The Georgia State Panthers baseball team first began playing in 1956 lead by head coach Herbert "Stony" Burgess. The team would begin competition in the newly formed Sun Belt Conference in 1979 before moving to the Trans American Athletic Conference (TAAC) in 1984. The team joined the CAA in 2006. In 2014, the Panthers moved back to the Sun Belt Conference.
In its history, the team has been conference champions during the 1996 and 1998 season. Only during the 2009 season did the team win the conference tournament giving them an automatic birth into the 2009 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. 
The Panthers play in the 1,092-seat GSU Baseball Complex located in Panthersville, GA, several miles from the main Georgia State campus. The left field measures 334 feet, the center field measures 385, while right field measures 338 feet. The outfield wall came from the original Fulton County Stadium.