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Oracle Park
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Oracle Park (then known as AT&T Park) during the Giants game on April 8, 2008
Former names Pacific Bell Park (2000–2003)
SBC Park (2004–2005)
AT&T Park (2006–2019)
Address 24 Willie Mays Plaza
Location San Francisco, California
Coordinates 37°46′43″N 122°23′21″W / 37.77861°N 122.38917°W / 37.77861; -122.38917Coordinates: 37°46′43″N 122°23′21″W / 37.77861°N 122.38917°W / 37.77861; -122.38917
Public transit
MUNI Metro:
Tram interchange
Heritage streetcar
at 2nd and King Station
 Caltrain:
at 4th and King Station

Bus transport MUNI Bus: N-Owl, T-Owl, 10, 30, 45, 47, 91-Owl

ferry/water interchange Golden Gate Ferry: Larkspur Giants Ferry

ferry/water interchange San Francisco Bay Ferry: Alameda/Oakland Giants Ferry, Vallejo Giants Ferry
Owner Port of San Francisco
Operator San Francisco Baseball Associates LP
Capacity

Baseball:

  • 41,915 (2007–present)
  • 41,606 (2006)
  • 41,584 (2005)
  • 41,503 (2003–2004)
  • 41,059 (2001–2003)
  • 40,930 (2000)

1,500 standing-room capacity

NCAA Football:

  • 45,000 (2011 season only)

Soccer:

  • TBD (per event)

Rugby sevens:

  • 42,000
Record attendance 44,046 (2010 NLDS, Game 2, Braves)
Field size Left field line – 339 feet (103 m)
Left field – 364 feet (111 m)
Left-center field – 404 feet (123 m)
Center field – 399 feet (122 m)
Right-center field – 421 feet (128 m)
Right field – 365 feet (111 m)
Right field line – 309 feet (94 m)
Surface Tifway 419 Bermuda Grass
Construction
Broke ground December 11, 1997
Opened April 11, 2000
Construction cost $357 million
($442 million in 2016 dollars )
Architect Populous (then HOK Sport)
Project manager Alliance Building Partners
Structural engineer Thornton Tomasetti
Services engineer M-E Engineers, Inc.
General contractor Hunt/Kajima
Tenants
San Francisco Giants (MLB) (2000–present)
San Francisco Demons (XFL) (2001)
Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl (NCAA) (2002–2013)
California Redwoods (UFL) (2009)
California Golden Bears (NCAA) (2011)

Oracle Park is a baseball park located in the South Beach neighborhood of San Francisco, California. Since 2000, it has served as the home of the San Francisco Giants, the city's Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise. Originally named Pacific Bell Park, then SBC Park, the stadium was then named AT&T Park in 2006; its current name was adopted in 2019. The park stands along the San Francisco Bay, a segment of which is named McCovey Cove in honor of former Giants player Willie McCovey.

Oracle Park has also played host to both professional and collegiate American football games. The stadium was the home of the annual college postseason bowl game now known as the Redbox Bowl from its inaugural playing in 2002 until 2013, and also served as the temporary home for the University of California's football team in 2011. Professionally, it was the home of the San Francisco Demons of the XFL and the California Redwoods of the United Football League.

Public transit access to the stadium is provided within San Francisco by Muni Metro or Muni Bus, from the Peninsula and Santa Clara Valley via Caltrain, and from parts of the Bay Area across the water via various ferries of San Francisco Bay. The Muni 2nd and King Station is directly outside the ballpark, the 4th & King Caltrain station is 1.5 blocks from the stadium, and the Oracle Park Ferry Terminal is outside the east edge of the ballpark beyond the center field bleachers.

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