Shirley Povich Field

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Shirley Povich Field
Shirley Povich Field, Georgetown Hoyas vs UConn Huskies March 23, 2013
Location Bethesda, Maryland
Coordinates 39°01′52″N 77°09′02″W / 39.031053°N 77.150490°W / 39.031053; -77.150490
Owner Montgomery County Department of Parks[1]
Operator Montgomery County Department of Parks
Capacity 1,500
Field size Left Field: 330 ft
Center Field: 375 ft
Right Field: 330 ft
Surface Natural grass
Opened 1999[2]
Georgetown Hoyas baseball
Bethesda Big Train

Shirley Povich Field is a baseball stadium in Bethesda, Maryland. It is the home field of the Georgetown Hoyas baseball team of the Division I Big East Conference. It is also the home field of the Bethesda Big Train of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League, a collegiate summer baseball league. The stadium holds 1,500 spectators. It is named after Washington Post columnist Shirley Povich. The stadium was created by renovating an existing field at Cabin John Regional Park between December 1998 and June 1999.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "Montgomery Parks: Parks & Facilities Directory - Cabin John Local Park Athletic Area". Montgomery Montgomery County Department of Parks. Retrieved June 22, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Povich Field". The Official Site of Bethesda Big Train Summer Collegiate Baseball. Retrieved July 30, 2016. The clubhouse opened just days before the Big Train's June 4, 1999 inaugural contest against the Arlington Senators. 
  3. ^ Orton, Kathy (December 19, 1998). "A FIELD TO HONOR POVICH". The Washington Post. Retrieved July 30, 2016. 

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