Robin Baggett Stadium

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Baggett Stadium
Baggett Stadium
Location San Luis Obispo, CA
Coordinates 35°18′26″N 120°39′55″W / 35.307112°N 120.665368°W / 35.307112; -120.665368Coordinates: 35°18′26″N 120°39′55″W / 35.307112°N 120.665368°W / 35.307112; -120.665368
Owner California Polytechnic State University
Operator California Polytechnic State University
Executive suites Krukow's Klubhouse
Capacity 1,734 (745 chairback)
Record attendance 3,284 vs Cal State Fullerton May 6, 2005[1]
Field size 335 ft (102 m) (lines), 385 ft (117 m) (gaps), 405 ft (123 m) (CF)
Surface Natural grass
Construction
Built 2001
Opened January 21, 2001 6-5 win vs #1 Stanford (12 innings)
Expanded stadium is continuously expanded and contracted by renting bleachers
Architect Edwin S. Darden Associates, Inc.
General contractor R. Burke, Specialty Construction; Vernon Edwards Constructors, United Utilities
Tenants
Cal Poly Mustangs baseball (NCAA DI Big West) (2001-present)

Baggett Stadium is a baseball venue located on the campus of California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. It is home to the Cal Poly Mustangs baseball team, a member of the Division I Big West Conference. The stadium opened on January 21, 2001, with the Mustangs defeating #1 ranked Stanford 6-5 in 12 innings.[2] The stadium has a capacity of 1,734[3] and is part of a 47-acre (190,000 m2) facility which is also home to the Mustangs softball team.[2] The stadium can be expanded with additional bleachers to a capacity of 3,042 as was the case for the 2014 NCAA Baseball Regional hosted by Cal Poly.[4]

The record attendance for a 3 game series is 8,585 vs Cal State Fullerton May 6–8, 2005.[1]

The stadium is named for Robin Baggett, a former baseball player at Cal Poly.[5]

In 2012, college baseball writer Eric Sorenson ranked the field as the fifth best setting in Division I baseball.[6]

In 2013, the Mustangs ranked 51st among Division I baseball programs in attendance, averaging 1,290 per home game.[7]

In 2014, the Mustangs ranked 40th among Division I baseball programs in attendance, averaging 1,505 per home game.[8]

In 2014 Cal Poly hosted its first ever Division 1 Baseball Tournament Regional. The regional featured Cal Poly as the #1 seed along with Arizona State, Pepperdine and Sacramento State.[9] In a matter of minutes after going on sale, Cal Poly quickly sold out its first game of the regional against Sacramento State. Actual Attendance peaked Saturday night at 2,941 with Cal Poly's 2nd game despite all 3,042 tickets being sold out.[10]

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  1. ^ a b http://static.psbin.com/c/z/9amld1waa9og1i/2014BaseballGuideLow.pdf
  2. ^ a b Baggett Stadium at gopoly.com, URL accessed December 12, 2009. Archived 21, 2009
  3. ^ http://gopoly.com/fan_zone/facilities/index
  4. ^ http://www.sanluisobispo.com/2014/05/28/3085332/single-game-ncaa-regional-baseball.html?sp=/99/224/
  5. ^ Baggett Stadium at digitalcommons.calpoly.edu, URL accessed December 21, 2009. Archived 21, 2009
  6. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ http://www.sportswriters.net/ncbwa/news/2014/attendance140519.pdf
  9. ^ http://www.calpolymustangs.com/sports/bsb/2013-14/releases/201405262m6up8
  10. ^ http://www.calpolymustangs.com/sports/bsb/2013-14/boxscores/20140601_yygr.xml