Ebert Field

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Ebert Field
Location On Oliver Street east of Business US 131 (Stadium Drive)
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Coordinates 42°17′1.7″N 85°36′15.5″W / 42.283806°N 85.604306°W / 42.283806; -85.604306Coordinates: 42°17′1.7″N 85°36′15.5″W / 42.283806°N 85.604306°W / 42.283806; -85.604306
Owner Western Michigan University
Operator Western Michigan University
Seating type Bleacher seats
Capacity 400
Field size Left Field: 200 ft
Center Field: 220 ft
Right Field: 200 ft
Surface Grass
Scoreboard Electronic
Renovated 2000-01
Western Michigan Broncos softball (NCAA)

Ebert Field is a softball field located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, and home to the Western Michigan University softball team. The field is named in honor of Fran Ebert, who started the WMU softball program in 1976. The stadium seats 400 fans in bleacher seating behind home plate and the first base side.

The field underwent extensive renovations in 2000 and 2001. The renovations improved the dugouts, wind screens, bullpen and batting cage areas. A new scoreboard was also installed.

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