John Cunningham Stadium

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John Cunningham Stadium
Cunningham Stadium
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Location San Diego, CA
Coordinates 32°46′31″N 117°11′01″W / 32.775325°N 117.183711°W / 32.775325; -117.183711Coordinates: 32°46′31″N 117°11′01″W / 32.775325°N 117.183711°W / 32.775325; -117.183711
Owner University of San Diego
Operator University of San Diego
Capacity 1,200
Field size 309 ft. (LF), 375 ft. (LCF), 395 ft. (CF), 385 ft. (RCF), 329 ft. (RF)
Surface Bermuda grass (infield/Outfield), Synthetic turf (Foul areas from third base to first base), Crushed red brick (Infield dirt)
Scoreboard Yes
Construction
Built 1970
Renovated 2003
Closed 2012
Demolished 2012
Tenants
San Diego Toreros baseball (1970-2012)

John Cunningham Stadium was a baseball venue located on the campus of the University of San Diego in San Diego, California, United States. It was home to the San Diego Toreros baseball team, a member of the Division I West Coast Conference. The park was built in 1970 and renovated in 2003. Renovations included the additions of synthetic turf in foul territory, a press box, and a public address system. The field had a capacity of 1,200 seats, all of which were chair-backed.[1]

The stadium was dedicated in 1988 for former San Diego baseball coach John Cunningham. Cunningham was the Torero head coach for 34 seasons.[1][2]

The field was located at 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, California.[3]

Cunningham Stadium was demolished and replaced by a new venue after the 2012 season. The new ballpark, Fowler Park, was built on the site occupied by Cunningham Stadium.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cunningham Stadium at usdtoreros.cstv.com, URL accessed December 21, 2009. Archived 12/21/09
  2. ^ "John Cunningham". ABCA.org. The American Baseball Coaches Association. Archived from the original on 25 July 2012. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Cunningham Stadium at yelp.com, URL accessed December 21, 2009. Archived 12/21/09
  4. ^ Kenney, Kirk (28 January 2012). "New Yard Next Year at USD". UTSanDiego.com. The San Diego Union-Tribune. Archived from the original on 25 July 2012. Retrieved 25 July 2012.