H. Alvin Brown–C. C. Stroud Field

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H. Alvin Brown–C. C. Stroud Field
Brown–Stroud Field
Location Central Avenue, Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States
Coordinates 31°44′49.4″N 93°05′38″W / 31.747056°N 93.09389°W / 31.747056; -93.09389Coordinates: 31°44′49.4″N 93°05′38″W / 31.747056°N 93.09389°W / 31.747056; -93.09389
Owner Northwestern State University
Operator Northwestern State University
Capacity 1,200
Record attendance 4,214 (April 18, 2011, vs. LSU)
Field size 330 ft. (LF), 375 ft. (LCF), 405 ft. (CF), 375 ft. (RCF), 330 ft. (RF)
Surface Artificial turf (infield), Natural grass (outfield)
Scoreboard Electronic
Opened April 1, 1939
Tenants
Northwestern State Demons baseball (Southland)

Brown–Stroud Field is a baseball venue in Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States. It is home to the Northwestern State Demons baseball team of the NCAA Division I Southland Conference.[1] Opened on April 1, 1939, the venue has a capacity of 1,200 spectators.[2] It is named after the first two coaches of the Northwestern State baseball program: C. C. Stroud, who coached from 1912 to 1930, and H. Alvin Brown, who coached from 1949 to 1966. Recently added features include chairback seating, an awning that partially covers seating areas, a turf infield, landscaping, and a sound system. The venue's bleacher seating and dugouts have recently been renovated.[1]

Attendance[edit]

The following is a list of the top 10 single-game attendance figures, as of the end of the 2014 season.[1]

Rank Attendance Date Opponent
1. 4,214 April 18, 2001 LSU
2. 2,329 April 9, 2003 LSU
3. 2,136 March 6, 2014 LSU
4. 1,835 April 9, 1991 LSU
5. 1,374 April 8, 2003 Alabama
6. 1,263 May 15, 1994 McNeese State
7. 1,173 May 25, 2005 Southeastern Louisiana
8. 1,112 February 26, 1992 Louisiana–Lafayette
9. 867 February 18, 2011 Brigham Young University
10. 853 May 18, 1994 McNeese State

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Brown-Stroud Field". NSU Demons. Northwestern State Athletic Department. Archived from the original on 2011-12-29. Retrieved 29 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Brown-Stroud Field". The Baseball Cube. Archived from the original on 2011-12-29. Retrieved 29 December 2011. 

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