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Estadio Nacional de Fútbol Pedro Marrero, the home of CF Ciudad de La Habana, is a multi-purpose stadium in Havana, Cuba. It is now used primarily for football matches. The stadium holds 30,000 and was built in 1929.

Estadio Nacional de Fútbol Pedro Marrero
Estadio Pedro Marrero.JPG
LocationCuba Havana, Cuba
Coordinates23°06′26″N 82°24′47″W / 23.107251°N 82.412918°W / 23.107251; -82.412918Coordinates: 23°06′26″N 82°24′47″W / 23.107251°N 82.412918°W / 23.107251; -82.412918
Capacity30,000 [1]
SurfaceGrass
ScoreboardManual (non-electric)
Construction
Built1929

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HistoryEdit

Originally named Gran Stadium Cervecería Tropical (or familiarly, La Tropical), it hosted the 1937 Bacardi Bowl and many Cuban League baseball games. After the revolution, it was renamed for Pedro Marrero, a young man who died in the attack on the Moncada Barracks.[2]

GeographyEdit

The stadium is located in the ward of Ceiba, part of the municipal borough of Playa; next to the borders with Nuevo Vedado, borough of Plaza de la Revolución.[3][4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Estadio Pedro Marrero at aymsports.com.mx
  2. ^ González Echevarría, Roberto (1999), The Pride of Havana: A History of Cuban Baseball, Oxford University Press, p. 217, ISBN 0-19-514605-0
  3. ^ Map of the municipal borough of Playa (Havana) showing its wards (EcuRed)
  4. ^ 259548259 Estadio Pedro Marrero on OpenStreetMap

External linksEdit

  Media related to Estadio Pedro Marrero at Wikimedia Commons