The park, which opened in 2005,is the home to the Corpus Christi Hooks, a Double A affiliate of the Houston Astros and is located on what used to be old cotton warehouses upon the city's waterfront. Fans are able to see the USS Lexington and the Texas State Aquarium from inside the park. Whataburger Field features 5,050 fixed seats, 19 luxury suites and two outfield berm areas that are able to accommodate nearly 2,000 fans.
On June 30, 2005 the stadium unveiled "For the Love of the Game", an 18-foot statue depicting a young ball player in a contemplative pose. The statue is believed to be the largest bronze statue of a baseball player.