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Hunter Wright Stadium information

Hunter Wright Stadium   

Stadium Info       

  • Built in 1995
  • Capacity - 2,500
  • Distance to left field - 330
  • Distance to right field - 330
  • Distance to center field - 410
  • Named after popular multi-term former mayor of Kingsport


Kingsport Mets

  • Member of Appalachian League
  • New York Mets Single A Short Season affiliate  
  • 68 game season (34 home games) from June-August
  • Appalachian League Champions in 1988 and 1995
  • Notable players to play for Kingsport - Darryl Strawberry, Dwight Gooden, Jose Reyes, David Wright


Other Events

  • National AAU baseball tournaments
  • High school games (Gate City High School plays home games at Hunter Wright)
  • College conference tournaments (Appalachian Athletic Conference and Mid- South Conference)
  • Opening Round of the NAIA World Series


The stadium is also available for rental to accommodate baseball activities -- contact the Kingsport Mets at (423) 224-2626 or

Kingsport Mets
Hunter Wright Stadium
800 Granby Road
Kingsport, TN 37660