Bears Stadium - Denver, CO
Posted by: Outspoken1
N 39° 44.704 W 105° 01.276
13S E 498177 N 4399462
Quick Description: The plaque commemorates the original Bears Stadium (late Mile High Stadium) that was razed to build the current stadium.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 10/7/2012 11:20:01 AM
Waymark Code: WMFEKR
The plaque reads:
As you look to the north from this spot, you are viewing the land upon which stood Bears Stadium. From 1948 through 1994, it was home of the professional baseball in Denver. The Denver Bears (later renamed the Zephyrs in 1985) played at Bears Stadium (later renamed Mile High Stadium) through 1992. When Major League Baseball arrived in Denver in 1993, Mile High Stadium housed the Colorado Rockies for two seasons until Coors Field was completed in 1995. The precise location of home plate is indicated by a commemorative landmark approximately 500 ft. to the north of this plaque.
Home plate is just painted on the parking lot and is in a parking space. The coordinates are: N39° 44.783, W105° 01.316. More information about the history of Bears Stadium (which included the engineering marvel of moving the east stands on 1/8" of water) may be found at (visit link
Group or Groups Responsible for Placement:
SABR (Society for American Baseball Research) and Colorado Rockies Baseball team
County or City: Denver
Date Dedicated: 2012
Check here for Web link(s) for additional information: [Web Link]
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