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AutoZone Park

Welcome to AutoZone Park

Located in the heart of Downtown Memphis, AutoZone Park was constructed in 2000, named the 2009 Minor League Ballpark of the Year by Baseball America, and receives numerous other accolades each year. By combining the feel of such parks as Wrigley Field, Fenway Park and Camden Yards, AutoZone Park is a state-of-the-art facility with classic, neo-traditional style.

Ballpark Accolades

Baseball America: Best Ballparks In The Minors in 2015: No. 2
Ballpark Digest: Best Ballpark Renovation (Over $6M/Under $20M) in 2015
Baseball America: Top Minor League Ballpark in 2009


Important Information

AutoZone Park's main entry plaza is located at the corner of B.B. King Boulevard and Union Avenue in downtown Memphis (198 Union Avenue).


Parking »
There are more than 20,000 parking spaces available downtown within easy walking distance. For more information about season parking packages, feel free to give us a call at (901) 721-6000.

Also, you can check out the Downtown Memphis Commission's downtown parking map.

From Arkansas (I-40) »
After crossing the DeSoto Bridge you may use exit 1 (Riverside Drive) or exit 1E (Second Street). Follow either street to Union Avenue and turn left at the stop light.

From Mississippi (I-55) »
Follow I-55 north and take the left exit towards St. Louis when I-55 meets I-240. Follow I-55 towards downtown. Continue driving straight at exit 12B Riverside Drive) when I-55 splits off to cross into Arkansas. Follow Riverside Drive along the Mississippi River and the second stop light is Union Avenue. Turn right at Union Avenue.

From Mississippi (US 78) »
After the stop light at American Way, take the I-240 exit to the right and follow the signs to St. Louis. Continue straight at exit 25B (I-55 north) when I-240 splits off toward midtown Memphis. Continue driving straight at exit 12B (Riverside Drive) when I-55 splits off to the right. Follow Riverside Drive along the Mississippi River, the second stop light is Union Ave. Turn right at Union Avenue.

From Nashville (I-40) »
Take exit 10B to the right towards Little Rock. Nine miles later make the right turn at exit 1E. You can then take exit 1C (Danny Thomas Blvd. South) to Madison St. and turn right or take exit 1A (Second St.) and follow it to Union Ave.

From St. Louis (I-55) »
Take I-55 South (approximately 275 miles). Continue on I-55 South/I-40 East towards Memphis. After crossing the DeSoto Bridge you may use exit 1 (Riverside Drive) or exit 1E (Second Street). Follow either street to Union Avenue and turn left at the stop light.

With all the comforts and innovations of a ballpark for the future it still reminds fans of America's pastime and its rich history. Redbirds fans and visitors enjoy:

  • An open concourse, allowing them to never lose sight of the game
  • The Picnic Pavilion hosting as many as 500 fans
  • Lawn seating on the Bluffs
  • Two upper Club levels with 48 Club suites
  • Club seats with access to an air-conditioned atrium and specialty foods
  • State-of-the-art press box
  • HD videoboard, videowall, and ribbonboards
  • Open-air party deck on the third base side club level seating up to 175 fans
  • Major League-quality lighting
  • Architects: Looney Ricks Kiss Architects of Memphis was the lead architectural firm. Kansas City-based Populous, 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 wiring.
  • 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.
  • 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 outfield.
  • 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.
  • The left field wall is 15 feet, 8 inches high. A 7-foot-8-inch wall encloses the rest of AutoZone Park's outfield.
  • AutoZone Park features the largest videoboard in Minor League Baseball: a 60-by-60 foot screen. The HD videoboard weighs over 20 tons with 1,440,000 pixels and towers 127 feet (or 13 stories) above the playing field.