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History/Facts

New Britain Stadium Facts

Ground Breaking

June, 1995

Date Opened

April 12, 1996

Capacity

6,146

Dimensions

LF - 330' CF - 400' RF - 330'

Height of Fence

16'

Rock Cats Dugout

First Base Side

Visitors Dugout

Third Base Side

Rock Cats Bullpen

Right Field Line

Visitors Bullpen

Left Field Line

 

New Britain Stadium Firsts

GAME: Friday, April 12, 1996 vs. New Haven (NH 3, Rock Cats 0)
ATTENDANCE: 6,146
TEMPERATURE: 50 degrees Fahrenheit
ROCK CATS PITCHER: Hector Trinidad
BATTER: Chris Sexton, New Haven
VISITING PITCHER: Jamey Wright, New Haven
ROCK CATS BATTER: Ramone Vallette
HIT: J.J. Johnson, New Britain
RUN: Edgard Velazquez, New Haven (4th inning)
SINGLE: J.J. Johnson, New Britain
DOUBLE: Jamie Taylor, New Haven
TRIPLE: Tommy Davis, Bowie (April 18, 1996)
HOMERUN: Edgard Velazquez, New Haven (4th inning)
INSIDE THE PARK HOMERUN: Ryan Lane, New Britain (May 15, 1997)
GRAND SLAM: Anthony Lewis, New Britain (May 10, 1996)
RBI: Todd Helton, New Haven
WALK: Chris Sexton, New Haven
STRIKEOUT: Anthony Lewis by Jamey Wright
STOLEN BASE: Chris Sexton, New Haven (top of 1st)
J. J. Johnson, New Britain (bottom of 1st)
WINNING PITCHER: Jamey Wright, New Haven
LOSING PITCHER: Hector Trinidad, New Britain
SAVE: Mike Saipe, New Haven
ROCK CATS WIN: Saturday, April 13, 1996 vs. New Haven (7-0)
EXHIBITION GAME: Monday, August 18, 1997 (Rock Cats 3 Twins 0)