Baylor Ballpark is just one of the facilities included in the Turner Riverfront Complex. The ballpark opened in 1999 and had its dedication in 2001. Baylor Ballpark was named the No. 3 college baseball stadium in the country by collegiate coaches in the 2003 Baseball America survery. The ballpark still remains one of the finest collegiate baseball facilities in the nation.
The beautifully constructed red brick ballpark includes exposed green steel beams, which compliments the attractive architecture of the Baylor campus. Baylor Ballpark has outstanding sightlines and comfort for fans, as well as meeting all the needs of the country's finest collegiate baseball players.
The park has four entrances into the grandstand, plus an additional ramp for disabled fans. There are 3,200 chairback seats, including 650 field level seats in 42 separate boxes. Approximately 70 percent of the stadium seating is covered by an awning which serves as protection from the weather. The ballpark has the capacity to hold 5,000 fans.
In 2006, Baylor Ballpark received a new Daktronics scoreboard equipped with a Galaxy display message center. The message center is able to display player information and statistics. This compliments the 13 by 16 foot Daktronics Pro-Star video board, which was installed in 2003. The video board has the capabilities for instant replay, video highlights and much more.
Jack Loftis Press Box has two-levels and fully air conditioned and carpeted with radio booths for both home and visiting teams, as well as a television booth. The VIP suite has theatre-style seating for 12. Also included in the the press box are two restrooms and a concession area. Specially designed accordian-style windows provide a unobstructed view when open.
The Steve Macko Locker room is 1,200 plus square feet and contains 40 custom built ash lockers. The locker room is also furnished with cabinetry to house a 60-inch television and additional electronic equipment. The locker room is located under the main grandstand and has direct access to the third base dugout.
Baylor Ballpark's training room is located across the hall from the locker room and is equipped with an ice machine, taping tables and whirlpool area. The equippment room is furnished with storage cabinets for uniforms and equipment. Washer and dryers are also located in the equipment room.
The 2,800 square foot indoor batting cages are located underneath the first-base grandstand. The large area is completely surfaced, heated and cooled. Two-full-length cages are available for plaers' use. The cages are light with both artifical and natural through glass brick walls. There is a tunnel leads to both the team room and the visitors dugout.
The Mickey Sullivan Room is 1,200 square foot and is located on the first base side of the stadium is used for the team meeting area, post-game press conferences, pre and postgame meals, as well as the Heart of the Order meeting room. The room is equipped with a restroom and a countertop and sink area for food preparation.
Also located at Baylor Ballpark include locker room facilities for both coaches and umpires, additional seating for 1,000 down the left field line and a beautiful elevated terrace down the right field line. The main concession areas and restroom facilities are located on the concourse just inside the main gate. Additional concession areas are located throughout the concourse.
Baylor Ballpark has hosted:
1999 NCAA Regional and Super Regional
2000 NCAA Regional
2005 NCAA Regional and Super Regional