AT&T Bricktown Ballpark
RedHawks Field at Bricktown opened in 1998 in downtown Oklahoma City
Oklahoma city
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's Bricktown
Bricktown (Oklahoma City)
Bricktown is an entertainment district just east of downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma . It was formerly a major warehouse district. The major attractions of the district are the AT&T Bricktown Ballpark, the navigable Bricktown Canal, and the 16-screen Harkins movie theatre...

 district, replacing All Sports Stadium
All Sports Stadium
All Sports Stadium was a stadium located at the State Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It had a capacity of 12,000 people and opened in 1961....

. It is the home of the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the AAA affiliate of the Houston Astros
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 major league baseball
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 team. The park seats 13,066 fans.

The stadium frequently hosts the Big 12 Baseball Tournament
Big 12 Baseball Tournament
The Big 12 Baseball Tournament is the conference championship tournament in baseball for the Big 12 Conference . It is a two-group round robin tournament with the winners of each group facing each other in a one-game match for the championship...

. The first Big 12 tournament was held at All Sports Stadium
All Sports Stadium
All Sports Stadium was a stadium located at the State Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It had a capacity of 12,000 people and opened in 1961....

 in 1997 before moving to Bricktown in 1998. The tournament has been held at Bricktown every year since, except for 2002 and 2004, when it was contested at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, the home park of the Texas Rangers
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. It is also home to two games of The Bedlam Series where the Oklahoma Sooners
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 face the Oklahoma State Cowboys
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Name changes

The stadium originally opened as Southwestern Bell Bricktown Ballpark (later SBC Bricktown Ballpark after Southwestern Bell
Southwestern Bell
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's name change). In January 2006, the ballpark was renamed AT&T Bricktown Ballpark following the merger between SBC and Old AT&T. The most recent change resulted in the current RedHawks Field at Bricktown designation.

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