The University of Arkansas board of trustees will vote this week on whether to modify the name of the Razorbacks’ baseball stadium from Baum Stadium to Baum-Walker Stadium. The request comes after the Willard & Pat Walker Charitable Foundation pledged a $5 million lead gift toward the construction of a $25-million, 40,000-square-foot operations center on the stadium grounds. Read more here.
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Name Change on Deck for Razorbacks Ballpark
Razorbacks Ballpark Turns 20, Still Looks Shiny and New
The University of Arkansas’ Baum Stadium celebrated its 20th anniversary last month, a milestone that surprised many around the game. Baum still feels to new to be 20 years old, and even after two decades it remains one of the crown jewels of college baseball. Read more and view photos here.
Filed under Awards & Recognition, Ballpark Visits, Stadium Issues
The Largest Video Board in College Baseball
Baum Stadium, the home of Arkansas Razorbacks baseball, will have a new feature greeting Hogs fans in the outfield this spring: The largest video board in college baseball. Read more and view photo here.
Filed under Amenities & Features, Media, Stadium Issues
Just a Tide Bit of Ballpark Talk in Tuscaloosa, Baum Sets the Bar
To be the class of the SEC, the Alabama Crimson Tide baseball team will need a new ballpark or big improvements to 6,571-seat Sewell-Thomas Stadium. A renovation is being contemplated in the university’s five-year plan, but there is nothing firm on deck. Continue reading
Filed under Ballpark Visits, Design & Construction, Stadium Issues
Vote for Baum Stadium Memorable Moments
PRESS RELEASE – Razorback fans have an opportunity to vote for the top 15 moments in Baum Stadium history in commemoration of the 15-year anniversary of the opening of the best stadium in college baseball. Continue reading
Filed under Awards & Recognition