Ranking MLB Ballparks Oldest to Newest

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An general, overall view of Fenway Park is seen during the baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Boston.
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  • The oldest MLB ballpark is Fenway Park, home to the Boston Red Sox.
  • The newest ballpark is the Texas Rangers' Globe Life Field.

Major League Baseball ballparks come in all shapes and sizes. Since home teams get to choose how their field will be shaped, no two fields are the same, and visiting as many arenas as possible is a shared passion among a lot of baseball fans.

So, from traditional fields to modern stadiums, which team’s ballpark is the oldest, and which is the newest?

Ranking MLB Ballparks Oldest to Newest

RANKBALLPARKHOME TEAMFIRST GAME
1Fenway ParkBoston Red SoxApril 20, 1912
2Wrigley FieldChicago CubsApril 23, 1914
3Dodger StadiumLos Angeles DodgersApril 10, 1962
4Angel StadiumLos Angeles AngelsApril 19, 1966
5Oakland ColiseumOakland AthleticsApril 17, 1968
6Kauffman StadiumKansas City RoyalsApril 10, 1973
7Rogers CentreToronto Blue JaysJune 5, 1989
8Guaranteed Rate FieldChicago White SoxApril 18, 1991
9Oriole Park at Camden YardsBaltimore OriolesApril 6, 1992
10Progressive FieldCleveland GuardiansApril 4, 1994
11Coors FieldColorado RockiesApril 26, 1995
12Tropicana FieldTampa Bay RaysMarch 31, 1998
Chase FieldArizona DiamondbacksMarch 31, 1998
14T-Mobile ParkSeattle MarinersJuly 15, 1999
15Minute Maid ParkHouston AstrosApril 7, 2000
16Comerica ParkDetroit TigersApril 11, 2000
Oracle ParkSan Francisco GiantsApril 11, 2000
18American Family FieldMilwaukee BrewersApril 6, 2001
19PNC ParkPittsburgh PiratesApril 9, 2001
20Great American Ball ParkCincinnati RedsMarch 31, 2003
21Petco ParkSan Diego PadresApril 8, 2004
22Citizens Bank ParkPhiladelphia PhilliesApril 12, 2004
23Busch StadiumSt. Louis CardinalsApril 10, 2006
24Nationals ParkWashington NationalsMarch 30, 2008
25Citi FieldNew York MetsApril 13, 2009
26Yankee StadiumNew York YankeesApril 16, 2009
27Target FieldMinnesota TwinsApril 12, 2010
28loanDepot parkMiami MarlinsApril 4, 2012
29Truist ParkAtlanta BravesApril 14, 2017
30Globe Life FieldTexas RangersJuly 24, 2020

What’s the Oldest MLB Ballpark?

The oldest MLB ballpark is Fenway Park, home to the Boston Red Sox. Fenway Park opened on April 20, 1912, and Hugh Bradley hit the field’s first home run just six days later (April 26, 1912).

What’s the Newest MLB Ballpark?

The newest MLB ballpark is the Texas Rangers’ Globe Life Field, which held its first game on July 24, 2020. The field’s first home run was hit by the Rangers’ Joey Gallo two days after opening (July 26, 2020).

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