Bob Hannah Stadium is a baseball stadium located at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware. It plays host to the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens baseball team. The stadium's namesake, Bob Hannah, retired as head coach in 2000. The stadium seats 1,300 people for baseball. Features of the stadium include an enclosed press box, an outdoor batting cage, and banners on the outfield fence signifying Delaware's numerous conference titles and NCAA appearances.

Bob Hannah Stadium
Former namesDelaware Diamond
LocationNewark, Delaware
Coordinates39°39′47″N 75°44′53″W / 39.663099°N 75.748021°W / 39.663099; -75.748021
Public transitBus transport DART First State bus: 16, 33, 46, 302
OwnerUniversity of Delaware
Field sizeLeft Field - 320 feet
Center Field - 400 feet
Right Field - 330 feet

Fence Height

Left and Right Fields - 8 feet
Center Field - 8 feet
SurfaceArtificial Turf
Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens baseball (NCAA)

The stadium underwent extensive renovations in 2014 that replaced the grass field with an artificial turf playing surface It also added heated dugouts, new stadium fencing and backstop area, a three tunnel batting cage, a new scoreboard, and improved bullpens. The field dimensions are 330' down the right field line, 320' down the left field line, and 400' to center field.[1]

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  1. ^ "Bob Hannah Stadium". Delaware Blue Hens. Retrieved June 18, 2017.

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