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About The Stadium


Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium Facts

Design: One-level structure
Seating Capacity: 5,132
Field Area: 1.5 Acres
Left & Right Field Lines: 335 Feet
Center Field Dimension: 385 Feet
Outfield Fence Height: 16 Feet & 20 Feet

Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium is one of Minor League Baseball's most historic venues as 2012 will mark the 61st year that baseball in Vancouver has called 'The Nat' home.

Our fans are right on top of the action due to the narrow foul territory inside the park. Spectators are also treated to one of the few manual scoreboards still in operation in Minor League Baseball keeping track of the action just feet in front of picturesque Queen Elizabeth Park.

Built in 1951, it was originally named Capilano Stadium after a local brewery and was home to the Vancouver Capilanos of the Western International League (1951-54), Vancouver Mounties (1956-62, 1965-69).

In 1978, Capilano Stadium was renamed Nat Bailey Stadium, an honour bestowed on Vancouver's Nat Bailey who was a longtime supporter of baseball doing everything from hawking peanuts to overseeing professional baseball operations back in baseball's 'hey day' locally. Baseball returned for good the same year with the Vancouver Canadians of the Pacific Coast League (1978-1999) followed by the Class A Short-Season Vancouver Canadians of the Northwest League (2000 - current).

Today, more than seven million fans have walked through the doors of Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium and enjoyed a longtime Vancouver tradition. The Canadians offer one of baseball's greatest perks enjoying 10 Power Smart 'Nooners presented by BC Hydro, giving fans the chance not only to enjoy a great game of baseball, but the chance to work on their tan as well!

Principal Owner & Managing General Partner Jake Kerr purchased the Vancouver Canadians in 2007 while signing a new 25-year lease with the Vancouver Park Board & City of Vancouver to operate Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium. Kerr wasted little time in bringing the ballpark back to the highest standard with a number of key upgrades and technological advances.

With a complete re-design of the stadium's inner concourse along with external upgrades that features several large murals painted by local artist Jennifer Ettinger, and countless on-field projects including a Wall of Fame paying tribute to the greats who have played here at the ballpark. Jake Kerr remains determined to give baseball fans from all over the chance to see Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium in all its glory.