Marge Schott Stadium

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Marge Schott Stadium
Former names UC Ballpark (2004-2006)
Location 99 W Corry St, Cincinnati, OH 45219
Coordinates 39°07′48″N 84°30′49″W / 39.130102°N 84.513644°W / 39.130102; -84.513644
Owner University of Cincinnati
Operator University of Cincinnati
Capacity 3,085
Field size Left Field: 325 ft (102 m)
Left-Center: 370 ft
Center Field: 400 ft (122 m)
Right Center: 370 ft
Right Field: 325 ft (102 m)
Surface Motz Group's TriplePlayTM HP System
Opened May 20, 2004
Tenants
Cincinnati Bearcats (NCAA DI, The American) (2004-present)

Marge Schott Stadium is a baseball stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is the home field of the University of Cincinnati Bearcats college baseball team. The stadium holds 3,085 people and opened for baseball in 2004. It is named after former Cincinnati Reds owner Marge Schott, who willed $2,000,000 to the UC athletic department at the time of her death.[1] In August 2014, TriplePlayTM HP System turf was installed, replacing the original fieldturf, All areas of the field, including the warning track, home plate, pitcher's mound and bullpens are now turf.[2]

In 2012, college baseball writer Eric Sorenson ranked the stadium as the third most underrated venue in Division I baseball.[3]


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  1. ^ Marge Schott Stadium at gobearcats.com, URL accessed November 15, 2009. Archived 11/15/09
  2. ^ "Baseball Begins Synthetic Turf Renovation at Marge Schott Stadium". GoBearcats.com. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 
  3. ^ Sorenson, Eric (5 October 2012). "Distiller's Dozen - The "Hey, Nice Stadium" Edition". CollegeBaseballToday.com. Archived from the original on 14 December 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2012.