Thursday, October 15, 2009

QuikTrip Park

WHERE: Grand Prairie, Texas
WHERE EXACTLY: 1600 Lone Star Parkway, Grand Prairie, Texas
WHEN VISITED: Last occasion for the 2009 American Association All-Star Game on July 21, 2009.

The park was built for the Grand Prairie Air Hogs a team in the independant American Association. It opened in May 2007 and has a capacity of 5,445. It is named for QuikTrip, a Tulsa-based chain of convenience stores.

The stadium has an aeronautical theme given the areas heritage of military aviation and aerospace defense contractors. It sits in a large complex that includes Lone Star Park, the Nokia Theater, and GPX Skatepark.

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