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Citizens Bank Park March 2004
Citizens Bank Park March 2004
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Facts About Citizens Bank Park

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Facts about the new home of the Philadelphia Phillies

Park Location
  • Citizens Bank Park
    One Citizens Bank Way
    Philadelphia, PA 19148

Ticket Office

  • Located at First Base Gate Entrance on Pattison Avenue
  • For all home games, additional ticket windows will be open on Citizens Bank Way and Phillies Drive.

Purchasing Tickets

  • Season and Group Sales: (215) 463-5000
  • Phone Center: (215) 463-1000
  • Hearing Impaired (TDD): (215) 463-2998
  • FAX Ticket Orders: (215) 463-9878
  • Online www.phillies.com

Game Times

  • Night Games: 7:05 p.m.
  • Sunday Afternoon Games: 1:35 p.m.
  • Midweek Afternoon Games: 1:05 p.m.

Gate Openings

  • Monday through Friday: 1 1/2 hours prior to game time.
  • Weekends: 2 hours prior to game time.
* Ashburn Alley opens an hour earlier than the gate openings. The entrances to Ashburn Alley are at the Left Field Gate and Right Field Gate.

Standing Room Only Tickets

  • There are so many great places to view the game in the ballpark -- from Ashburn Alley to the Viewing Area to other fun areas.
  • The Phillies will be selling Standing Room Only Tickets for various games at $10 a ticket.

Accessibility, Driving Directions and Parking

  • Excellent regional highway access for vehicles in I-95, I-76 and Broad Street. Click here for driving directions and parking information for Citizens Bank Park.
  • 15,500 spaces in the Sports Complex; expands to 21,000 with completion (late in 2004 baseball season) of a lot where Veterans Stadium once stood.
  • The Broad Street Subway Line (Orange Line) and the C Bus provide excellent public transportation options.
  • The ball park is ADA compliant.

Ashburn Alley

  • Festive outfield entertainment area; 625’ in length covering 50,000 square feet. Area will open early so fans can watch batting practice.

By the Numbers

  • Playing field: 23’ below street level
  • Main concourse: street level
  • Suite level: 36’ above field; 13’ above main concourse
  • Club concourse: 61’ above field
  • Terrace concourse: 81’ above field
  • Roof: 134’ above field

Dimensions
Distances - Heights

  • Right field: 330’ - 13’3"; Right field power alley: 369’ - 13’3"
  • Center field, straight away: 401’ - 6’
  • "The Angle" (left of CF to LCF): 409’ - 381’ - 385’; 19’ - 12’8"
  • Left field: 329’ - 8’; Left field power alley: 469’ - 8’
  • Home plate to backstop: 49’5"
  • 1st and 3rd bases to stands: 51’

Key Features

  • Open Main Concourse (360 degrees) that allows fans to constantly connect with the game.
  • Open outfield that allows a scenic view of Center City Skyline.
  • Views of the field from street level.

Liberty Bell Home Run Spectacular

  • Neon Liberty Bell swings and rings after Phillies home runs; the 50’ high by 35’ wide Bell is suspended 100’ above street level.

Public Restroom Facilities

  • Total of 62; 24 women; 24 men; 14 family.
  • All restrooms have a baby- changing table.

Restaurants

  • McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon, a joint venture between McFadden’s and Zanzibar Blue: open year round; indoor and outdoor seating.
  • Harry the K's Scoreboard Restaurant: a bi-level restaurant under the left field scoreboard.

Seating Capacity

  • 43,500.

Scoreboard System

  • Largest LED video display board in the National League, 39’5" x 69’7"; 2,759 square feet.

Statues

  • Richie Ashburn (Ashburn Alley)
  • Steve Carlton (Left Field Gate)
  • Mike Schmidt (Third Base Gate)
  • Robin Roberts (First Base Gate)
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