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BALLPARKS: 1961 - PRESENT

Griffith Stadium
Griffith Stadium
  • Years: 1961
  • Capacity: 27,550
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Griffith Park was host to the original Washington Senators that were moved to Minnesota after the 1960 season to become the Minnesota Twins. It then hosted the expansion Washington Senators in their inaugural season of 1961, before closing its doors and giving way to the new multi-purpose facility, D.C. Stadium. It was tradition for the current U.S. President to throw out the first pitch of the opening day home game every year.
RFK Stadium
  • Years: 1962-1971
  • Capacity: 45,000
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • The expansion Senators moved into new D.C. Stadium in 1962. The multi-purpose facility also hosted the Washington Redskins football team. The Stadium was renamed Robert F. Kennedy Stadium in 1969 in honor of the late senator. Hosted All-Star Games in 1962 and '69.
Arlington Stadium
Arlington Stadium
  • Years: 1972-1993
  • Capacity: 43,521
  • Location: Arlington, TX
  • Originally was a minor league ballpark named Turnpike Stadium. The name was changed and the stadium capacity was nearly doubled when the Washington Senators announced the were moving to Arlington.
Globe Life Park in Arlington
Globe Life Park in Arlington
  • Years: 1994-Present
  • Capacity: 48,114
  • Location: Arlington, TX
  • The playing surface of Globe Life Park is 22 feet below street level in order to avoid summer winds. Was originally called The Ballpark in Arlington from 1994 until April 2004, then was called Ameriquest Field in Arlington. In 2007, the ballpark changed its name from Ameriquest Field to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, and in 2014 was renamed Globe Life Park in Arlington. In 1995, the ballpark hosted the All-Star game.
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