Cashman Stadium

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Cashman Stadium
Location Las Vegas, NV, United States
Building chronology
Built 1983
9,334 (largest reported baseball crowd: 15,025)
  • Dimensions:
    • Left Field: 323 feet
    • Center Field: 433 feet
    • Right Field: 323 feet

Cashman Stadium in Las Vegas, NV, was the home of Las Vegas affiliated baseball from 1983 through 2018. After that, the Las Vegas 51s of the Pacific Coast League moved into a new ballpark in the Howard Hughes Corp.-planned community of Summerlin as the Las Vegas Aviators.

The former Spokane Indians had moved to Vegas in 1983 to become the Las Vegas Stars. Cashman served double duty in 2018, also hosting the United Soccer League's Las Vegas Lights FC - who are now the primary tenant.

Cashman's professional baseball history included Big League Weekend, which starting in 1993 brought two MLB teams to Vegas from spring training for two Saturday-Sunday games. The first BLW drew Cashman's one-gate baseball record: 15,025.

The playpen was also the first minor-league field to host a Major League opener - and then some: Between the 1995 NFL and 1996 MLB seasons, the Raiders' return to the Oakland Coliseum from Los Angeles, CA, forced renovations into the gap between them - a gap that proved too short by six baseball games and forced the Oakland Athletics to begin the 1996 season in Vegas.

The facility's name seemed to depend on whether one was looking at stadium signage or team literature - Cashman Stadium on the former but Cashman Field on most of the latter.