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[10/1/2013] Rakuten Eagles officially announce plans to push capacity at Kleenex Stadium to over 28,000

by on Oct.01, 2013 @ 5:47 pm, under NPB

The Rakuten Eagles officially announced their plans to expand capacity at Kleenex Stadium to over 28,000 by October 26.  The additions will take place over three periods in October.

October 3 - addition of 217 seats - 25,651 to 25,868

sixty temporary seats near the left field foul pole
seventy-two temporary seats near the left field foul pole, upper section
sixty temporary seats near the right field foul pole
192 total seats

twenty-five reserved outfield seats
25 total seats

October 17 - addition of 1,097 seats - 25,868 to 26,965

temporary seats, wood deck section first base side
temporary seats, third floor concourse
temporary seats, infield concourse third base side
temporary seats under the big screen in right
224 total seats

standing-room section, non-reserved, wood deck section first base side
standing-room section, reserved, third floor concourse
standing-room section, non-reserved, infield concourse third base side
standing-room section, non-reserved, infield upper section third base side
873 total seats

October 26 Nippon Series (planned) - addition of 1,155 seats - 26,965 to 28,120

standing-room section, non-reserved, third floor concourse
right-field, free
1,155 total seats

Kleenex Stadium Capacity History

Year Month (Day) Capacity
2012   23,026
2013 January 23,451
2013 April 23,466
2013 September 25,651
2013 October 3 25,868
2013 October 17 26,965
2013 October 26 28,120

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Source: official announcement