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Here is a breakdown of all the hitter and pitcher parks in Major League Baseball. We’ll provide you with other details on several MLB parks as well. At the bottom of this page, we list the Domed Stadiums and will try to get reports on whether or not the roof is open or close for each game.

MLB Ballparks 

Extreme Hitter's Park's

Globe Life Park (Texas) SURFACE: Grass

Coors Field (Colorado) SURFACE: Grass

*Chase Field (Arizona) SURFACE: Grass

Rogers Center (Toronto) SURFACE: Artificial

Miller Park (Milwaukee) SURFACE: Grass

SunTrust Park (Atlanta) SURFACE: Grass

Great American Ballpark (Cincinnati) SURFACE: Grass


Hitter’s Parks

Citizen Bank Field (Philadelphia) SURFACE: Grass

Camden Yards (Baltimore) SURFACE: Grass

Fenway Park (Boston) SURFACE: Grass

Yankee Stadium (NYY)  SURFACE: Grass

U.S. Cellular Field (Chicago White Sox)

Minute Maid Park (Houston) SURFACE: Grass

Target Field (Minnesota) SURFACE: Grass


Neutral Park (Not a hitter’s or pitcher’s park)

Progressive Field (Cleveland) SURFACE: Grass

Comerica Park (Detroit) SURFACE: Grass

Nationals Park (Washington)SURFACE: Grass

Kauffman Stadium (Kansas City) SURFACE: Grass

*AT&T Park DAY GAMES (San Francisco) SURFACE: Grass


Pitcher’s Park’s

Tropicana Field (TB) SURFACE: Articicial

PNC Park (Pittsburgh) SURFACE: Grass

Safeco Field (Seattle) SURFACE: Grass

Petco Park (San Diego) SURFACE: Grass 

The Big A (L.A. Angels) SURFACE: Grass

Citi Field (N.Y. Mets) SURFACE: Grass

O.Co Coliseum (Oakland) SURFACE: Grass

Busch Stadium (St. Louis) SURFACE: Grass

New Marlins Ballpark (Miami) SURFACE: Grass

Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles) SURFACE: Grass

*AT&T Park AT NIGHT (San Francisco) SURFACE: Grass


Major-League Ballparks (In Alphabetical order)

Arizona - Chase Field

What has been speculated for years was finally made official when Diamondbacks general manager announced that the club would use a humidor to store baseballs before use in Chase Field this upcoming season (2018). Without getting too far into science here, humidors absorb moisture and make the baseballs a bit "heavier" in terms of their bounce. That is, they won't be hit as hard. There is one example in MLB where a humidor was introduced and the results showed the impact on offense.

Now, Coors Field is obviously still the best hitters park in baseball, but it was outrageously more drastic before the humidor was introduced before the 2002 season.  In 1999, there were 1,198 runs scored in Coors. No other ballpark saw more than 963. In 2000, Coors topped the majors with 1,164 runs while then-Enron Field was second with 1,005. In 2001, Coors saw 1,085 runs while no other park topped 939. Coors Field still had the most runs in 2002, but it fell to 989 with Ballpark at Arlington sitting at 957. In 2003, Coors Field didn't lead in runs. Ballpark at Arlington saw 985 with Coors at 967 and Kauffman at 945. Fenway Park witnessed 927 with Toronto's then-Skydome also topping 900. There was a jump for Coors in 2004, but in 2005, it fell below 900 runs with Great American Ball Park taking top honors. Thus, we’re still listing Chase Field as an extreme hitter’s park but that is subject to change. 

Atlanta - SunTrust Park 

The dimensions and wall heights of the Braves’ new stadium, reflect an outfield designed to have more distinctive characteristics than Turner Field did. SunTrust Park wall is only six feet high at the left-field foul pole; eight feet, eight inches high in left-center and center field; and 16 feet high in right field, including at the right-field foul pole.

The right-field wall — almost twice as high as it was at Turner Field — will be balanced by a shorter distance from home plate. At Turner Field, the right-center power-alley fence was 390 feet from the plate. At SunTrust Park, it is 375 feet away. Other dimensions at the new Cobb County stadium include 335 feet down the left-field line (same as Turner Field), 385 feet to left-center field (compared with 380 feet at Turner), 400 feet to straight-away center field (same as at Turner) and 325 feet down the right-field line (compared with 330 at Turner).

SunTrust Park opened to positive reviews. Woody Studenmund of the Hardball Times called the park a "gem" and he was impressed with "the compact beauty of the stadium and its exciting approach to combining baseball, business and social activities. J.J. Cooper of Baseball America praised the "excellent sight lines for pretty much every seat”. Fox Sports South announcer Chip Caray speculated that the park favored hitters because "it's a vacuum”. In May 2017, one month after it opened, Braves manager Brian Snitker said “Everybody is going to like hitting here, not just left-handers.” This is a hitter’s park to a high degree.

Boston - Fenway Park

The oldest ballpark in baseball, Boston's beloved Fenway Park (1912-present) has undergone many renovations in the last twenty years, though none as obvious as the 2003 addition of seating to the top of the once-precariously thin Green Monster in left field. That Monster compensates (somewhat) for the shortest corners in baseball (310 in the Monster's left field corner, 302 to Pesky's Pole in right). The park is deep to the alleys (379-380) but this isn't enough to make up for the Monster's propensity to turn fly balls into singles. The park is also so cozy that foul territory is very scarce, further inflating batting averages. Fenway has been the best AL park for hitters for a century now, and that situation doesn't seem likely to change anytime soon.

