Basketball. In 1998, Tropicana Field was a regional final site for the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. A year later the stadium played host to the 1999 Final Four which saw the Connecticut Huskies beat the Duke Blue Devils 77–74 for the championship. Subsequently, no other NCAA men's basketball game has been played at Tropicana Field.
Tropicana Field. Located in St. Petersburg, Tropicana Field's 1.1 million square feet include unique design features and fan amenities found nowhere else in the Major Leagues. The Ballpark app is your all-access pass to Tropicana Field. Enjoy easy access to mobile tickets, use Rays Pay for concessions and merchandise, and receive exclusive ...
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Tropicana Field History. Originally named the Florida Suncoast Dome, Tropicana Field's 1.1 million square feet include unique design features and fan amenities found nowhere else in Major League Baseball. The venue opened to the public on March 3, 1990, at a cost of $138 million. It became the ThunderDome in 1993 with the arrival of the area's ...
Tropicana Field Trivia. Grand entrance on the outfield side (east) of stadium features a rotunda (5-stories, 80 feet wide). Features one of the world's largest cable-supported domed roofs (225 feet high over second base to 85 feet at the centerfield wall). The translucent, teflon-coated fiber glass roof is illuminated orange when the Rays win at home.
The rings above the field at the Trop became a part of ALDS Game 1 between the Red Sox and Rays.
The future redevelopment plans for Tropicana Field have been a topic of conversation as the Tampa Bay Rays’ lease is set to end in 2027. With less than a month left in office, Kriseman plans to have a master developer selected before November, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
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