- Address: 2-2-2 Jigyohama, Fukuoka
- Country: Japan
- Capacity: 40,000
- Opened: 2 April 1993
- Main use: Baseball
- Tenants: Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks (baseball)
Extra stadium info – PayPay Dome
The construction of the PayPay Dome, which is named after a Japanese company that develops electronic payment services, started in 1991. It opened as one of the largest stadiums by capacity in Japan. The construction costs of the venue, which opened as the Fukuoka Dome, were ¥76 billion. It became Japan’s first stadium with a retractable roof. Several world famous artists performed at the PayPay Dome, like Francis Albert Sinatra, John Francis Bongiovi, Madonna Louise Ciccone, Michael Joseph Jackson, Michael Philip Jagger and Whitney Elizabeth Houston.
Japanese baseball clubs
The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks have been tenants of the stadium since 1993. It is one of the major baseball clubs from Asia. In 2019, the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks won the Japan Series for the 10th time in their history after beating the Yomiuri Giants. The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks drew an average home attendance of 36,000 during that league season. The Yomiuri Giants became the first club with 10 Japan Series titles, followed by the Saitama Seibu Lions and the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks. In 2002, the Giants became the first club with 20 Japan Series titles after defeating the Saitama Seibu Lions.