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Oldsmobile Park

Oldsmobile Park has hosted the Lansing Lugnuts of the Midwest League since the team joined the MWL in 1996. The facility was newly constructed at that time.

Oldsmobile Park hosted Midwest League All-Star Games in 1997, 1999, and 2002.


[Oldsmobile Park; Lansing, Michigan]
Photograph by Joel Dinda, 1998.


Source of Name: General Motors' now discontinued Oldsmobile Division was long Lansing's largest employer, and a paid sponsor. GM has cancelled the last year of the sponsorship, and this ballyard will have a new name for 2010.


Directions

  • I-496 to Cedar/Larch exit
  • North on Larch to the ballpark (on left at Michigan Avenue)


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Ballpark Characteristics

  Left Center Right Seating
  305  412    305   11,000  (1997)

Park Effects

The Stats 1998 Minor League Handbook indicates that Oldsmobile Park helps offensive numbers in general. This park tends to turn some home runs into doubles or triples. (2 years' data.)


Attendance Record

  Year Attendance
  1996   538,326*
  1997   523,443
  1998   485,815
  1999   462,515
  2000   416,382
  2001   404,429
  2002   380,820
  2003   364,623
  2004   392,256
  2005   354,855
  2006   331,503
  2007   341,746
  2008   353,571
  2009   346,935



The Midwest League plays Single-A, professional baseball in America's agricultural and industrial heartland. 16 teams play a 140 game schedule which begins in early April and ends Labor Day weekend.

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