvements in the 2020s.

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Coors Field was the first new stadium added in a six-year period in which Denver's sports venues were upgraded, along with Ball Arena and Empower Field at Mile High.

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Coors Field was originally planned to be somewhat smaller, seating only 43,800.

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Coors Field Brewing purchased naming rights to the stadium as part of their $30 million investment in the Rockies in 1991.

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Since its introduction, the number of home runs at Coors Field has decreased and is nearly the same as other parks.

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Coors Field twice broke the major league record for home runs hit in a ballpark in one season.

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Nomo's first no-hitter at Coors Field is of special note due to the park's overwhelming hitter-friendly reputation, it being the only one thrown there through the 2020 season, as well as Nomo pitching for the visiting team; while still a fairly new park at the time, the Rockies started out in the similarly elevated Mile High Stadium and would naturally be more accustomed to Coors Field's nuances such as the larger fielding area as it is their home field.

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Coors Field hosted three outdoor ice hockey games in February 2016.

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Coors Field provides voice-overs for local sports introductions in the region, in addition to hosting a local sports talk radio show.

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Coors Field is currently the PA announcer for the Minnesota Vikings of the NFL.

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Coors Field is one of the voices of the train system at Denver International Airport, and has been heard as the PA announcer at recent Super Bowls.

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Coors Field was featured in the movie The Fan starring Robert De Niro and Wesley Snipes.

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