Athletics Releases First Renders of Proposed Las Vegas Baseball Stadium
Friday, May 26, 2023 6:42 p.m.
LAS VEGAS (KGO) — The Athletics has released the first renderings of the club’s proposed new baseball stadium in Las Vegas.
The stadium will be on nine acres at the Tropicana Las Vegas site, across from the MGM Grand. The A’s say it will have a capacity of 30,000 fans, making it one of the smallest parks in Major League Baseball. It will also have a variety of seating options and a partially retractable roof.
The site will be a hub for sports and entertainment.
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A vote on the A’s proposed move to Las Vegas could take place as early as next month.
Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said team owners will meet in mid-June in New York.
The Nevada governor said legislative leaders and the team reached an agreement in principle on a stadium plan.
The state legislature has yet to vote on it.
The base stadium is expected to cost $1.5 billion.
According to the Nevada Independent, the bill is expected to include $380 million from the county and state to fund part of the construction.
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