Globe Life Field’s 2020 World Series Scorecard

08 November 2020
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Major League Baseball’s World Series is scheduled to begin at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, on October 20. This is the first neutral-site Fall Classic in MLB history. Walter P Moore served as the structural engineer for Globe Life Field, which was opened for the 2020 MLB season and is the home ballpark of the Texas Rangers. 

2  360-degree open-view concourses, the first MLB ballpark with two such concourses

3  Video boards provide an immersive experience for fans

12  Number of minutes it takes for the retractable roof to open

18  Number of 100-ft-tall architectural arches made of brick and Texas limestone

31  Number of months taken to complete the stadium

70  Percent of seating is between the foul poles

70  Number of feet the field level is below street level

100  Foot tall glass curtainwall provides views into the park from left field

600  In feet, the stadium has the longest retractable roof panel in the U.S.

4,000  In feet, the length of the soil nail wall (more than 250,000 square feet of total area), the largest permanent soil wall in North America

16,000  Tons of structural steel used for the ballpark’s bowl and concourse structure

19,000  Tons of structural steel used for the ballpark’s roof structure

120,900  Total square feet covered by ETFE transparent roof material

300,000  Size of the single-panel retractable roof in square feet

1.8  Million square feet, the total floor area of the venue

(Sources: Walter P Moore, Manhattan Construction)

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