Emory G. Bauer Field

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Emory G. Bauer Field
Location Warbler Drive, Valparaiso, Indiana, USA
Coordinates 41°27′37″N 87°01′58″W / 41.460156°N 87.032683°W / 41.460156; -87.032683Coordinates: 41°27′37″N 87°01′58″W / 41.460156°N 87.032683°W / 41.460156; -87.032683
Owner Valparaiso University
Operator Valparaiso University
Capacity 500
Surface Natural grass
Scoreboard Electronic
Construction
Opened 1970
Renovated 2001, 2008
Tenants
Valparaiso Crusaders baseball (HL) (1970-present)

Emory G. Bauer Field is a baseball venue in Valparaiso, Indiana, United States. It is home to the Valparaiso Crusaders baseball team of the NCAA Division I Horizon League.[1] Opened in 1970, it has a capacity of 500 spectators.[2]

Naming[edit]

The facility is named for former Valparaiso baseball coach Emory G. Bauer. In 28 season as head baseball coach, Bauer compiled a record of 361-245-2 (.595). He coached the Crusaders to 11 NCAA tournament appearances. Between 1946 and 1981, Bauer also served as Valparaiso's football coach, basketball coach, golf coach, physical education department chair, and athletic director.[3]

Renovations[edit]

Renovations beginning in 2001 made several improvement to the facility. A clubhouse, locker rooms, and indoor training facility were added adjacent to a new home dugout. In 2008, a new sound system and outfield fence were added, and the press box was renovated.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Emory G. Bauer Field". Valpo Athletics. Valparaiso University Athletic Department. Archived from the original on 2012-01-31. Retrieved 31 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Emory G. Bauer Field". The Baseball Cube. Archived from the original on 2012-01-31. Retrieved 31 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Emory Bauer". Valpo Athletics. Valparaiso University Athletic Department. Archived from the original on 2012-01-31. Retrieved 31 January 2012.