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Phoenix Municipal Stadium



Park Name: Phoenix Municipal Stadium
Tenants: Arizona State University Sun Devils (NCAA Division I- Pacific-12 Conference)

Opened: 1964
Address: 5999 East Van Buren Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85008
Dimensions: 345' (L), 410' (C), 345' (R)

Former Tenants:
San Francisco Giants (Cactus League) 1964
Phoenix Giants (Pacific Coast League) 1966-1985
Oakland Athletics (Cactus League) 1984-2014
Phoenix Firebirds (Pacific Coast League) 1986-1991
Phoenix Saguaros (Arizona Fall League) 1992
Phoenix Desert Dogs (Arizona Fall League) 1995-2002
Phoenix Peppers (Ladies League Baseball) 1997
Arizona Peppers (Ladies Professional Baseball League) 1998
Phoenix Desert Dogs (Arizona Fall League) 2004-2012
Copper State Prospectors (Freedom League) 2012


The view from behind home plate at Phoenix Municipal Stadium.


The view from down the first base line, looking out toward the red rocks of Papago Park.


The view from down the third base line.


The grandstand at Phoenix Municipal Stadium, as seen from the right field corner.


The corrugated concrete roof and the pressbox behind home plate.


The concourse walls are lined with stone, giving the park an earthy, desert feel.


The entryways from the concourse to the grandstand.


The stadium operations building is also covered in desert stone and blends in with the surrounding landscape.


Banners along the concourse celebrate Athletics retired numbers.


A timeline carved into the concourse tells the history of Phoenix Muni, as well as the history of baseball in the Phoenix area.


The clubhouse sits in the right field corner of the concourse, overlooking the field.


A grassy picnic area sits in the right field corner, raised up from the main concourse.


Most of the A's practice fields were located off-site at nearby Papago Park, but one practice field sits behind the outfield fence at Phoenix Municipal Stadium.


The scoreboard and the fairly uniform outfield wall.


Batting cages located behind the right field fence.


The bullpens are located down the lines in foul territory. The light standards at the park were moved from Ebbets Field when the park in Brooklyn closed.


The Oakland Athletics on the field during a Spring Training game at Phoenix Municipal Stadium.





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