is a sponsoring name of in Kobe Sports Park
, Kobe, Japan
. It is primarily used for baseball
, and was the home field of the Orix Buffaloes
. The stadium opened in 1988
and holds 35,000 people. Previously, Orix had played at Hankyu Nishinomiya Stadium
and they are currently playing in Osaka Dome
This ballpark is mainly used by Orix Buffaloes and Hanshin Tigers (only if Koshien Stadium is in maintenance). But they also host several games for both leagues.
This ballpark is one of two ballparks in Japan to have an American-style baseball field: An all-grass outfield and infield, with dirt basepaths.
Others: Skymark Airlines
Sponsoring names of Kobe Sports Park Baseball Stadium
- 1988 - 2002: Green Stadium Kobe (グリーンスタジアム神戸)
- 2003 - 2004: Yahoo! BB Stadium (Yahoo! BBスタジアム)
- 2005 - present: Skymark Stadium (スカイマークスタジアム)