Biggest MLB Stadiums by Capacity

From the iconic Yankee Stadium to Dodger Stadium, these are the biggest and best baseball stadiums in America.
Written by Mark Bailey
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Major League Baseball (MLB) boasts some of the most iconic stadiums in the sports world. Here’s a ranking of the biggest MLB stadiums based on seating capacity.

RankMLB StadiumTeamCapacity
1Oakland ColiseumOakland Athletics56,782
2Dodger StadiumLos Angeles Dodgers56,000
3Coors FieldColorado Rockies50,144
4Rogers CentreToronto Blue Jays49,286
5Chase FieldArizona Diamondbacks48,405
6T-Mobile ParkSeattle Mariners47,929
7Yankee StadiumNew York Yankees46,537
8Oriole Park at Camden YardsBaltimore Orioles45,971
9Angel Stadium of AnaheimLos Angeles Angels45,517
10Busch StadiumSt. Louis Cardinals45,494
11Citizens Bank ParkPhiladelphia Phillies42,792
12Tropicana FieldTampa Bay Rays42,735
13Great American Ball ParkCincinnati Reds42,319
14Citi FieldNew York Mets41,922
15Oracle ParkSan Francisco Giants41,915
16American Family FieldMilwaukee Brewers41,900
17Wrigley FieldChicago Cubs41,649
18Nationals ParkWashington Nationals41,339
19Minute Maid ParkHouston Astros41,168
20Truist ParkAtlanta Braves41,084
21Comerica ParkDetroit Tigers41,083
22Guaranteed Rate FieldChicago White Sox40,615
23Globe Life FieldTexas Rangers40,300
24Petco ParkSan Diego Padres40,209
25PNC ParkPittsburgh Pirates38,747
26Target FieldMinnesota Twins38,544
27Kauffman StadiumKansas City Royals37,903
28Fenway ParkBoston Red Sox37,755
29LoanDepot ParkMiami Marlins37,442
30Progressive FieldCleveland Guardians34,830

The average size of these MLB stadiums is 43,277.

1. Oakland Coliseum

Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Oakland Coliseum: 47,170
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The Oakland Coliseum is the largest MLB stadium by seating capacity, accommodating up to 56,782 spectators when fully open. Notably home to the Oakland Athletics, this iconic stadium has witnessed significant moments in baseball history. In a memorable event marking Oakland’s 50th anniversary at the Coliseum, the Athletics hosted a complimentary game against the Chicago White Sox, clinching a 10-2 win.

The Oakland Raiders of the National Football League also play their home games at the Coliseum.

Did You Know? The field is named in honor of MLB Hall of Famer and former Athletics star Rickey Henderson.

2. Dodger Stadium

Dodgers Stadium
Dodgers Stadium: 56,000
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Dodgers Stadium is located in Los Angeles, California. It is the home of the MLB’s Los Angeles Dodgers and has a capacity of 56,000, making it the second largest baseball stadium in the United States. In its 57-year history, Dodgers Stadium has witnessed twelve no-hitters, two of which were perfect games.

3. Coors Field

Coors Field
Coors Field: 49.469
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Coors Field is located in Denver, Colorado. The third biggest baseball stadium in the US is home to the Colorado Rockies. Coors Field was actually supposed to be constructed with a smaller capacity of 43,800, but the Rockies’ attendance in their last season at Mile High Stadium saw the capacity increase to 50,144.

Did You Know? Coors Field was the first major league park to boast an underground heating system.

4. Rogers Center

Rogers Centre is situated in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. With a seating capacity of 49,286, it ranks as the fourth largest baseball stadium. Serving as the home for the Toronto Blue Jays, the Rogers Centre stands out with its fully retractable roof, allowing games to be played in both open-air and closed conditions. The stadium has witnessed numerous iconic moments, including the Blue Jays’ World Series victories in 1992 and 1993.

Did You Know? Rogers Centre was the first stadium in the world with a fully retractable motorized roof.

5. Chase Field

Chase Field
Chase Field: 48,633
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Chase Field is located in Phoenix, Arizona. The Arizona Diamondbacks of the National League play their home games here. The stadium can hold up to 48,405 fans, making it the fifth largest baseball stadium in the USA. The Diamondbacks replaced the stadium’s natural grass surface in favor of a synthetic surface for the 2019 season onwards.

Did You Know? Chase Field was the first stadium to be built with a retractable roof.

6. T-Mobile Park

T-Mobile Park
T-Mobile Park: 47,476

T-Mobile Park is located in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Mariners play their home games inside this 47,929 capacity stadium, making it the sixth largest in the United States. The stadium has recently been renamed Safeco Field after the naming rights holders, Safeco, declined to renew the deal.

Did You Know? Professional wrestling company WWE held WrestleMania XIX here, attracting 54,097 fans.

7. Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium
Yankee Stadium: 52,325

Yankee Stadium is located in New York City, New York. The New York Yankees play their home games here, with the stadium able to hold up to 46,537 fans. It is the seventh biggest baseball stadium in the United States. The stadium was built in 2009, replacing the original Yankee Stadium, which is now a public park called Heritage Field.

Did You Know? Yankee Stadium is the most expensive baseball stadium ever constructed, costing a massive $2.3billion!

8. Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Oriole Park at Camden Yards: 45,971
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Oriole Park at Camden Yards is located in Baltimore, Maryland. The Baltimore Orioles call this place home, and it’s the ninth largest stadium in the USA, with a capacity of 45,971. The ballpark was constructed in 1992, replacing Memorial Stadium, and is the first of the ‘retro’ stadiums to be built.

