Mark Light Field at Alex Rodriguez Park
|Mark Light Field at Alex Rodriguez Park|
|Former names||Mark Light Field|
|Location||Coral Gables, FL, USA|
|Opened||February 16, 1973|
|Renovated||1974, 1996, 2007-2009|
|Owner||University of Miami|
|Operator||University of Miami|
|Miami Hurricanes baseball (1971-present)|
Mark Light Field at Alex Rodriguez Park is a baseball stadium on the University of Miami campus in Coral Gables, Florida, USA. It is the home field of the University of Miami Hurricanes baseball team. The stadium holds a capacity of 5,000 spectators. The first game was held on February 16, 1973.
Miami fan George Light donated money for the field's construction. Mark Light Field is named for George Light's son, Mark Light, who died of muscular dystrophy. Following a $3.9 million contribution by New York Yankees All-Star Alex Rodriguez, the facility was renovated in 2007-2009 and renamed.
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