How Big is Yankee Stadium?

The size of Yankee Stadium makes it one of the most impressive sports arenas in the world. It has a capacity of 52,325. The seats are 19 inches (48 cm)–24 inches (61 cm) wide and 33 inches (84 cm)–39 inches (99 cm) long.

Other Facts and Figures

The concourse width is 32 feet (9.8 m) on average. There are 56 luxury suites and 4,300 club seats. The team stores occupy 11,560 square feet (1,074 m2). The restroom fixture ratio is 1 per 60 fans. There are 16 passenger lifts. The video scoreboard is 59 feet (18 m) by 101 feet (31 m).

Field Dimensions

The distance from the home plate to the backstop is 52 feet 4 inches (16 m). To the left field line, the distance is 318 feet (97 m). From the left field, the distance is 379 feet (120 m) and from left center it is 399 feet (122 m).

The distance from home plate to center field is 408 feet (124 m). From right center the distance is 385 feet (117 m). The distance from the right field is 353 feet (110 m) and from right field line is 314 feet (96 m).

Amenities and Features

The size of Yankee Stadium is equaled only by its many amenities. Compared to the old stadium, it has 63% more space. Overall it has an extra 500,000 square feet (46,000 m2) more space.

There are 227 miles (365 km) of wired Ethernet cable. There are more than 1,100 HD video monitors inside the stadium. The ballpark is home to over $12 million worth of baseball goods and products.

The Scoreboard

The center field scoreboard has dimensions of 59 x 101 feet (31 m). The viewing area is 5,925 square feet (550.5 m2). The scoreboard displays 5,925 ft (1,806 m) of video.

The Clubhouse

The clubhouse has 30,000 ft (9,100 m) of space. This is 2.5 times bigger than the old facility. The dressing area spans a space of 3,344 ft (1,019 m). Every locker has a safety deposit box and touch-screen computer. The clubhouse has a lounge area, video room, training room and weight room. There is also a therapy room available.

The size of Yankee Stadium allows room for other facilities. At Gate 6 is Yankees Museum where Yankees memorabilia can be seen. One of the biggest attractions there is the homage to Don Larsen’s perfect game during the World Series in 1956.

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