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John Thurman Field, Modesto

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4.2/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web
John Thurman Field is a stadium in Modesto, California. It is primarily used for baseball, and is the home field of the Modesto Nuts minor league baseball team of the California League. It was built in 1955 and holds 4,000 people. It was later named for California State Assemblyman John E. Thurman, from Modesto.HistoryOriginally named Del Webb Field, the Modesto ballpark was renamed for state assemblyman John Thurman in 1983 and underwent over $3.93 million worth of renovations prior to the start of the 1997 to keep it up to California League standards.Notable eventsOn April 7, 2007, left-hander Randy Johnson made an appearance for the Arizona Diamondbacks affiliate, then called the Visalia Oaks. Johnson's appearance sparked a media frenzy and helped the Nuts draw over 5,000 fans for that day's game.
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  • My family enjoys spending a summer night at Thurman field watching the Modesto Nuts play baseball. The staff all are very friendly, the field and facilities are all very clean. There's lots of side fu...  read more »
  • John Thurman Field is a fun place to watch baseball in spite of the fact that it just Ian' t as nice as most of the ballparks that I''ve visited. There were no ADA seats available the night we attende...  read more »
  • The Nuts are the local home team complete with Mascots and loyal fans. The ballpark is clean, organized and well staffed. Everyone seems to be there to either provide or experience a great family atmo...  read more »
  • Do not get the lobster roll! Super expensive and nasty tasting. Eat something before you get here. Will Call is ONLY on the West entrance. Website doesn't state that. The field is nice and seats are pretty cheap. This is a good team. Much better than the Louisville Bats. Read up on the history of this field and all the great players that have come from here. It's worth a visit.
  • Modesto Nuts are awesome very kid friendly and not over priced
  • So fun for watching a game on a friday
  • Great concessions
  • Long lines, horrible food, expensive food, bad everything.
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