About Minute Maid Park...
The Houston Astros have called Minute Maid Park home since 2000 as they welcomed their new stadium with natural grass and a 242-foot high retractable roof. In less than 20 minutes, the roof can open and close to reveal beautiful panoramics of the surrounding landscape.
- Opened in 2000
- 315 feet down the left field line
- 362 feet in left center field
- 435 feet in center field
- 373 feet in right center field
- 326 feet down the right field line
- Hosted the 2004 All-Star Game.
- The 242-foot high retractable roof closes in less than 20 minutes
- Originally known as Enron Field after Enron Corporation agreed to pay more than $100 million over 30 years. Naming rights now belong to Minute Maid Company who paid $170 million for 28 years.