Rakuten announced today that capacity at Rakuten Kobo Stadium Miyagi will increase to over 28,000 by August.
New Infield Stands on Third Base Side
A new section will be added to the infield seating section on the third base side that will include 3,000 new seats. The new area will include regular seats, counter seating, seats with tables, box seats, a party deck, and a standing-room section. Construction will begin in April and end in August.
Left Field Bleachers
An additional 1,509 seats will be added to the left field section. Construction will begin in March and end in March.
Seating Expansion History
- 01/2013 - 23,451
- 04/2013 - 23,466
- 09/2013 - 25,651
- 10/2013 - 25,868 (10/03)
- 10/2013 - 26,695 (10/17 - Climax Series)
- 10/2013 - 28,120 (10/26 - Nippon Series)
- 04/2014 - 25,723 (04/01)
- 08/2014 - 28,723
Source: official announcement