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Alliance Bank Stadium
Alliance Bank Stadium (formerly P&C Stadium) is a 12,000-seat baseball stadium in Syracuse, New York. It was opened in 1997, cost $16 million, has artificial turf, and its dimensions are 330L, 400C, 330R.
It is used by the Syracuse SkyChiefs AAA baseball team, the Syracuse Salty Dogs A-League team, and the Syracuse Sting Women's Professional Football League team. The SkyChiefs operate the stadium and its parent organization, the Toronto Blue Jays is the main reason why the stadium has artificial turf, the reason being the Blue Jays wish to accustom their prospects to the same kind of playing surface as their home stadium, the Toronto SkyDome.
Until 2005, it was known as P&C Stadium, which came from the regional brand of supermarkets run by Syracuse-based Penn Traffic Corporation . In September, 2004 Penn Traffic was released from their naming rights contract due to their bankruptcy. Alliance Bank is a regional bank headquartered in Syracuse.
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