Russell C. King Field

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Russell C. King Field
King Field
Location 429 North Church Street, Spartanburg, SC, USA
Coordinates 34°57′33″N 81°55′53″W / 34.959171°N 81.93139°W / 34.959171; -81.93139Coordinates: 34°57′33″N 81°55′53″W / 34.959171°N 81.93139°W / 34.959171; -81.93139
Owner Wofford College
Operator Wofford College
Capacity 2,500 (833 permanent seats)
Field size 325 ft. (LF), 375 ft. (LCF), 390 ft. (CF), 375 ft. (RCF), 325 ft. (RF)
Surface Natural grass
Opened 2004
Tenants
Wofford Terriers baseball (SoCon) (2004-present)
This page refers to the Wofford College baseball venue. For the RPG video game series, see King's Field (series). For the Minneapolis, Minnesota neighborhood, see King Field, Minneapolis.

Russell C. King Field is a baseball venue located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA. It is home to the Wofford Terriers college baseball team of the Division I Southern Conference.[1] It has a capacity of 2,500 spectators.[2]

Of the 2,500 spectator capacity, 833 is made up of permanent, chair-backed seating.[2] The remainder consists of berm-style seating down either foul line.[1] The field also features stadium lighting.[3]

Naming[edit]

The field is named for Russell C. King, Wofford Class of 1956. King played baseball during his time at the college. His donation played a major role in the park's being built.[1] Prior to the construction of King Field, the Terriers had played at Duncan Park since beginning Division I play in 1996.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Russell C. King Field at woffordterriers.com, URL accessed December 25, 2010. Archived 12-25-2010
  2. ^ a b Russell C. King Field/Wofford Terriers at ballparkdigest.com, URL accessed December 25, 2010. Archived 12-25-2010
  3. ^ a b Russell C. King at woffordterriers.com, URL accessed December 25, 2010. Archived 12-25-2010