Dongdaemun Baseball Stadium

Dongdaemun Baseball Stadium was a multi-purpose stadium in Seoul, South Korea. It was used mostly for baseball games. The stadium held 26,874 people. The stadium was built in 1959 and was demolished in 2007, along with the Dongdaemun Stadium. It has been replaced by the Dongdaemun Design Plaza, which opened in 2014. A new baseball stadium, the Gocheok Sky Dome, was completed in the Guro district in 2015, and serves as a replacement to Dongdaemun Baseball Stadium.[1]

Dongdaemun Baseball Stadium
LocationGwanghui-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Coordinates37°34′0.22″N 127°0′33.29″E / 37.5667278°N 127.0092472°E / 37.5667278; 127.0092472Coordinates: 37°34′0.22″N 127°0′33.29″E / 37.5667278°N 127.0092472°E / 37.5667278; 127.0092472
OperatorSeoul Sports Facilities Management
Capacity26,874
Field sizeLeft Field – 98 metres (322 ft)
Center Field – 118 metres (387 ft)
SurfaceNatural grass (1959–1989)
Artificial turf (1990–2007)
Construction
Built1959
ClosedDecember 2007
DemolishedMarch 2008
Tenants
OB Bears (1985)
MBC Chungyong (1982)

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  1. ^ "동대문운동장" [Dongdaemun Stadium]. terms.naver.com (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-06-10.