Frontier Field, Rochester

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Frontier Field is a baseball stadium located at One Morrie Silver Way in downtown Rochester, New York. The park opened in 1996, replacing Silver Stadium in northern Rochester, which had been home to professional baseball in Rochester since 1929. Although the stadium was built for baseball, Frontier Field has had several tenants in numerous sports, including the Rochester Raging Rhinos of the USL First Division from 1996 to 2005, the Rochester Rattlers of Major League Lacrosse from 2001 to 2002, and the Rochester Red Wings of the International League since 1997. The ballpark seats 10,840 spectators for baseball.Telecommunications company Frontier has held the naming rights to the ballpark since its opening in 1996. Frontier Field hosted the Triple-A All-Star Game on July 12, 2000.HistoryGround was broken on Frontier Field in November 1994. The stadium, designed by Ellerbe Becket, opened on July 11, 1996. Although Frontier Field was always intended to be primarily a baseball facility, it was constructed to be able to accommodate the Rochester Rhinos soccer team as well.After the Rhinos left Frontier Field for PAETEC Park in 2005, the Rochester Red Wings became the sole full-time tenant at Frontier Field. As a result, the Wings made upgrades to the park to make the stadium a better baseball facility. The first notable upgrade, the installation of a new 24ft by 32ft video scoreboard in left field, was completed in time for the 2006 season. Originally, a new grass turf was to be installed following the 2006 season to replace the grass that has been beat up over the years from extensive use in baseball, soccer, and lacrosse. No such replacement was made for 2007, but work commenced following that season and a new grass surface with an improved drainage system was installed prior to the 2008 season.
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  • August 14, 2017
    whenever possible I try to ketch a game here. It's always been a favorite spot. it's a great location in the city and it always offers a fun time.. and it sells alcoholic beverages! Enjoy! I always pa...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    We attended A Rochester Red Wings game vs Columbus, and got amazing seats for $12. The field is made for baseball, and there are tons of food and drink concessions. We walked to the park, but it look ...  more »
  • July 17, 2017
    Great park.... Lots to do and see. Came in from Cleveland and love to go to different ballparks. Ushers attentive and I loved the seating layout and a 1st base seat gives you a cool view of the Kodak ...  more »
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  • July 8, 2017
    Great family fun, great staff, a must see for a Rochester visitor who want a good baseball experience both professional and novice fans of all ages. As a perk the stadium has a peanut/allergy free section for all to experience the traditional American pass time. Negative - food pricing is on the higher side.
  • June 10, 2017
    Nothing beats a red wings game on a beautiful Rochester summer evening. Ticket prices are reasonable. Food vendors have a variety and prices are a bit high but to be expected. Parking is highly accessible and you can find free parking within a couple blocks if you try. Enjoy!
  • June 29, 2017
    First class ball park. Great seats, sight lines, lots of drinks and eats under the grandstand. A gem of a park, home of the Rochester Redwings.
  • July 10, 2017
    I wish I can give this place no stars! To the people on 7/8/17,section 101 and over, behind section D in 101,people were staring at and making fun of me and my brother and a person with a disability in seat 13! Because I love my red wings and cheer a lot for then and make noise,they hated it! We also love Spikes and Mitsy. People have no team spirit,just sat there like stiffs with mean faces,and very discrimatory. I work at a funaral home and I see less stiff dead people there than at frontier field! ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜ก Blair W.
  • May 15, 2017
    A great ballpark in a nice location. The store is an old firehouse. Parking is good and RPD is always on hand for safe crossings. "Baseball City USA!"

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