Georgia State Baseball Complex

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Georgia State Baseball Complex
Location 2819 Clifton Springs Road, Decatur, GA, United States
Coordinates 33°41′17″N 84°16′47″W / 33.68807°N 84.279591°W / 33.68807; -84.279591Coordinates: 33°41′17″N 84°16′47″W / 33.68807°N 84.279591°W / 33.68807; -84.279591
Capacity 1,092
Field size 334 ft. (LF), 385 ft. (CF), 338 ft. (RF)
Scoreboard Electronic
Construction
Opened 1986
Renovated 2010, 2011
Tenants
Georgia State Panthers baseball (Sun Belt) (1986-present)

The Georgia State Baseball Complex is a baseball venue in Decatur, Georgia, United States. It is home to the Georgia State Panthers baseball team of the NCAA Division I Sun Belt Conference. The venue, which has a capacity of 1,092 spectators, opened in 1986.[1]

Features and renovations[edit]

The field's outfield fence, which was installed prior to the 1998 season, was taken from Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium, the former home of Major League Baseball's Atlanta Braves of nearby Atlanta. The fieldhouse located near the baseball field was dedicated to Bill and Susan Reeves in March 2003.[1]

2010 renovations saw a new scoreboard installed and the playing surface redone. In 2011, the dugouts and locker rooms were renovated.[1]

Future[edit]

Georgia State plans to move from the Baseball Complex to a new park it plans to build within the footprint of the former Fulton County Stadium. In 2016, after the Braves vacated Turner Field for SunTrust Park, the school bought Turner Field, including the former County Stadium site. No date has been set for construction of the new park.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "GSU Baseball Complex". Facilities. Georgia State University Athletic Department. Archived from the original on 2011-12-22. Retrieved 22 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Georgia State buys Turner Field, will convert it for football". ESPN.com. Associated Press. November 9, 2016. Retrieved December 6, 2016.