10 Biggest MLB Stadium

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Nothing can come close to the experience of watching your favorite team play live in the stadium. No matter who is sitting next to you, friends or strangers, there is nothing like living the thrills of the game at the moment.

Every year tens and thousands of people attend the games to watch their favorite teams play and support them. 

All the MLB franchises have their home ballpark or stadium. It is a known fact that there is a thing called “home-field advantage,” as teams tend to perform better when they play at their home stadium.

MLB is returning to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s London Stadium for the 2023 London Series. Talking about stadiums, can you guess which is the biggest MLB stadium?

Oracle Park
Oracle Park Stadium (Source: Bleacher Report)

Today, we have compiled a list of the ten biggest MLB stadiums with the most seating capacity.

So, please stick with us till the end of the article. 

Quick Overview 

Before we go through the full details, let us look at the preview of the overall rankings.

Stadium Seating Capacity
10. Citizens Bank Park 42,792
9. Oriole Park at Camden Yards 44,970
8. Busch Stadium 45,494
7. Angel Stadium 45,517
6. T-Mobile Park 47,92
5. Chase Field 48,686
4. Coors Field 50,144
3. Yankee Stadium 54,251
2. Dodger Stadium 56,000
1. Oakland Coliseum 56,782

10 Biggest MLB Stadiums

We have prepared our list with references from various credible internet sources.

10. Citizens Bank Park

  • Location: Philadelphia

The Citizens Bank Park is in our number 10 with a total seating capacity of 42,792. Opened on April 3, 2004, it is the home field of the Philadelphia Phillies.

The same year it was opened, the park hosted its first regular-season baseball game on April 12. It was constructed to replace the now demolished Veterans Stadium, a multi-purpose football and baseball facility.

The park is named after Citizens Financial Group. The city of Philadelphia is the stadium’s owner, and Global Spectrum is its operator. The stadium features a natural grass-and-dirt playing field.

Citizens Bank Park, 2021
Citizens Bank Park, 2021 (Source: Wikimedia.org)

Between 2004-2005, the park’s seating capacity was increased to 43,500. During the 2012 NHL Winter Classic baseball game, the stadium saw its record attendance of 46,967.

Citizens Bank Park lies on the northeast corner of the Sports Complex. Aside from hosting baseball and occasional NHL games, the stadium has also hosted concerts.

On April 16, 2019, MLB announced that the park will host the 2026 MLB All-Star Game.

9. Oriole Park at Camden Yards

  • Location: Baltimore

The Oriole Park at Camden Yards is the ninth biggest MLB stadium with a capacity of 44,970. It was opened on April 6, 1992, and is also the ninth oldest baseball stadium in the world.

The Park is the home field of the MLB team, the Baltimore Orioles. It is the first “retro” major league ballpark constructed during the 1990s and the early 2000s. Initially, the stadium had a capacity of 48,876.

The capacity then became the current one in 2022. The ballpark was built to replace the Memorial Stadium, a multi-purpose stadium. Over the years, not just the capacity but the whole stadium has undergone several changes.

Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Oriole Park At Camden Yards (Source: Wikimedia.org)

Oriole Park at Camden Yards is one of the several venues that have, over the years, historically carried the “Oriole Park” name for various Baltimore franchises. Similarly, the stadium has hosted several historical games.

One of those events was in 2001. Former president Bill Clinton and MLB commissioner Bud Selig attended Cal Ripken Jr.’s final MLB game.

Currently, Maryland Stadium Authority is the operator of the stadium.

8. Busch Stadium

  • Location: St. Louis

On number 8, we have the Busch Stadium. Also informally known as “New Busch Stadium” or “Busch Stadium III,” it has a seating capacity of 45,494 and 3,76 club seats and 61 luxury suites.

The Busch Stadium is the home field of the St. Louis Cardinals. It was constructed to replace the Busch Memorial Stadium (Busch Stadium II) and occupies a portion of the former stadium mark.

The stadium was opened on April 4, 2006. 

Busch Stadium
Busch Stadium (Source: Wikimedia.org)

St. Louis Cardinals owns and operates the stadium. The Busch Stadium saw its record attendance for a baseball game on August 6, 2022, where 48,581 attended to watch a game between the Cardinals and New York Yankees.

The first Busch Stadium was closed in 1966, after which Busch Stadium II was constructed. 

Three million four hundred seven thousand one hundred seven attended during the time, which is the second largest record in the team’s history.

7. Angel Stadium

  • Location: Anaheim

The seventh biggest MLB stadium is the Angel Stadium of Anaheim. The stadium has a capacity of 45,517 and is the fourth oldest baseball stadium in the world.

The stadium was initially opened in 1966 as Anaheim Stadium. From its establishment to 1997, the stadium was Anaheim Stadium, which became Edison International Field of Anaheim from 1998 until 2003.

Similarly, the stadium is unofficially known as “The Big A”. The City of Anaheim is the stadium’s owner, and the Angels Baseball LP is its operator. It is the home stadium for the Los Angeles Angels.

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, 2009
Angel Stadium of Anaheim, 2009 (Source: Wikimedia.org)

Before becoming the home ballpark for the Angels, the stadium was the home field arena for the NFL franchise Los Angeles Rams from 1980 to 1994. Likewise, the stadium has also undergone numerous renovations over the years.

As a result, the seating capacity became 45,517 in 2019. It has hosted MLB games, football, occasional concerts, and annual 2 to 3 AMA Supercross Championship races.

