About The Coliseum...Owned by the City of Oakland and Alameda County, the Coliseum houses more than a baseball team. The area officially known as the Oracle Arena & O.co Coliseum hosts concerts, conventions and also the Oakland Raiders. Although the Coliseum opened its doors in 1966, it underwent a major renovation in 1995 that added 22,000 seats and 90 luxury seats.
- 330 feet down left field line
- 375 feet in left center field
- 400 feet in center field
- 375 feet in deep right field
- 309 feet down right field line
- Hosted the 1987 All-Star game.
- Expansive foul territory reduces batting average by roughly five to seven points, making this the best pitchers park in the AL.
- Winds favor left-handed batters.
- Fans sitting at the foul poles can catch home run fair balls by reaching in front of the foul pole screens.
- On September 4, 2002, a crowd of 55,528 watched the A’s break the American League record for consecutive wins by winning their 20th game in a row.
- The outfield capacity of 48, 219 does not include upper deck seating in the outfield, which was built for football