Minor League Affiliation: International League, South Division
Class Level: Triple-A
Home Stadium: Durham Bulls Athletic Park
2019 Season Record: 75-64
Durham Bulls Tickets
As one of the most recognizable AAA baseball teams in the country, the Durham Bulls are a sports staple of the Raleigh-Durham metropolitan area. Located in downtown Durham and reflecting many characteristics of classic ballparks and the city’s historic architecture, the team plays at Durham Bulls Athletic Park to thousands of fans each night. The Durham Bulls have been around for over a century but were catapulted to fame with the 1988 release of the film Bull Durham. Most of the film was shot at the Bulls’ previous ballpark (Durham Athletic Park) and starred Kevin Costner and Susan Sarandon. The Bulls have seen significant success in their 21 seasons in the International League, taking home the Governors' Cup trophy six times. The Durham Bulls have served as the AAA affiliate to the Tampa Bay Rays since their inaugural season in 1998. Many top MLB prospects have played for the Bulls, and the team enjoys a rich tradition in Durham, N.C. Buy your Durham Bulls tickets at StubHub today.
What is it like to attend Durham Bulls Athletic Park?
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, often known as DBAP, is located in downtown Durham and can be conveniently accessed off the Durham Freeway. The 10,000-capacity ballpark was designed by the same architects who built Camden Yards in Baltimore and Coors Field in Colorado. DBAP features characteristics of old-time ballparks and was designed so that every fan gets a great view of the field with an intimate ballpark feel. Additionally, every seat is extra wide with seat backs and extra leg room. Some of the unique features of Durham Bulls Athletic Park are the 32-foot-high wall in left field known as the Blue Monster and the distinctive Snorting Bull modeled after the bull used in Bull Durham.
Who are some of the common opponents on the Durham Bulls’ schedule?
Since being promoted to AAA in 1998, the Durham Bulls have seen a wildly successful tenure as the Tampa Bay Rays’ main affiliate. They’ve won the International League pennant six times, earning their most recent Governors’ Cup in 2018. Additionally, they’ve won the Triple-A National Championship twice, taking home the trophy in 2009 and 2017.
Who are some of the best players in the history of the Durham Bulls?
The Durham Bulls were founded in 1902 and have had several legendary baseball players suit up for the team. Bobby Boone, David Justice, Chipper Jones, Ron Gant and MLB Hall of Famer Joe Morgan all donned a Bulls uniform before the team’s affiliation with the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rays have developed a rich farm system in recent years, and many successful major leaguers have spent time on the Durham Bulls roster. Carl Crawford, Jeremy Hellickson, Evan Longoria, Wil Myers and David Price are a few of the players who once called Durham home.
Where can I get Durham Bulls tickets?
You can get seats at the top of the Blue Monster in left field or within the PNC Triangle Club reserved for premium ticket holders and special events at StubHub. Every seat in Durham Bulls Athletic Park is designed to be fan friendly with a comfortable and intimate view of the game.Back to Top