Cleveland S. Harley Baseball Park

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Cleveland S. Harley Baseball Park
Harley Park
Location North Campus Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC, USA
Coordinates 35°00′14″N 81°58′13″W / 35.003968°N 81.970142°W / 35.003968; -81.970142Coordinates: 35°00′14″N 81°58′13″W / 35.003968°N 81.970142°W / 35.003968; -81.970142
Owner University of South Carolina Upstate
Capacity 500
Field size 325 ft. (lines), 383 ft. (gaps), 402 ft. (CF)
Surface Natural grass/Bermuda grass
Scoreboard Yes
Opened 2004
Tenants
South Carolina Upstate Spartans baseball

Cleveland S. Harley Baseball Park is a baseball venue in Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA. It is home to the University of South Carolina Upstate Spartans college baseball team of the NCAA's Division I Atlantic Sun Conference. It opened on February 1, 2004, when Upstate swept a double header against Tusculum College. The facility has a capacity of 500 spectators.[1]

The park is named for Cleveland S. Harley, a Spartanburg-area businessman and philanthropist. Harley played a role in both the university's founding and the development of its athletic programs. The venue also features a press box, practice facility, and batting cages.[1] It is part of the Louis P. Howell Athletic Complex.[2]

Spartan home records[edit]

The following is a list of USC Upstate home records since Harley Park's opening in 2004.[1][3][4] The Spartans moved from Division II to Division I in time for the beginning of the 2008 season.[5]

Season Wins Losses Win Pct.
2004 19 11 .633
2005 18 13 .581
2006 16 12 .571
2007 23 11 .676
2008 17 8 .680
2009 8 18 .308
2010 13 17 .433
2011 9 19 .321
2012 22 5 .815
Total 145 114 .560

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Cleveland S. Harley Baseball Park". Upstate Spartans. Retrieved 16 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Harley Park Photo Gallery". Upstate Spartans. Retrieved 16 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "2011 Season Statistics". UpstateSpartans.com. South Carolina Upstate Sports Information. Archived from the original on 2012-06-15. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "2012 USC Upstate Baseball Schedule". UpstateSpartans.com. South Carolina Upstate Sports Information. Archived from the original on 2012-06-15. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "Baseball Signs Five in First Division I Recruiting Class". Upstate Spartans. Retrieved 16 May 2011.