Nagoya Dome

Nagoya Dome
Location Nagoya, Japan
Public transit Nagoya Municipal Subway:
Meijō Line at Nagoya Dome-mae Yada
Owner Nagoya Dome Co.
Capacity 40,500
Field size Left Field – 100 m (328.1 ft)
Center Field – 122 m (400.3 ft)
Right Field – 100 m (328.1 ft)
Height of Outfield Fence – 4.8 m (15.7 ft)
Surface Short Pile Artificial turf
Opened March 15, 1997[1]
Chunichi Dragons (Central League) (1997–Present)

The Nagoya Dome (ナゴヤドーム), constructed in 1997, is a baseball field, located in the city of Nagoya, Japan. The dome has the capacity to seat up to 38,414 people (official 40,500 people). It is an example of a geodesic dome.

It has served as HQ for the Chunichi Dragons baseball team, since its opening. It has also served baseball teams Orix Blue Wave and Kintetsu Buffaloes, sometimes during the year.

Official theme song for The Nagoya Dome, "Here For You", was written by local FM radio disk jockey, James Havens, and also released on CD by Victor Entertainment.

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