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UK’s New Baseball Stadium Named ‘Kentucky Proud Park’

PRESS RELEASE – The new home of Kentucky baseball has been officially named Kentucky Proud Park after approval by the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees on Friday. The name is a tribute to farmers and businesses of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the Big Blue Nation.

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Whoa! Wildcats Get First Look at New $49M UK Baseball Stadium

Former Kentucky baseball coach Keith Madison once had a dream about a day like Saturday. A day when the Wildcat baseball team would move into a new home. The construction process is still ongoing on the $49 million stadium, but head coachNick Mingione was able to take his team into the team areas of the stadium for the first time on Saturday.  Read more here.  Watch video here.  View press release and photo gallery here.

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UK Closes Book on Final Regular Season at Cliff Hagan, New Ballpark Under Construction

The University of Kentucky baseball program spent the weekend celebrating the final regular season series at Cliff Hagan Stadium, but progress on the Wildcats’ new $49-million home is ongoing.  Read more and view aerial construction photo here.

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Kentucky Wildcats ‘Top Out’ New Baseball Stadium

On Thursday, the Kentucky Baseball program held a “topping-out” ceremony to celebrate a milestone moment in the construction of the new stadium, which is on schedule to be completed in late Summer/early fall of 2018.  Read more and watch news report here.

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UK Breaks Ground on New Ballpark

University of KentuckyThe University of Kentucky Athletics Department officially broke ground on the construction of a new baseball stadium on Thursday.  Construction is expected to take 18-20 months, meaning the stadium will open in late fall 2018 in time for the 2019 UK baseball season.  Read more and view aerial rendering here.

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UK Board of Directors Approve Ballpark Construction

University of KentuckyThe University of Kentucky Board of Trustees gave the athletics department the green light Friday morning to begin construction on a new $49 million baseball stadium in February.  Read more here.  View Renderings here.

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New UK Ballpark on Deck

University of KentuckyAt the press conference Tuesday to introduce new head baseball coach Nick Mingione, University of Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart announced that UK Baseball will likely be getting something else new as well – a new baseball facility.  Read more here.  Watch press conference here.

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