AutoZone Park Interesting Facts
- Architects: Looney Ricks Kiss Architects of Memphis was
the lead architectural firm. Kansas City-based HOK Sports,
designers of more major league baseball parks than any other
architectural firm in the nation, was the consultant.
- Numbers: In building AutoZone Park, 17,586 cubic yards of
concrete were used - enough to cover 11 acres. There are
125,738 square feet of brick wall surrounding the park,
including 380,000 specially manufactured bricks. There are
3,400 tons of structural steel and 227 miles of electrical
- Some 350 tons of clay and 5,000 tons of sand were used to
build the playing field. 100,000 square feet of sod cover
- The infield can drain one inch of rain per hour and still
be playable. The average rainfall during and entire baseball
season in Memphis is 22.18 inches or 4.44 inches each month,
from April through August.
- Dimensions: Left field is 319 feet from home plate, center
field 400 feet, and right field 322 feet. The power alleys
are 360 feet in left and 373 in right.
- The left field wall is 15 feet, 8 inches high. A
7-foot-8-inch wall encloses the rest of AutoZone Park's
- AutoZone Park features the largest video board in minor
league baseball, a 23-by-30 foot screen. The video board can
produce 16.2 million different colors and is 127 feet (or 13
stories) above the playing field.