Estadio De Beisbol Beto AvilaEdit profile
Estadio de Béisbol Beto Ávila is a stadium in Cancún, Mexico. It is primarily used for baseball, and is the home field of the Quintana Roo Tigres Mexican League baseball team. It holds 9,500 people. It is named to honor Beto Ávila the Mexican baseball player whose last year of active play (1960) was with the Tigres del México.
In the 1980s the park, originally with a capacity of 4,500 was the homefield of the Marlins de Cancún. It became an LMB park in 1996 when the Langosteros de Quintana Roo (Quintana Roo Lobstermen) were promoted to that league. The park was expanded to seat 7,000. However after the Lobstermen left Cancún the stadium was heavily damaged by Hurricane Wilma in October 2005. In 2006 renovations were undertaken to rebuild and expand the stadium and draw an LMB team back to Cancún. After the 28 million peso renovation the Tigres played the 2007 season with Beto Ávila as their homefield.