Turkey Hughes Field

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Turkey Hughes Field
Location 521 Lancaster Ave.
Richmond, Kentucky, USA
Coordinates 37°44′10″N 84°18′02″W / 37.736046°N 84.300633°W / 37.736046; -84.300633Coordinates: 37°44′10″N 84°18′02″W / 37.736046°N 84.300633°W / 37.736046; -84.300633
Owner Eastern Kentucky University
Operator Eastern Kentucky University
Field size Left field: 330 feet (100 m)
Center field: 415 feet (126 m)
Right field: 340 feet (100 m)
Surface Synthetic turf infield with natural grass outfield
Tenants
Eastern Kentucky Colonels (NCAA DI OVC) Eastern Kentucky Club Baseball (NCBA)

Turkey Hughes Field is a baseball stadium in Richmond, Kentucky, United States. It is home to the Eastern Kentucky Colonels baseball team of the NCAA Division I Ohio Valley The stadium opened in the 1960s and is named in honor of former Eastern Kentucky baseball coach Turkey Hughes.

In 2006, EKU's athletic department announced plans to completely rebuild the stadium with a $2 million initiative. In 2009, the university spent over $500,000 to install artificial turf, a batter's eye, and a brick backstop.[1] Major renovations were made and completed in 2016.

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