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Baylor University Baylor Ballpark

Designed as the linchpin of the Turner Riverfront Athletic Complex, Baylor Ballpark evokes an old-time ballpark feel while blending with the existing campus structures, particularly the array of distinctive masonry-clad bell towers that punctuate the Baylor skyline.

When CDFL architect, David Lemons, AIA, conceived the highly-anticipated facility, he aimed to provide outstanding sightlines, a comfortable experience for fans, and an attractive incentive for the country’s best college coaches and baseball players. The stadium was met with overwhelming approval upon its completion in 2000.

The stadium features 3,242 chair-type, under-roof grandstand seats, including 650 field-level seats. Another 1,000 bleacher seats follow the left-field line. Team facilities include locker rooms for players, coaches and umpires complete with custom-built lockers and flat screen televisions; training room; equipment room with laundry facilities; coaches offices; conference room; and a two-level press box, with radio booths for both home and visiting teams, as well as a television booth.

Two full-length indoor batting cages are located underneath the first-base grandstand. A tunnel leads from the fully heated and cooled cages to both the team room and the visitor’s dugout.

Fan amenities located along a covered concourse include concessions, a novelty store for retail sales, a ticket office and public restrooms.

Photography by Winstead Photography

+ is a dynamic team working together

davidDavid Lemons, Principal
in Charge/ Architect
jesseJesse Browning, Electrical Engineer
“Everything about the design and build of Baylor Ballpark exceeded our expectations. And now after 15 years, it is still regarded as one of the more picturesque college venues anywhere. The staff at CDFL is the best!”

– Steve Smith, Head Baseball Coach, Baylor University

“Baylor Ballpark is certainly one of the better NCAA Division I baseball stadiums to take in a game.”

– Paul Donaldson, Stadium Journey Special Corresondent

associated awards

2003

Collegiate coaches named Baylor Ballpark the nation’s No. 3 college baseball stadium in a recent Baseball America survey.

by the numbers

5,602

Record crowd for a Friday night game against top-ranked Texas

4,242

Total number of seats

70%

Percentage of the stadium that is covered by an awning for sun and rain protection

109,621

Record-breaking home game attendance of 2005 season

Fun Fact:

Legend holds that Baylor Ballpark is home to a Brazos River resident beaver. T-shirts, signs, and chants encourage Baylor batters to “feed the beaver” by hitting a homerun into the Brazos, the beaver’s home, which is just beyond the outfield fence.