Date: 28 October, 2015
By: Merlin Fulcher
Tainan City Government has launched an open international contest for a 30-hectare
baseball stadium and training complex
Located in the city’s coastal Annan District, the project will deliver a new 25,000-capacity ‘international standard’ stadium with administrative and broadcasting facilities.
A second ‘deputy’ stadium and two little league arenas will also be delivered on the 30 hectare site which is opposite the National Museum of Taiwan History.
Other planned facilities include a gym, training pitches, dressing area and public spaces.
Located in southern Taiwan, Tainan is already home to the Uni-President Lions baseball team and is also the birthplace of several of the country’s most famous baseball players.
According to the brief: ‘The city’s baseball participants and fans are growing up to hundreds of thousands, and it apparently has become the baseball development centre of Taiwan. [FULL STORY]