- Address: 401 East Jefferson Street, Phoenix
- Country: United States
- Capacity: 48,000
- Opened: 31 March 1998
- Main use: Baseball
- Tenants: Arizona Diamondbacks (baseball)
Extra stadium info – Chase Field
The construction of the Major League Baseball venue, which opened as the Bank One Ballpark, started in 1995. The construction costs of the stadium were $354 million. The venue is used for various events, like American football, baseball, basketball, bull riding, concerts, football, monster truck events and supercross. World famous artists performed at the Chase Field, which has a retractable roof.
The Arizona Diamondbacks and the New York Yankees
The Chase Field opened with a baseball match between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies. The visitors won the game, which attracted a crowd of 48,000. The stadium’s record attendance was broken in 2019, when 50,000 people showed up for a baseball match. The Diamondbacks won the game after beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5. The Arizona Diamondbacks won the World Series in 2001 for the first time in their history. They won the title after beating the New York Yankees. During that MLB season, the Diamondbacks drew an average home attendance of 33,000 in 81 games. The New York Yankees became the first club with 20 World Series titles. They won the World Series 26 times before they faced the Diamondbacks in the 2001 World Series.
Matches in the 2001 World Series
The 2001 World Series consisted of seven matches. The first two of those seven matches took place at the Chase Field. The Arizona Diamondbacks won both games. On 27 October 2001, the first-ever World Series match at the Chase Field attracted 49,000 fans. On 30 October 2001, the first 2001 World Series game in New York took place. 55,000 spectators attended the match, which was won by the Yankees. The New York Yankees also won the other two 2001 World Series games in New York. The last two matches in the 2001 World Series took place at the Chase Field. Both games ended in a victory for the Arizona Diamondbacks.