Ray Fisher Stadium

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Ray Fisher Stadium view from seats behind home plate

Ray Fisher Stadium is a baseball stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It is the home field of the University of Michigan Wolverines college baseball team.

The stadium holds 4,000 people and opened in 1923. Ray Fisher Stadium received extensive renovations and was reopened as part of the University's Wilpon Baseball and Softball Complex in 2008. The stadium's location was formerly known as Ferry Field prior to its dedication 23 May 1970 as Ray Fisher Stadium. It is named for former Michigan baseball coach Ray Fisher who coached the University's baseball teams from 1921 through 1958.[1][2]

In 2010, the Wolverines ranked 44th among Division I baseball programs in attendance, averaging 1,278 per home game, while the stadium holds 2,800 people.[3]

The stadium has hosted ten Big Ten Conference Baseball Tournaments, in 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1997, 2006, 2007 and 2008. Michigan won the tournament on its home field in 1981, 1983, 1987, 2006, and 2008.[4]

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  1. ^ Wilpon Baseball and Softball Complex: Ray Fisher Stadium at mgoblue.com, URL accessed October 24, 2009. Archived 10/24/09
  2. ^ Ann Arbor News 22 May 1970
  3. ^ Brian Foley (January 6, 2011). "2010 NCAA Baseball Attendance Leaders". Archived from the original on 02-04-11. Retrieved February 4, 2011. 
  4. ^ "2012 Big Ten Baseball Record Book". p. 107. Archived from the original on 2012-06-27. Retrieved 27 June 2012. 

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Coordinates: 42°16′3″N 83°44′32″W / 42.26750°N 83.74222°W / 42.26750; -83.74222