Monday, October 17, 2011

Baseball @ PETCO Park, San Diego

Petco Park is an open-air ballpark in downtown San Diego, California, USA. It opened in 2004, replacing Qualcomm Stadium as the home park of Major League Baseball's San Diego Padres. The stadium is named after the animal and pet supplies retailer Petco, which is based in San Diego and paid for the naming rights.

Besides baseball games, this stadium is also venue for major music & concert even in San Diego. Other event such as the audition of American Idol & Comic con International 2010.

I visit this stadium due to it unique structure and I can't get it in Malaysia. This baseball stadium is quite colourful and with several nice feature.

Rating:7/10(The guided tour of Petco park give you a glimpse of what is inside this baseball stadium. You get to know some history and some of the VIP area from this tour. However this tour has become a bit commercialize and the fee charged is a bit expensive as the visitor to the tour need to buy a game ticket as well. Overall, be prepared to spend at least USD21 for the visit).

Sunny day at Petco Park. The boys are having training session here.

Viewing the stadium from the top.

Home board.

Me with Petco Park.

San Diego Padres. The home team of Petco Stadium.

Petco Park Stadium.

Have to buy two ticket. One is for the stadium tour while another is for the baseball event.

They have VIP lounge which display the history of the San Diego Padres team.

The VIP is treated very well here. They pay huge amount of membership fee here.

Place for the VIP to have their meal.

Sony home plate club is the name of the VIP club.

Baseball game is going to start. They start giving out T-Shirt to all the participants.

This is how the T-Shirt look like.

Public transport:
San Diego trolley 12th & Imperial Transit Center.

19 Tony Gwynn Drive
San Diego, California, USA


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