Angel Stadium Rules

By M.C. Postins

Angel Stadium is the home of the Los Angeles Angels, the winners of the 2002 World Series who play in the American League West Division of Major League Baseball. The Anaheim-based stadium has undergone several renovations since its 1966 construction. With a capacity to seat 45,050, Angel Stadium drew more than 3 million fans in 2008.

Food and Drink

Fans may take outside food into Angel Stadium, according to ballparksavvy.com. They recommend getting food from a nearby restaurant and taking it into the park. Fans may bring in bags that measure 16-by-16 inches and 8 inches deep and are subject to search. Fans may not bring glass, plastic bottles or aluminum cans into the stadium, with the exception of water bottles that are in clear, store-bought containers and are no larger than 1 liter, according to the Angels' official website. Fans also may not bring alcoholic beverages into the park or its parking lot nor leave the stadium with alcohol. Fans may tailgate, so long as they do so in a designated area, do not use an outside caterer, use an approved gas or propane-fueled grilling unit and do not occupy more than one parking space.

Parking

The Angels have three entrances to their parking lots via Douglass Road, State College Boulevard and Orangewood Avenue, according to the team's official website. The lots open 2 1/2 hours before the scheduled first pitch. Parking for cars is $8; oversized vehicles, $16. The Angels recommend that ticket holders with parking coupons use the express entry lane on Orangewood Avenue. Bus and oversized vehicle parking is located near the Orangewood Avenue bus entrance. If you do not want to park, the Orange County Transportation Authority has bus service to the stadium.

Tickets

There are many different ways to purchase tickets for an Angels game at Angel Stadium, including via the team's website and StubHub. For those seeking to purchase tickets on game day, they should try the home plate gate. That is also where fans who bought their tickets in advance can pick them up via the Will Call window, according to the team's official website. If fans leave the park and must re-enter, they will need to get a hand stamp at the home plate gate, in addition to having their ticket stub.

Media

Fans may bring radios and televisions into the stadium, as long as those devices do not interfere with the fans around them. In addition, fans may use cameras and personal handheld video cameras in the stadium. Game action, however, may not be recorded, according to the team's official website. In addition, cameras with lenses longer than 4 inches and camera support pods are prohibited.

Autographs

Fans seeking autographs before the game may do so along the railing of sections 101 to 103 and 133 to 135 up to 40 minutes before the start of the game, or until the end of batting practice, whichever occurs first, according to the team's official website. The courtyard area features two large food courts.

Around the Stadium

Angel Stadium features three ATM machines, two of which are on the main concourse at Section 110 and Section 126. The stadium features 17 different types of concessions stands, including three clubs that have limited access. Beyond the center field wall, the Angels have the Outfield Extravaganza, built to model the California coastline and features water spouts, pyrotechnics and fireworks to celebrate great plays on the field. Fans should not enter this portion of the ballpark, according to the team's official website. Kids can participate in the Pepsi Perfect Game Pavilion, which is located on the concourse.

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