Estadio Luis Aparicio El Grande

Estadio Luis Aparicio El Grande is a multi-use stadium in Maracaibo, Venezuela. It is currently used mostly for baseball games and serves as the home of Águilas del Zulia. The stadium holds 24,000[1] people and opened in 1963.[2] It also hosted the 1986 Caribbean Series.[3] It is named after longtime Maracaibo shortstop Luis Aparicio, Sr., the father of Luis Aparicio.

Estadio Luis Aparicio "El Grande"
2 Estadio Luis Aparicio el Grande Aguilas del Zulia vs Leones del Caracas 21-12-2011.jpg
LocationMaracaibo, Venezuela
Capacity24,000
Opened16 August 1963
Tenants

The American boy band Backstreet Boys performed at the stadium on May 9, 2001 during Black & Blue Tour.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://aguilas.lvbp.com/aguilas.php
  2. ^ "Stadiums in Venezuela". World Stadiums. Archived from the original on November 21, 2012. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  3. ^ http://www.laverdad.com/deportes/34176-el-poli-sin-nada-que-festejar-a-sus-45-anos.html

Coordinates: 10°40′23″N 71°38′53″W / 10.672944°N 71.648125°W / 10.672944; -71.648125