Dennis Martínez National Stadium, Managua

Dennis Martínez National Stadium, Managua

Dennis Martínez National Stadium is located in Managua. It was named after former MLB player Dennis Martínez. The stadium was built in 1948 and is Nicaragua's national stadium. It is used mainly for baseball but also serves as a venue for concerts, football, religious events and has a capacity of 30,100 people. It is the home stadium of Indios del Bóer baseball team and Deportivo Walter Ferretti football team. Inside the stadium is a hall of fame near the entrance showing medals, cups, photos and memories of Nicaraguan players. There is also a gym located inside.

The stadium has been renamed three times. Built in 1948, it was originally named "El Estadio Nacional" (The National Stadium). On November 20, 1998, the 50th anniversary of the founding of the stadium, then-President Arnoldo Alemán issued a decree changing the stadium's name to Estadio Nacional Dennis Martínez. Dennis Martinez, was Major League Baseball's first Nicaraguan-born player is the only pitcher born outside of the United States to have thrown a Perfect game.
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Sight Name: Dennis Martínez National Stadium
Sight Location: Managua, Nicaragua (See walking tours in Managua)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark

Walking Tours in Managua, Nicaragua

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Managua Introduction Walking Tour

Managua Introduction Walking Tour

Managua is one of the most beautiful cities in Nicaragua. It has many places to visit, such as parks, monuments, promenades, old buildings and beautiful avenues. There are historic attractions that have great importance for the city and nation. Take the following tour to discover this unique area and see its great attractions!

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 Km or 1.4 Miles