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1 Tex Simone Dr.
Syracuse, NY

Stadium Opened: 1997
Capacity: 11,000
Dimensions: LF- 330 ft.  CF- 400 ft.   RF- 330 ft.
Surface: Natural Grass
Former Names of Ballpark: Alliance Bank Stadium, P & C Stadium

Parking:

  • $4- large lot next to stadium.

 

Food:

  • Hot dogs, sausage, smoothies, chicken fingers, fries, etc.

 

 

Seating/Stadium Design:

  • Luxury Boxes
  • 2 decks of seating. Upper Deck is all general admission seats
  • No concessions or restrooms on upper level, so you must walk down a level.
  • Concourse was open to the field
  • Home team dugout is on the 3rd base side
  • Bullpens are located along the baselines
  • The light towers in the outfield were the ones used at the Chiefs previous stadium, MacArthur Stadium.
  • Stadium is in desperate need of a new video board. It looks very dated.

 

Atmosphere/Character:

  • The mascot's name is "Scooch". I only saw him once throughout the game. He appears to resemble the Syracuse University's mascot.
  • Unique light towers

 

Recognition of Team's History and/or MLB Affiliate:

  • Hank Sauer's retired number is in centerfield. He played in the 1930's. There is also a banquet room named after him.

Overall Rating:

Review was based on visits on 7/26/10 and 5/29/10.

 

 

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