Wednesday, October 20, 2004

[Dodger] Stadium renovations set to begin

By Ken Gurnick /
Oct. 19, 2004

LOS ANGELES -- Construction is set to begin soon on a renovation of the dugouts, dugout seats and Dugout Club at Dodger Stadium.

The unforgiving rubberized warning track, despised by players, will be replaced by a traditional dirt warning track, and the dugouts will be relocated approximately 18-20 feet closer to the field.

Three rows of dugout seats will be constructed directly behind the dugouts, providing up to an additional 1,500 dugout seats. Because the conditional use permit for the ballpark limits seating to 56,000, a like number of seats in the outer Reserve Level will be decommissioned.

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