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Miller Park

Identification

Miller Park
211050

Map

Structure in General

stadium
existing [completed]
postmodernism

Usage

baseball

Facts

  • Seating a maximum of 42,400 spectators, this is the home of Major League Baseball's Milwaukee Brewers.
  • This replaced Milwaukee County Stadium as the Brewers' home field.
  • On July 14, 1999, three construction workers lost their lives when the Lampson "Big Blue" crane collapsed during construction.
  • The Brewers won 5 to 4 over the Cincinnati Reds in their inaugural game here on April 6, 2001.
  • Site of the 2002 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, which is the only one to ever end in a tie.
  • During the "seventh inning stretch" Miller Park has become famous for its sausage race where people dressed as a hot dog, a Polish sausage, an Italian sausage and a bratwurst race around the playing field.
  • The 7-panel, retractable roof take about ten minutes to either open or close.
  • The 12,000-ton roof is the only fan-shaped retractable roof in North America.
  • At the home plate plaza is a pair of sculptures of the two greatest baseball players to have ever played in Milwaukee, Henry Aaron and Robin Yount.
  • This is considered to be the largest construction project ever carried out within the state of Wisconsin.
  • The stadium contains 70,000 cubic yards of concrete, 1,576 steel foundation piles, 66 restrooms and weighs in at 500,000 tons.

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Location

1 Brewers Way
53214
U.S.A.

Technical Data

100.59 m
Oct 1996
Mar 2001

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Also recorded for this building:

concrete supplier, construction company, consultant, facade supplier, foundation company, general contractor, project management, roof installation, shell construction, steel supplier, structural engineering