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University of Northwestern Ohio unveils new field

The University of Northwestern Ohio, an NAIA school located in Lima, Ohio unveiled a new field. Let’s be honest, it is very bright!

Who will be the first Division 1 team to follow this trend? I am taking a guess that it will be the Oregon Ducks.

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Mississippi State announces Dudy Noble Field Master Plan

CTBradfordSTARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi State Athletics unveiled the Dudy Noble Field Master Plan on Tuesday, an ambitious $40 million facility project that aims to remake the Bulldogs’ home ballpark into the finest in college baseball.

The Jackson, Miss., design team of Wier Boerner Allin Architecture and national baseball stadium experts Populous, in consultation with MSU alum Janet Marie Smith, has produced the proposed Dudy Noble Field Master Plan concept. Populous has designed 20 of Major League Baseball’s current 30 ballparks, in addition to TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, home of the NCAA Men’s College World Series. Continue reading

Bulldog Club Seeks Fan Input On Dudy Noble Field Renovation

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MississippiStatePhoto.jpgSTARKVILLE, Miss. – The Bulldog Club is seeking input from baseball season-ticket holders and Bulldog Club members regarding the future of Dudy Noble Field/Polk-Dement Stadium. Listening sessions will be held in
both Starkville (Oct. 14) and Jackson (Oct. 15), giving fans the opportunity to provide feedback on possible renovations and expansion of historic Dudy Noble Field.
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UT-Arlington to Upgrade Baseball and Softball Facilities

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DarinThomasUTArlingtonARLINGTON, Texas – UT Arlington softball and baseball players will have clubhouses and training facilities worthy of a world-class, collegiate program by January 2015 as a result of a $5.5 million softball/baseball complex expansion and renovation plan.

The project will add a softball field house to Allan Saxe Field, home of the UT Arlington softball team, and a field house to Clay Gould Ballpark, home of the baseball team. The work also will include field improvements and upgrades to the sound systems and bleachers at the complex, off Fielder Road and West Park Row in Arlington. Continue reading

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Curtis Granderson pledges money for New Stadium at UIC

UIC_thumb.jpgCHICAGO – University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) alum and current New York Yankee centerfielder Curtis Granderson has pledged the funding for a new multi-million dollar baseball stadium on the campus of UIC. The facility will be home for Flames Baseball, but more importantly, is intended to serve area youth and the Chicago community. Partnerships with Major League Baseball (MLB), Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and various youth organizations will provide access to the aptly named “Curtis Granderson Stadium” for a multitude of events. Continue reading

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Maine opens New Batting Facility

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ORONO, Maine– The Paul J. Mitchell Batting Pavilion was officially dedicated in a ceremony at the University of Maine on Tuesday, August 21 in front of several hundred people. Construction, which began in May, was recently completed on the indoor batting facility which will be utilized by the Maine baseball team, softball team and the community. Continue reading