What is the deepest centerfield in MLB history?
Comerica Park, and its distance of 422 feet to dead center field, became the longest field in all of baseball.
12. Minute Maid Park (Houston Astros) With the deepest center field of any park in baseball—one that features a flagpole and hill that are in play—you'd think that Minute Maid Park in Houston would be more of a pitcher's park than a hitter's park.
Who has the deepest outfield in MLB? Speaking of Comerica Park, it is the only stadium in baseball with a 420-foot sign in dead center field. Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, also has a 420-foot sign on its outfield wall, but that is more in right-center.
Fenway Park, Boston Red Sox
Fenway Park opened in 1912 and remains the oldest Major League Baseball stadium still in use. The park has the shortest distance of any field in baseball to left field (310 feet) or right field (302 feet). In left field and left center field stands the Green Monster, at 37' 2" tall.
|Name||Capacity||Distance to center field|
|Comerica Park||41,083||420 feet (128 m)|
|Coors Field||50,144||415 feet (126 m)|
|Dodger Stadium||56,000||395 feet (120 m)|
|Fenway Park||37,755||390 feet (119 m)|
- Coors Field, Colorado. 10 of 10.
- U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago. 9 of 10. ...
- Great American Ballpark, Cincinnati. 8 of 10. ...
- Camden Yards, Baltimore. 7 of 10. ...
- Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas. 6 of 10. ...
- Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York City. 5 of 10. ...
- Miller Park, Milwaukee. 4 of 10. ...
- Chase Field, Phoenix. 3 of 10. ...
That honor goes to Coors Field. Even though it is the league's largest ballpark, the altitude in Denver helps sluggers get extra distance on their fly balls.
No estimate has ever been given for its length, although it is safe to say it was easily over 500 feet, and may have approached 600 feet. A tremendous blast by any standards. In a single game Mantle hit two homers that were longer than most major league players hit in a career!
Comerica Park (Detroit Tigers)
Even though the center field wall was brought in 20 feet, center field at Comerica is still the longest distance home plate to outfield wall in the Majors.
1 – Dodgers Stadium
Dodgers Stadium is located in Los Angeles, California. It is the home of the MLB's Los Angeles Dodgers and has a capacity of 56,000, making it the largest baseball stadium in the United States.
What's the longest home run ever hit?
What is the longest home run of all time? Here is the longest verified home run in professional baseball history! In 1987, Joey Meyer, playing for the Triple-A Denver Zephyrs, launched this ball an astonishing 582 FEET!
What is the oldest MLB stadium still in use today? The distinction goes to Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox. The ballpark opened in 1912 and is still going strong at 110 years old.
In its 2022 edition of MLB team valuations, Forbes estimates the average franchise value at 2.07 billion U.S. dollars. The Miami Marlins were the least valuable franchise with a value of 990 million U.S. dollars.
Creamer, who spent most of his illustrious writing career with Sports Illustrated, wrote an article in 1956 that explains what we have lost. On May 30, 1956, Mickey Mantle came within a foot or two of hitting a ball out of Yankee Stadium.
Wrigley Field (Cubs)
Today, that's the longest distance down the line of any field in baseball, farther even than Coors Field.
- Harold Baines .289/384/1628. The hometown pick. ...
- Paul Molitor.306/234/1307. ...
- David Ortiz .281/369/1238. ...
- Frank Thomas .301/521/1704. ...
- Edgar Martinez .312/309/1261. ...
- Who do you think is the greatest DH ever?
1. Progressive Field. Progressive Field is located in the downtown area of Cleveland, Ohio and is home to the Cleveland Guardians. The ballpark opened in 1994 as Jacobs Field, but was later renamed Progressive Field in 2008.
- 1976 Cincinnati Reds.
- 1B Tony Perez, 2B Joe Morgan, SS Davey Concepcion, 3B Pete Rose.
- 2009 New York Yankees.
- 1B Mark Teixeira, 2B Robinson Cano, SS Derek Jeter and 3B Alex Rodriguez.