Did You Know? Oriole Park at Camden Yards has featured in several TV shows, including House of Cards and The Wire.

9. Angel Stadium of Anaheim

Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Angel Stadium of Anaheim: 45,050
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Angel Stadium of Anaheim is located in Anaheim, California. It is the ninth largest stadium in America, hosting up to 45,517 spectators. The Los Angeles Angels of MLB play their home games at this ballpark. It is also affectionately known as ‘The Big A’. The stadium hosted the 1967 Major League Baseball All-Star game, the first to be shown on primetime television.

Did You Know? The stadium will host both baseball and softball at the 2028 Olympics..

10. Busch Stadium

Busch Stadium
Busch Stadium: 46,861

Busch Stadium is located in St. Louis, Missouri. It is the tenth largest baseball stadium in the country and the home of MLB’s St. Louis Cardinals. The Cardinals debuted in the 45,494 capacity stadium after its construction in 2006 with a 6-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.

Did You Know? The Cardinals sold out every game of their debut season at Busch Stadium, with a total attendance of 3,407,104.

11. Citizens Bank Park

Situated in Philadelphia, Citizens Bank Park is the home of the Philadelphia Phillies. With a seating capacity of 42,792, it opened in 2004, replacing the Veterans Stadium. It’s a key part of the South Philadelphia Sports Complex, alongside other major sports venues.

12. Tropicana Field

Located in St. Petersburg, Florida, Tropicana Field is the home ground for the Tampa Bay Rays. Established in 1990, it’s notable for its fixed, slanted roof and catwalks. The stadium’s unique design ensures games can proceed regardless of weather conditions.

13. Great American Ball Park

Nestled in Cincinnati, Ohio, the Great American Ball Park is the base for the Cincinnati Reds. Opened in 2003, it replaced the former Cinergy Field. The stadium offers picturesque views of the Ohio River, enhancing the fan experience.

14. Citi Field

Located in Queens, New York City, Citi Field has been the New York Mets’ home since 2009. Replacing Shea Stadium, it seats 41,922 fans. Designed by Populous, its architecture nods to Brooklyn’s Ebbets Field. The stadium uniquely sports orange foul poles and hosted the 2013 MLB All-Star Game.

15. Oracle Park

Oracle Park, located in San Francisco’s SoMa district, has been the San Francisco Giants’ ballpark since 2000. Previously named Pacific Bell Park, SBC Park, and AT&T Park, it adopted its current name from Oracle Corporation in 2019. The stadium is notable for its proximity to the San Francisco Bay, with the iconic McCovey Cove beyond its right field wall.

16. American Family Field

Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, American Family Field, formerly known as Miller Park, is the home of the Milwaukee Brewers. Opened in 2001, this retractable roof stadium can seat 41,900 fans.

17. Wrigley Field

Historic Wrigley Field, situated in Chicago, has been the Chicago Cubs’ home since 1916. With a seating capacity of 41,649, it’s one of MLB’s oldest parks.

18. Nationals Park

Nationals Park, in Washington, D.C., is the home ground for the Washington Nationals. Opened in 2008, it can accommodate 41,339 spectators.

19. Minute Maid Park

Located in Houston, Texas, Minute Maid Park is the Houston Astros’ home. This retractable roof stadium, opened in 2000, seats 41,168 fans.

20. Truist Park

Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia, is the home venue for the Atlanta Braves. Established in 2017, it has a seating capacity of 41,084.

21. Comerica Park

Located in Detroit, Comerica Park is the home of the Detroit Tigers. Opened in 2000, it replaced the historic Tiger Stadium. Known for its downtown views and large fountain.

22. Guaranteed Rate Field

Home to the Chicago White Sox, this stadium in Chicago was opened in 1991. It underwent several name changes due to sponsorships.

23. Globe Life Field

Situated in Arlington, Texas, Globe Life Field is the Texas Rangers’ home. Opened in 2020, it features a retractable roof.

24. Petco Park

Located in San Diego, Petco Park is home to the Padres. Opened in 2004, it’s known for its stunning views of the San Diego Bay.

25. PNC Park

Overlooking the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh, PNC Park is home to the Pirates. Celebrated for its scenic cityscape views, it opened in 2001.

26. Target Field

Located in Minneapolis, Target Field has been the Minnesota Twins’ home since 2010. It hosted the 2014 MLB All-Star Game.

27. Kauffman Stadium

In Kansas City, Missouri, Kauffman Stadium is the Royals’ home. Recognized for its iconic fountains.

28. Fenway Park

Boston’s historic Fenway Park is the oldest MLB stadium, home to the Red Sox since 1912.

29. LoanDepot Park

In Miami, LoanDepot Park boasts a retractable roof and is the Marlins’ home.

30. Progressive Field

Situated in Cleveland, Progressive Field has been the Indians’ home since 1994, known for its downtown views.

What is the smallest MLB stadium?

While we’ve been diving deep into the vast expanses of the largest MLB stadiums, the charm of the more intimate ballparks shouldn’t be overlooked. Fenway Park in Boston, for instance, is the league’s smallest MLB stadium but packs a punch with its rich history and iconic Green Monster. If you’re curious to learn more about the league’s cozier ballparks, check out our feature on the smallest MLB stadiums where we explore these unique gems in detail.

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