Hank Aaron Stadium Facts, Figures & Firsts
Construction cost: $8 million
Architect: Volkert & Associates, Inc.
Construction manager: White-Spunner Construction, Inc.
Was built in just 7 months.
Named in honor of Hank Aaron, who was born and raised in Mobile, at the suggestion of City Council member Vivian Davis Figures.
Owned by the City of Mobile.
First game: The Mobile BayBears beat the Birmingham Barons 4-2 on April 17, 1997 in front of 6,523 fans
Other stadium firsts (all of which occurred on 4/17/97):
|Pitch ||Batter ||Hit (single) ||Home Run ||Winning Pitcher ||Losing Pitcher ||Save
|David Zancanaro ||Brian Simmons ||Wil Polidor ||Justin Mashore ||David Zancanaro ||Steve Worrell ||Todd Erdos