Haymarket Park


Haymarket Park

Haymarket Park is a baseball and softball complex in Lincoln, Nebraska. It is half a mile west of the campus in downtown Lincoln. It's named because of its location in Lincoln's historic Haymarket District.

Hawks Field

Infobox_Baseball_Stadium
stadium_name = Hawks Field
nickname =


location = Lincoln, Nebraska
broke_ground = April 12, 2000
opened = June 1, 2001
closed =
demolished =
surface = Kentucky Bluegrass
construction_cost = $29.53 million
architect = Stan Meradith, DLR Group
former_names =
seating_capacity = 8,500
tenants = Nebraska Cornhuskers baseball (2002 present)
Lincoln Saltdogs (2001-present)
dimensions = Left Field - 335 ft
Left Center - 403 ft
Center Field - 395 ft
Right Center - 400 ft
Right Field - 330 ft
Haymarket Park is the home field of the Lincoln Saltdogs and the Nebraska Cornhuskers. It seats about 4,500 people; an additional 4,000 people can sit on berms along the outfield walls.

Hawks Field is named for one of the primary donor families that contributed to the construction of the baseball stadium. It has a playground down the right field line. Hawks field is the first collegiate venue to use the SubAir system, which can heat and cool the field year round.Fact|date=May 2008 For the Saltdogs, it's been selected as the "Best Playing Field" in each of its eight years of existence (Northern League award, 2001-2005; American Association award, 2006-2008)..Fact|date=May 2008 In November 2007, Hawks Field won the Baseball Field of the Year Award in the College/University division by the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) for the second time.Fact|date=May 2008 The field earned its first honor in 2003 and is the only college park in the country to be a two-time winner.Fact|date=May 2008

The stadium replaced Buck Belzer Stadium, the Cornhuskers' on-campus baseball field.

Husker Home Records

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* [http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=409&SPID=33&DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=717 Hawks Field]
* [http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=410&SPID=34&DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=2726 Bowlin Stadium]


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