Camden Yards Nationals Park

First game

April 6, 1992
vs. Cleveland Indians

March 30, 2008
vs. Atlanta Braves

Capacity

45,971

41,408

Regular season
attendance

2,464,473

2.5+ million

Average attendance
per game

30,806

31,826

Depth at
center field

400 ft

402 ft

Stadium mascot

The Oriole Bird

Courtesy of Todd Olszewski, Baltimore Orioles

Screech

Courtesy of The Washington Nationals

Electronic scoreboard
dimensions

1,776 sq. ft.

4,500 sq. ft.

Signature
city food

Boog Powell BBQ

Ben’s Chili Bowl

Signature
weird food

Bacon on a stick

Photo by Dan Steinberg for The Washington Post

Curly W Pretzel

Photo by Barry Svrluga for The Washington Post

Signature
city decor

B&O Warehouse

Grove of Kwanzan cherry trees

Price of a
hot dog

$4.75

$5

Cheapest beer

$7.75 (20 oz)

$6.50 (14 oz)

Average ticket price

$24.97

$35.24

Cost for
family outing

$173.89*

$227.96*

Seventh inning
stretch song

“Thank God I’m a Country Boy,”
John Denver

Photo from a photo session for The John Denver Collection

“Friends in Low Places,”
Garth Brooks

Photo by Dan Harr/Invision/AP

Final inning
closing music

“For Those About To Rock,”
by AC/DC

“When The Lights Go Out,”
by Five

*Based on the Team Marketing Report Fan Cost Index, comprising prices for parking, four average tickets, two draft beers, four small soft drinks, four regular hot dogs, two programs and two souvenir caps.

SOURCE: Balitmore Orioles, Washington Nationals, ESPN, Team Marketing and MLBplatemusic.com.