Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field
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Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field is a baseball stadium on the University of Miami campus in Coral Gables, Florida, United States. It is the home field of the University of Miami Hurricanes baseball team. The stadium holds a capacity of 5,000 spectators. The first game was held on February 16, 1973.
|Former names||Mark Light Field (1973–2009)|
|Location||Coral Gables, FL, United States|
|Owner||University of Miami|
|Operator||University of Miami|
|Field size||Left Field - 330 ft (100.5 m)|
Left-Center - 365 ft (111 m)
Center Field - 400 ft (122 m)
Right-Center - 365 ft (111 m)
Right Field - 330 ft (100.5m)
|Opened||February 16, 1973|
|Renovated||1974, 1996, 2007-2009|
|Architect||Populous (company)|
|Miami Hurricanes baseball (1973-present)|
Miami fan George Light donated money for the field's construction. Mark Light Field is named for George Light's son, Mark Light, who died of muscular dystrophy. Following a $3.9 million contribution by New York Yankees All-Star Alex Rodriguez, the facility was renovated in 2007-2009 and renamed.
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