Lindsey Nelson Stadium

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Lindsey Nelson Stadium is a baseball stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee. It is the home field of the University of Tennessee Volunteers college baseball team. The stadium opened in 1993 and holds 3,712 people. The Stadium is named after Hall of Fame announcer Lindsey Nelson, who attended UT.[1]

Lindsey Nelson Stadium is also the name of a football stadium in Nelson's home town of Columbia, Tennessee. Completed in 1959, it is home field of Nelson's alma mater, Columbia Central High School. It was originally known as Maury County Stadium, and was renamed for Nelson following his death in 1995. It seats 5,000.

In 2013, the Volunteers ranked 38th in among Division I baseball programs in attendance, averaging 1,846 per home game.[2]

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  1. ^ Robert M. Lindsay Field at Lindsey Nelson Stadium at utsports.com, URL accessed October 24, 2009. Archived 10/24/09
  2. ^ Cutler, Tami (June 11, 2013). "2013 Division I Baseball Attendance - Final Report". Sportswriters.net. NCBWA. Archived from the original on July 20, 2013. Retrieved July 20, 2013. 

Coordinates: 35°56′56″N 83°55′46″W / 35.94889°N 83.92944°W / 35.94889; -83.92944