- Address: 1 Citizens Bank Way, Philadelphia
- Country: United States
- Capacity: 42,000
- Opened: 3 April 2004
- Main use: Baseball
- Tenants: Philadelphia Phillies (baseball)
Extra stadium info – Citizens Bank Park
The construction of the ballpark started in 2001 and its construction costs were $458 million. The stadium, which is among the main sports venues in Pennsylvania, opened with a capacity of 43,000. Several world famous artists performed at the venue. The first concert at the venue was a concert of James William Buffett, commonly known as Jimmy Buffett. The concert took place on 25 August 2005.
Ice hockey at the Citizens Bank Park
In 2012, 46,000 people showed up for the first ice hockey match between two National Hockey League clubs at the Citizens Bank Park. The New York Rangers won the game against the Philadelphia Flyers. The Rangers won the Stanley Cup in 1928 for the first time in their history and the Flyers won the title in 1974 for the first time in their history.
The Citizens Bank Park hosts the home games of the Philadelphia Phillies, the first baseball club from Pennsylvania with 1 million followers on its main social media page. Several statues of former players of the Phillies can be found outside the Citizens Bank Park. The Philadelphia Phillies won their first World Series title in 1980. They won the World Series after beating the Kansas City Royals from Missouri. In 2008, the Phillies won their second World Series title after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays from Florida.
Clifton Phifer Lee
The Philadelphia Phillies signed Clifton Phifer Lee, who became the highest-paid baseball player in the world, twice. Lee was born in Arkansas in 1978. He played his first Major League Baseball matches for the Phillies in 2009. Clifton Phifer Lee played for the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers before he returned to the Phillies. In 2014, he ended his professional baseball career with the Philadelphia Phillies.