Sanders Baseball Stadium
The Sanders Baseball Stadium is part of the Athletics Complex on the eastern edge of campus at the intersection of Bowers Boulevard and Sycamore Avenue. Structures associated with the stadium include:
Prior to the 2006 season, Bearkat baseball was played southwest of campus at Holleman Field.
The baseball stadium complex seats 1,163 spectators and contains additional amenities such as offices, locker rooms and lights - making it the first Bearkat baseball field to allow for night games.
The season opener at Bearkat Baseball Complex, rained out on February 10, was played February 11, 2006 with the Bearkats winning the first contest in the new stadium over Texas Southern 16-3; they would go on to sweep the series 3-0. SHSU President James Gaertner threw out the first pitch.
The stadium's largest capcity crowd was 2,036 during a May 1, 2012 contest against Texas A&M.
Field dimensions of the ballpark are:
It was announced in the project's early stages that once this field was completed that the university planned "to carry the name, Holleman Field, to the new site," but this did not occur . The complex was renamed in honor of Sanders in January 2007.
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