Historic Sam Lynn ballpark

Bakersfield, CALIFORNIA

minor-league ballpark

Built in 1941, Historic Sam Lynn Ballpark is the oldest ballpark in the California League.  With an eye toward enhancing the fan experience, the improvements to Sam Lynn focused on several key areas:

  • Improved ballpark entrance and turnstyle
  • Elevated group deck
  • Casual seating options
  • Kids area
  • Improved concessions layout and turn-around (lean process)
  • Auxiliary concessions kiosks
  • Team store
  • Improved restrooms
  • Improved parking and circulation


Client: Bakersfield Blaze

Design Architect: Larimer Design


Venue Tenant: Bakersfield Blaze

League: California League

Classification: Advanced-A

Major-League Affiliate: Reds

Project Completion: April 2012

Seating Capacity: 3,500