Where do the Philadelphia Phillies play baseball?Citizen Bank Park
Citizens Bank Park is a ballpark located in the South Philadelphia Sports Complex, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is the home of the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB). The ballpark opened in 2004, replacing the 33-year-old multipurpose sports facility Veterans Stadium. The stadium seats 43,792. Citizens Bank Park is known for it's outstanding food, which features a number of Philadelphia-style food stands that serve cheesesteak sandwiches, hoagies, Tastykakes, soft pretzels, Schmidt, Yuengling beer, and many other regional specialties. CBP was awarded the Best Ballpark Food during the Food Network Awards in 2007. The stadium seats 42,792 but has the capacity for more for special events. Some of those events include the 2012 NHL Winter Classic and many high profile concerts. Behind center field is Ashburn Alley, named after Phillies Hall of Fame center fielder Richie Ashburn, who played for the team from 1948 to 1959 and was a Phillies broadcaster from 1963 until his death in 1997. It is seen by Phillies fans as a compromise between the Phillies and their fans, many of whom wanted Citizens Bank Park named in honor of Ashburn. Ashburn Alley is a walkway featuring restaurants, games and memorabilia from Phillies history.
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Where do the Philadelphia Phillies play baseball?Citizens Bank Park
Finding out where the Philadelphia Phillies play baseball is important when planning your sports trip. Depending on the time of the year and what other Philadelphia sports teams are in town, you might be able to see multiple sports events when planning your vacation. Elite Sports Tours can not only help you figure out where the Philadelphia Phillies play baseball, but where the other teams in Philadelphia play also.
Philadelphia is one of the best sports cities in North America with one of the most passionate and loyal fan bases. The City of Brotherly Love is the home to four major sports franchises, which includes the Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia 76ers and Philadelphia Phillies.
Not only does the city have great sporting venues but all four major stadiums are located within walking distance of each other. Wells Fargo Arena (Philadelphia Flyers & Philadelphia 76ers), Lincoln Financial Stadium (Philadelphia Eagles) and Citizen Bank Park (Major League Baseball) are all located at the South Philadelphia Sports Complex, seven miles away from Philadelphia International Airport and five miles south of Philadelphia's city centre.
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Philadelphia Phillies FAQ
Where do the Philadelphia Phillies play baseball?
What is the capacity of Citizens Bank Park?
Citizens Bank Park has a seating capacity of 43,792.
Where to stay for a Philadelphia Phillies Game?
When did Citizens Bank Park Open?
Citizens Bank Park opened in 2004, replacing the 33-year-old multipurpose sports facility Veterans Stadium.
When did the Philadelphia Phillies join the MLB?
The Philadelphia Phillies played their first game in 1883.