Rays show off designs for Tropicana improvements

Tropicana Field will be spruced up to enhance the fan experience for the 2014 season.
 
On Tuesday, the Rays released renderings for how the $1.3 million plan will look. The makeover includes walkways behind the outfield stands, including an open-air concession area behind center field where a restaurant previously stood. Other improvements, such as restroom and lighting enhancements, will also be included.

“These renovations reflect our constant commitment to providing a first-class gameday experience at Tropicana Field,” Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg said in a release. “A visit to the ballpark will be even more enjoyable because of these new features and attractions.”
 
The St. Petersburg City Council approved the project with a 7-0 vote on Nov. 25. Here’s a look at how the Tropicana Field additions are projected to appear when the Rays host the Toronto Blue Jays on March 31, Opening Day.
 


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