South Alabama is baseball school and it shows – fans constantly pack out Eddie Stanky Field and show their support and appreciation in a way that hasn’t yet been captured by the football and basketball programs. It also helps that USA baseball is a conference contender, and puts out a winning program year in and year out.
Dell Diamond is one of my favorite baseball venues. Few things can beat a day at the ballpark, especially on a gorgeous, sunny day in south central Texas. There are no bad seats in the park, and there are tons of activities to keep you engaged during your visit. For fans of baseball, Dell Diamond is a stadium you are going to want to pay a visit to sooner rather than later.
Memorial Stadium in Terre Haute was once the “finest minor league baseball stadium around” and would minor league baseball from 1901 to 1956.
The UWF baseball program is a pretty storied one, as they are constantly ranked in the D2 polls and even won a D2 National Championship Champion in 2011. There is no shortage of banners on display at Jim Spooner Field showcasing these feats, with a huge National Title banner in left field as well as multiple Regional Appearances signs on the light poles.
The JSU baseball team is named the Gamecocks, primarily for its fighting spirit and large population base of poultry in this rural area. The Gamecocks play in the Ohio Valley Conference and have a very successful baseball history, with a nearly .700 all-time winning percentage.
Built in 2007, Beaver Field has 827 stadium seats with backs, as well as grass seating down the right field line that accommodates overflow crowds in excess of 1000 for their “Pack the Park” promotions. Seating is divided into just three sections, and all seats are between the dugouts and protected by safety netting.