Chicago - Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field is the only park in which the oddsmakers will not release an over/under number until the weather report is absolutely accurate. Wrigley turns into an extreme hitter’s park when the wind is blowing out but when the wind is blowing in, it becomes an extreme hitter’s park. You will never see an overnight total posted for that reason or an early over/under either. The posted total will usually inform you whether the wind is blowing in or out, as totals can range anywhere from 7 to 12½.   

Cincinnati - Great American Ballpark

Cincinnati's Great American Ballpark replaced Riverfront Stadium in 2003, giving the hometown Reds a modern, baseball-only facility designed to their team strengths. A park that would be familiar-looking to anyone who's visited any HOK Sport-designed parks in the last 20 years, Great American is built to evoke old-time baseball images. The asymmetrical structure is tucked beside the Ohio River with fans squeezed as close to the field as possible. The park is cozy, with 328 and 325-foot corners and 370-foot alleys, and these dimensions combine with the shortage of foul territory to provide a hitter's haven on most days, unless the wind is blowing strongly in. More often, though, a breeze from the downtown blows through a gap behind home plate, providing a gentle but convenient wind tunnel that leads out to centerfield and into the Ohio River.

Colorado - Coors Field

The most extreme hitters' park in baseball thanks to its high altitude, Coors Field remains an offensive boon even since the introduction of humidors to keep baseballs from drying out. The park has spacious dimensions that should rob some homers (347/350 to left and right, 415 to center, 390/375 in the alleys) but all that green also makes for easy doubles and triples. No park in baseball has been as hitter-friendly in modern times.

Detroit - Comerica Park

An open-air ballpark in metro Detroit with an unusual southeastern orientation, Comerica Park has been the home of the Tigers since 2001. The park is large, but narrow foul areas and a foreshortened power alley in right make it an overall benefit to hitters, especially left-handed ones. The park features an all-dirt 'keyhole' strip from pitcher to plate, and a flagpole in left that was once in play but has been behind the fence since 2003. A center-field fountain erupts for Tiger home runs, which are plentiful. The 365-foot right center alley is the most attractive fence for hitters, with the death valley of a 420-foot center the consolation prize if they miss. In keeping with its lefty-friendly lines, the park is 345 down the left-field line, but only 330 down the right.

Oakland - Oakland Coliseum

Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum is the current home of the Oakland Athletics. The Coliseum is a multi-sport facility, part of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum complex, which consists of the stadium and neighboring Oracle Arena. One of the most pitcher-friendly parks in the American League, the huge open green of the Coliseum includes baseball's largest foul areas, which benefits pitchers by turning more foul balls into outs than any other park. In fair territory, the Coliseum is symmetrical, with 330-foot lines, 378-foot power alleys, and 400 feet dead center. 

San Diego - Petco Park

Petco Park (2004-present) is the open-air home of the San Diego Padres. The ballpark is located between 7th and 10th Avenues, south of J Street in downtown San Diego, adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center. One of many 'new style' parks designed by architects HOK Sport, Petco is fan-friendly with concourses that provide clear views of the ball game and also integrate into the surrounding city blocks. One of its most recognized features is the historic facade of the Western Metal warehouse tucked into the left field corner. Petco's centerfield is due north of home-plate, an unusual arrangement for baseball, but one that calms the ocean winds and provides grandstand seats with a view of San Diego Bay and Balboa Park. Petco is a pitcher's park. While center field is only 396 feet from home plate, the 'power alleys' of left-center and right-center are even further at 402 feet, while the left and right field lines are 334 and 322 feet, respectively.

San Francisco - AT&T Park

A picturesque open-air ballpark in San Francisco's trendy Mission Bay area of China Basin, AT&T Park is one of the design jewels of architects HOK Sport. Wedged into an asymmetrical shape by the imposition of San Francisco Bay and facing almost due east, the park's right field line is only 309 feet, fully 30 feet shorter than the left field corner. A steep angle, however, makes the right field power alley deeper than the left (421 vs 404), and the sharp angles make the 400 feet to dead center closer to home plate than the alleys. A Willy Mays high wall (24 feet) in right field helps balance the short porch, so balls aimed at McCovey Cove have to first get over that wall. That right field wall itself contains many arches and odd angles as well, which have caused enough bad bounces to earn it the nickname 'Triples Alley.' Despite all the quirks, AT&T Park plays as a neutral park, overall, with summer days favoring hitters, oddly, and the damp nighttime air being particularly helpful to pitchers. As an open-air park by the Bay, the park is also quite subject to variable winds.

Texas - Globe Life Park

The home of the Texas Rangers, Arlington's Rangers Ballpark (renamed Globe Life Park in 2014) is an open-air stadium built by HKS Architects in an old-fashioned style modeled on such famous jewel-box designs as Wrigley Field and (old) Comiskey Park, but sunken below street level in the style of Dodger Stadium. A spacious and almost symmetrical field, Rangers Ballpark has quite deep and flattened power alleys (390 and 377 feet) but earns a reputation as a hitters park due to the thin Texas air and the lack of foul territory. 


Domed Stadiums status - Tuesday, April 24

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Rogers Center - Toronto - Closed v Boston

Minute Maid Park - Houston - Open v L.A. Angels

Tropicana Field - Tampa Bay - On road

Chase Field - Arizona - On road

Miller Park - Milwaukee - On road

Marlins Park - Miami - On road


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