Northwest Journey

06.22.15 Denver Rockie’s Coors Field tour

Monday, June 22, 2015 – Roy and I love professional baseball and football so traveling to Denver to see Coors Field CoorsFieldand Mile High Stadium was a must do on our schedule. Roy wanted to see Mile High Stadium and I wanted to go to Coors Field and watch a game there. We compromised and are going to tour both stadium for less than the cost of a ticket to see the Rockies play. We started the day at the Denver Rockie’s Coors Field for the 10 am tour.

The center field bleacher section is named “The Rockpile”.

20150622_101727While most of the seats in Coors Field are dark green, the seats in the 20th row of the upper deck are purple. This marks the city’s one mile elevation point.

img_1425Behind the center field wall is a landscape decoration that reflects the typical environment of the Rocky Mountains. This landscape area consists of a waterfall, fountains, and pine trees. After a Rockies home run or win the fountains shoot high into the air.

20150622_110508 20150622_110520Built in 1999, Coors Field has a capacity of 50,398 sitting on 76 acres. Fans sitting in the first-base and right-field areas are treated to a spectacular view of the Rocky Mountains.

The exterior of the stadium:

4841_coors_field 20150622_093816 20150622_094327 20150622_094408The field, dug outs and stands

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Markings being hand painted on the field20150622_100454 20150622_101153The Rockies big screen

20150622_100210The visitors dug out.  We made a call to the bullpen while we were there!!20150622_10123120150622_101554The press box from the field20150622_101241

A small part of the press box from inside – 20150622_103636 20150622_104605 20150622_104613

The visitor’s locker room and training room – check out the free sunflower seeds and bubble gum!

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Visitors batting cage20150622_102608

Part of the visitor’s snack room20150622_102621

Part of the visitor’s bathroom.  All sorts of products laid for them to use.20150622_102704  Colorado Rockies All Stars20150622_103207      One of the many suites 20150622_110256 20150622_110906

The Rooftop – a standing room only area that can hold 2000 people.  20150622_111930 20150622_111947 20150622_112528Miscellaneous pictures!


We then traveled over to the Denver Bronco’s Sports Authority Field at Mile High.  I’ll continue today’s adventure in tomorrow’s blog post.  Ya’ll come back now, ya’ hear!!

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