Tokyo Dome

 
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* Address: Tokyo
* Country: Japan
* Capacity: 45,000
* Opened: 17 March 1988
* Main use: Baseball
* Tenants: Yomiuri Giants (baseball)

Extra stadium info – Tokyo Dome

The construction costs of the venue were ¥35 billion. Its construction started in 1985. The Tokyo Dome is known as a venue for several events, like American football, baseball, basketball, concerts, football, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, monster truck events and wrestling. It hosted the first American football match in Japan with an attendance above 50,000 when two NFL teams faced each other. The Yomiuri Giants, one of the major baseball clubs in Japan, have been tenants of the stadium since 1988. They were founded in 1934. The Yomiuri Giants won the Japan Series in 2002 for the 20th time in their history. The Hanshin Tigers are known as their arch-rivals.

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