The Alexanders were the parents of Dave Alexander, who is giving the lead gift for the project. David Alexander was Purdue baseball coach from 1978 to 1991 and then an athletics administrator through 1994. All three Alexanders graduated from Purdue, and Dave played on Purdue’s baseball team. Continue reading
Baseball Field #6 at Barcroft Park, a 65-acre park at 4200 South Four Mile Run Drive, will receive new turf, stadium seating and other amenities through a partnership between GW and the Arlington County Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department (PRCR). Continue reading
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ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) – UCF Athletics is excited to announce that a contractor/architect selection has been made for the baseball stadium expansion. Skanska USA Building, Inc. and DLR Group will serve as the design-build team that will perform all design and construction services for the project. The project will be phased with the initial segment beginning this fall with completion by the 2012 season. Continue reading
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TUCSON – The Tucson Mayor and Council on Tuesday voted 6-0 in favor of a Letter of Intent proposed between the City of Tucson and The University of Arizona Department of Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) for a long-term lease of Hi Corbett Field for the school’s baseball program. Continue reading
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Liberty University earlier this month continued its march toward becoming a prominent collegiate athletics program by announcing the planned construction of a new baseball stadium next to its recently expanded Arthur L. Williams football complex.
The construction of the new baseball stadium, which will cost in excess of $5 million, is the latest dramatic improvement to athletics facilities at Liberty in recent years. Continue reading
Arizona Daily Star writer Greg Hansen reports that a few Arizona Wildcats alumni are not happy with the potential move by the baseball team to Hi-Corbett Field which we detailed earlier this week.
Legendary Arizona coach Jerry Kindall met with Arizona AD Greg Byrne
“I told Greg that I think the ballpark belongs on campus, oo me, college baseball is just that: It’s a place on the campus. There’s no rancor here, but of course I’m emotional about it, and Greg understands.” Continue reading
Jeff Metcalfe of The Arizona Republic recently outlined the reasons that the Arizona State Sun Devils should move all their games off campus starting in 2014 as part of the new Mesa (AZ) facility being built by the Chicago Cubs. His argument is the school would only have to pay two million dollars to use the new place during construction when compared to spending $20-25 million to rebuild current Packard Stadium to bring it up to standards. Continue reading
According to Arizona Republic reporter Jeff Metcalfe, Arizona State is looking into at moving part of or their entire 2014 schedule to the new Mesa AZ facility being built for the Chicago Cubs which approached the school with the idea. The new facility will cost about 84 million dollars and the Cubs have discussed co-branding the stadium with Arizona State. The stadium will only be five miles from the school’s campus and is an excellent fit for the Sun Devils which plays at Packard Stadium which was built in 1974. Packard Stadium’s current facilities and other amenities are not up to the current standards around college baseball so this would be a major upgrade for the Sun Devils. Lisa Love recently discussed the possible move by sending out an email to season ticket holders which can be read below. Continue reading
The Wildcats have played their home games on campus at Jerry Kindall Field at Frank Sancet Stadium since 1967 where they drew about 1k fans per game during the 2011 season.
Arizona Athletic Director Greg Byrne recently discussed the of possibly moving games off campus in his Wildcats Wednesday Weekly column saying: Continue reading
By Gregg Bell, UW Director of Writing
SEATTLE – You couldn’t have blamed Lindsay Meggs if he had shoved contractors out of the way, seized control of a backhoe and started construction himself during this week’s groundbreaking on the Huskies’ new baseball operations building.
After all, he’s got a program to jump start. Continue reading