|Former names||Grizzlies Stadium|
|Location||1800 Tulare Street|
Fresno, California 93721
|Broke ground||August 8, 2000|
|Opened||May 1, 2002|
|Owner||City of Fresno|
|Operator||Fresno Sports Management, LLC.|
|Construction cost||$46 million|
($59.4 million in 2012 dollars)
|Project Manager||Huber, Hunt & Nichols|
|Structural engineer||Advanced Structural Design, Inc.|
|Services engineer||FSC, Inc.|
|Field dimensions||Left field: 324 feet (98.8 m)|
Center field: 402 feet (122.5 m)
Right field: 335 feet (102.1 m)
|Fresno Grizzlies (2002-present)|
Fresno Fuego (2007-present)
Chukchansi Park, formerly Grizzlies Stadium, is a city-owned baseball stadium located in Fresno, California, completed in 2002 as the home for the Pacific Coast League, Fresno Grizzlies. In September 2006, Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino, affiliated with the Chukchansi tribe, announced it would be the premier corporate sponsor for Grizzlies Stadium, in a 15-year, $16 million deal. The first game was May 1, 2002. Located in downtown Fresno, it is to be an anchor in the rehabilitation of the area, as other commercial development is planned in the Central Business District Loop.
The stadium was designed by Populous (formerly HOK Sport), the firm responsible for many of today's sports stadiums like Oriole Park at Camden Yards, PETCO Park, Comerica Park and the home of the club's parent team AT&T Park in San Francisco.
The $46 million facility seats 12,500, with left field dimensions of 324 feet (98.8 m); center field, 402 feet (122.5 m); and right field, 335 feet (102.1 m). The ballpark features 600 club seats and 32 luxury suites
The stadium's current tenants are the Pacific Coast League: Fresno Grizzlies (2002–present), and the USL Premier Development League: Fresno Fuego (2007–present), and is also used for soccer, music concerts, motocross events, and high school football.
The stadium's attendance record was set on June 27, 2012 when Chukchansi Park hosted an exhibition soccer game between Mexican soccer clubs América and Chiapas of the Primera División, in front of a crowd of 16,125 fans; breaking the previous record set on June 26, 2008 when the Grizzlies played their parent club, the San Francisco Giants, in an exhibition game in front of 14,084 fans.
- "Site Work at Stadium to Begin", August 8, 2000. Retrieved on February 6, 2012.
- "Stadiums Under Construction", SportsBusiness Journal, March 4, 2002. Retrieved on 14 September 2011.
- ASDi - Advanced Structural Design, Inc. - Specialty Projects
- Sports Facilities - FSC Inc
- Facilities: Grizzlies Stadium
- Grizzlies set attendance record
- Warszawski, Marek. "Record Crowd Sees Fresno Grizzlies Fall to Iowa", May 11, 2012. Retrieved on May 23, 2012.
- Chukchansi Park. Minor League Baseball (November 19, 2008). Retrieved on September 28, 2010.
- Chukchansi Park: Full Stadium Rental. Chukchansi Park (November 19, 2008). Retrieved on September 28, 2010.
Pete Beiden Field
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2002 – present