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NL: Houston - Minute Maid Park
« on: July 27, 2005, 05:57:24 pm »
AKA: The MMPUS.  The Juice Box
FKA: Enron Field.  Astros Field
Opened: March 30, 2000
Style: Retractable Roof
Surface: Seashore Paspalum
Capacity: 40,950
Dimensions: LF-315 ft LCF-362 ft CF-435 ft RCF-373 ft RF-326 ft

Tidbits:

- Deepest centerfield of any current Major League Park.

- Flag pole in centerfield is in play.
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