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PITTSBURGH, PA

PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates is known by fans across the country as one of the most beautiful ballparks in baseball with its panoramic views of the downtown Pittsburgh skyline, the Allegheny River and Roberto Clemente bridge. The beginnings of a new ballpark for the Pirates dates to the 1990s when the landscape of professional baseball changed with the opening of new ballparks that provided teams with new revenue streams. During this time the Pirates sought a new ballpark in order to generate additional revenue as Three Rivers Stadium lacked the amenities of newer ballparks. In 1991 Pittsburgh Mayor Sophie Masloff proposed a new 44,000 seat ballpark for the Pirates on the north side of the city near Three Rivers Stadium. Over the next five years their was little progress and the Pirates went from a first place team to a last place team. In 1994 the team's future in the city looked bleak as the Pirates were put up for sale and relocation of the club was a possibility. However, Kevin McClatchy purchased the Pirates and worked with the city to have a new ballpark built. Dubbed Forbes Field II, the team began drawing plans for a new ballpark that would be similar to their home before Three Rivers Stadium, Forbes Field. Financing was approved for a $216 million ballpark, to be built adjacent to Three Rivers Stadium and construction began in April 1999. The ballpark was named PNC Park after PNC Financial Services bought the naming rights in August 1998.

On April 9, 2001 the Pittsburgh Pirates played their first game at PNC Park against the Cincinnati Reds. Whether you walk across the Roberto Clemente Bridge from downtown Pittsburgh entering the ballpark through the outfield entrances or enter at the homeplate entrance, PNC Park looks like a classic ballpark from a bygone era. The ballpark features a limestone facade with terra cotta tiled pilasters, dramatic masonry arches along the home plate entryway, and a flat green steel roof. Statues of Pirates Hall of Famers Roberto Clemente, Bill Mazeroski, Willie Stargell and Honus Wagner can be found outside PNC Park. Once inside fans must take stairs, ramps or the escalator to reach the main concourse and upper levels. However after the upward trip, fans are greeted with perhaps the best view of any in MLB, a view of the downtown Pittsburgh skyline.

With a capacity of 38,362, PNC Park is baseball’s third smallest ballpark. The main grandstand at PNC Park features two main seating decks that extend from the right field foul pole to homeplate and around to the left field foul pole. Club seats, located on the lower section of the upper deck; and the press box, located at the top of the upper deck, allow for the upper level seats to be much closer to the field. Luxury suites are wedged between the lower and upper decks. Fans can walk around the entire main concourse of the stadium without losing sight of the field or the Pittsburgh skyline. In the outfield, fans can sit in the section of bleachers in left field or sit in right field and try to catch a homerun ball. Fans can overlook the bullpens and catch an excellent view of the field from left centerfield. An out of town scoreboard is part of the 21 foot high right field fence, in honor of Roberto Clemente who wore number 21. A 42 ft. by 24 ft. scoreboard video board is located behind the bleachers in left field.

From the main grandstand at PNC Park, Pirate fans receive magnificent views of the downtown Pittsburgh skyline and the Roberto Clemente bridge. The light standards are toothbrush style and are patterned after the ones that were at Forbes Field. PNC Park has many amenities that could not be found at Three Rivers Stadium. They include a restaurant located above the left field bleachers with casual dining and a bar atmosphere with wait staff service for all fans, that overlooks both the playing field and the city. PNC Park has two elaborate food courts; Smorgasburgh that offers popular items from some of Western Pennsylvania's favorite eateries and Pop's Plaza (named in honor of Willie Stargell), that
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offers more traditional ballpark food. Other areas include shops along General Robison Street such as Diamond Pizza and Atria's Restaurant, that are accessible from inside and outside PNC Park. The outer promenade at PNC Park known as the River Walk, gives fans views of the city, the river, and the field. Pirate fans can mingle, grab a bite to eat at Manny's BBQ and watch the game in this area. Located in the right field corner is the Budweiser Bowtie Bar, a U-shaped bar where fans can enjoy an adult beverage, while checking out either the play on the field and the downtown skyline. Although many ballparks have opened since 2001, PNC Park remains the most stunning ballpark in baseball with its quaint setting and views of the downtown Pittsburgh skyline. Pirates fans can be excited about baseball in Pittsburgh now as they clinched their first winning season and playoff appearance since 1992 in 2013.

View into PNC Park from the Roberto Clemente Bridge.

FACTS & FIGURES

-Tenant: Pittsburgh Pirates
-Capacity:
38,362
-Surface:
Grass
-Cost:
$216 Million
-Opened:
April 9, 2001
-Dimensions:
325-L, 389-LC, 399-C, 375-RC, 320-R
-Architect:
HOK/LDA
-Owner:
City of Pittsburgh Sports & Exhibition Authority
-Former Name(s):
None
-Naming Rights: PNC Financial Services, $2.2 million/year through 2020
-Public Financing:
70% from state, county and city
-Private Financing:
30%: $40million from the Pirates
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All Star Game: 2006

Cincinnati Reds Sean
Casey, a native of Pittsburgh gets the first hit at PNC Park, a homerun.

2004 Rookie of the Year Jason Bay.

Gold Glove Award winner Nate McLouth in 2008.

Reds pitcher Homer Bailey pitches a not hitter on September 28, 2012.

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