Ballpark Facts

Everything you ever wanted to know about Petco Park but were afraid to ask... its all here. The history, milestones, records and facts. There's nothing trivial about it. Be a true fan and earn some respect for knowing your ballpark basics inside and out.

Western Metal Supply Co. Building: Everything You Need To Know

The Western Metal Supply Co. building is iconic, dramatic, and an essential cornerstone of the character of Petco Park. It’s gorgeous brick presence serves as a metaphorical bridge between baseball’s past and future.

Petco Park 20th Anniversary 2024 Season

The 2024 season will mark the 20th anniversary of Petco Park.

Statues at Petco Park

There are three bronze statues at Petco Park, immortalizing three deserving figures in San Diego Padres history.

Mexican Culture & Petco Park

San Diego’s rich Mexican heritage is woven into the fabric of this iconic baseball stadium.

Twenty Years of PetcoParkInsider.com

This site was launched in 2004 and has been serving Padres fans for nearly 20 years. Happy anniversary to Petco Park Insider!

Padres Hall of Fame at Petco Park

The San Diego Padres Hall of Fame is located behind the left field stands. This year’s honorees include Jake Peavy and owner John Moores.

Where is K Street?

K Street is the name of the walkway between the park grass of Gallagher Square and the Padres playing field.

Petco Park History & Milestones

The first Padres game was played at Petco Park on April 8, 2004.

Ship's Whistle Home Run Celebration

After every Padres home run and victory at Petco Park, the ship’s whistle sound you hear is a recording of the whistle of the Navy’s USS Ronald Reagan

San Diego Padres Retired Numbers

What are those numbers and what do they mean?

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