Fair Grounds Field

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Fair Grounds Field
Captains Field
Shreveport September 2015 014 (Fair Grounds Field).jpg
Location 2901 Pershing Blvd
Shreveport, LA 71109
Owner City of Shreveport
Capacity 4,200
Surface Grass
Opened 1986
Tenants
Shreveport Captains (TL) (1986–2000)
Shreveport Swamp Dragons (TL) (2001–2002)
Shreveport-Bossier Sports (CBL/AA) (2003–2008)
Shreveport-Bossier Captains (AA) (2009–2011)

Fair Grounds Field is a baseball stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana, located next to Independence Stadium on the Louisiana State Fair Grounds just off Interstate 20. Fair Grounds Field opened in 1986 and underwent renovations in 1999, 2009, and 2011. The stadium has a seating capacity of 4,200 people.

Fair Grounds Field currently does not have a primary tenant. In the past it has most notably served as the home field of the Shreveport Captains, Shreveport Swamp Dragons, Shreveport-Bossier Sports, and Shreveport-Bossier Captains minor league and independent baseball teams. Fair Grounds Field hosted the 1986 and 1995 Texas League All-Star Games, 2004 Summit League Baseball Tournament, and 2011 Southwestern Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament.[1] Fair Grounds Field has hosted many college baseball teams including LSU, Louisiana Tech, Northwestern State, Centenary, and LSU–Shreveport. The facility has also been used by local high school baseball teams.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010-11 Championships". SWAC.org. Retrieved 2012-03-27. 

Coordinates: 32°28′42″N 93°46′59″W / 32.478350°N 93.783057°W / 32.478350; -93.783057