Durham Bulls Athletic Park





Park Name: Durham Bulls Athletic Park
Tenants: 
Durham Bulls (International League)
Duke University Blue Devils (NCAA Division I- Atlantic Coast Conference)

Opened: 1995
Address: 409 Blackwell Street, Durham, North Carolina 27701
Dimensions: 305' (L), 400' (C), 325' (R)

Former Tenants:
Durham Bulls (Carolina League) 1995-1997



The view from behind home plate at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.


The view from down the third base line. The "Diamond View" office buildings frame the field and call to mind the warehouse at Camden Yards.


The view from down the first base line.


The iconic sign from the movie 'Bull Durham' was recreated at DBAP when the Bulls moved from Durham Athletic Park, a few blocks away. "Hit Bull, Win Steak; Hit Grass, Win Salad."


The Blue Monster wall in left field features a manual scoreboard, and a concourse on top.


The DBAP grandstand, as seen from the center field bleachers.


The park is situated in the historic tobacco district of Durham, and is surrounded by old factory smoke stacks, conveyors and water towers.


The multi-tiered picnic deck in the left field corner at the base of the wall.


The right field corner features group seating areas with tables and stadium seats.


The right field picnic area and outfield bleachers. The concourse wraps all around the park.


The centerfield berm and landscaped batter's eye.


Plaques along the concourse celebrate the long history of minor league baseball in Durham. The Carolina League Bulls were a Red Sox affiliate from 1945-1947.


The park also celebrates the movie that made the franchise famous, with baseball cards of Crash Davis and Nuke Laloosh included among the stars of the team's past.


The Pawtucket Red Sox on the field against the Bulls at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.





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