6. T-Mobile Park

  • Location: Seattle

T-Mobile Park is the sixth biggest MLB stadium, with a seating capacity of 47,929. It is a retractable roof stadium initially named Safeco Field and opened on July 15, 1999.

Washington State Major League Baseball Stadium Public Facilities District is the owner and operator of the park. It is the Seattle Mariners’ home park, and the name changed from Safeco Field to T-Mobile on January 1, 2019.

T-Mobile Park
T-Mobile Park (Source: Ballparksofbaseball.com)

The stadium has features of ballparks built in the 1950s and is a “retro-modern” style ballpark with modern amenities. The unique retractable roof is an umbrella for the playing field and stands.

T-Mobile Park has hosted amateur baseball and non-baseball events like the 2001 Seattle Bowl and WrestleMania XIX. It saw a record attendance of 54,097 attendees during WrestleMania XIX.

5. Chase Field

  • Location: Phoenix

On number 5, we have Chase Field. Formerly known as Bank One Ballpark, it is a retractable roof stadium that opened in 1998.

The Chase Field was the first stadium in the United States to be built with a retractable roof over a natural-grass playing surface. The year it opened, the Arizona Diamondbacks debuted as an expansion team.

Chase Field, 2021
Chase Field, 2021 (Source: Wikimedia.org)

The stadium has hosted many notable events aside from baseball games. It has hosted occasional concerts, international soccer games, college sports, Built Ford Tough Series bull riding, WWE event Royal Rumble, etc.

The capacity of the stadium has changed numerous times over the years. Currently, it has a seating capacity of 48,686. On August 31, 2019, the stadium saw a record attendance of 50,180.

4. Coors Field

  • Location: Denver

Coors Field is the home stadium for the MLB franchise Colorado Rockies. It was opened in 1995 and had a capacity of 50,144, which makes it the fourth biggest MLB stadium.

The stadium has earned a reputation as a hitter’s park. This is due to Denver’s high elevation effect and semi-arid climate on the distances of batted balls. The stadium has 63 luxury suites and 4,526 club seats.

Coors field aerial view
Coors Field Aerial View (Source: Wikimedia.org)

Colorado Rockies Baseball Clun is the owner of the stadium. The highest record attendance ever to be recorded in the stadium is 51,267 attendees.

The stadium has hosted several notable games, like the 1998 MLB All-Star Game and the 2021 MLB All-Star Game. Similarly, aside from baseball, the stadium has also hosted hockey games and numerous concerts.

3. Yankee Stadium

  • Location: New York City

On number 3, Yankee Stadium is the biggest MLB stadium. It is the home stadium for the MLB’s New York Yankees and has a seating capacity of 54,251.

The stadium replaced the original Yankee Stadium in 2009. It is located on the 24-acre former site of Macombs Dam Park. The 8-acre of the original stadium is now known as Heritage Field, a public park.

The New York City Industrial Development Agency owns the stadium. Similarly, Yankee Stadium LLC is the operator. The stadium incorporated replicas of some designs from the original stadium.

Yankee Stadium, 2010
Yankee Stadium, 2010 (Source: Wikimedia.org)

The new Yankee Stadium has the highest record attendance of 54,251.

Yankee Stadium has played host to numerous events other than baseball. It has hosted college football games, soccer games, and concerts just like its predecessor.

2. Dodger Stadium

  • Location: Los Angeles

The second biggest MLB stadium is the Dodger Stadium, with a seating capacity of 50,000. It is the oldest ballpark in MLB west of the Mississippi River, which was opened in 1962.

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been using the stadium as their home field, located in the Elysian Park neighborhood of Los Angeles.

The Dodger Stadium is called a “pitcher’s ballpark” as it has seen 13 no-hitters. On April 13, 2009, the ballpark had its record attendance of 57,099 people for the Dodgers Home Opener event.

Dodger Stadium
Dodger Stadium (Source: Wikimedia.org)

Currently, Guggenheim Baseball Management owns the stadium. Likewise, the Los Angeles Dodgers are its operator. The stadium has been host to soccer tournaments aside from regular baseball games.

During the 2014 season, the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks, franchises of the NHL, also played regular season games of the NHL Stadium Series in the Dodger Stadium.

1. Oakland Coliseum

  • Location: Oakland

The biggest MLB stadium is the Oakland Coliseum, with a whopping 56,782 seating capacity. Formerly named Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, the ballpark is the home field for the MLB franchise Oakland Athletics.

The playing field has been dedicated to Baseball Hall of Famer and former Athletics left fielder Rickey Henderson Field since 2017.

Oakland Coliseum is a multi-purpose stadium. Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority is the stadium’s owner, while Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) is the operator.

Oakland Coliseum
Oakland Coliseum (Source: Wikimedia.org)

Depending on the configuration, the Coliseum can seat up to 63,132 people. An upper deck named “Mount Davis” was added to the stadium during the renovation in 1996. 

The Coliseum saw its baseball record attendance on July 21, 2018, during the game between the Athletics versus Giants. However, its all-time highest record attendance was for a football match, where 62,784 attended.

Oakland Coliseum is the largest baseball stadium in the United States. It was a home arena for the NFL franchise, Oakland Raiders, from 1966 until 1981.

The stadium has hosted sports events other than baseball and even concerts. 


All these stadiums mentioned on our list have a history behind them. These stadiums have been part of many memorable events for MLB history and fans.

Many of the new stadiums replace the original ones. But they still have the essence and replicas of the old-time stadiums and are part of the history. Thank you for sticking to the end!

Also Read: Top 12 Best Attendance in MLB Games

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