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Duane Banks Field is a baseball stadium in Iowa City, Iowa, United States. It is the home field of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes college baseball team. The stadium holds 3,000 people and opened in 1974. It is named after former Iowa Hawkeyes baseball coach Duane Banks. The field was renamed in honor of Banks in 2001. The school has added lights to the field recently, and some high school games are also played there.[1]

Duane Banks Field
BanksField.jpg
Outside of Duane Banks Field in Iowa City, Iowa.
Location960 Stadium Drive
Iowa City, Iowa
Coordinates41°39′41″N 91°33′24″W / 41.6612564°N 91.5567949°W / 41.6612564; -91.5567949Coordinates: 41°39′41″N 91°33′24″W / 41.6612564°N 91.5567949°W / 41.6612564; -91.5567949
OwnerUniversity of Iowa
OperatorUniversity of Iowa
Capacity3,000
Field sizeDown the lines: 329'
Power alleys: 375'
Centerfield: 395'
SurfaceAstroTurf
Construction
Opened1974
Renovated2010
Tenants
Iowa Hawkeyes baseball (NCAA)

Following the 2010 season, the facility received a new playing surface. Other renovations included new batting cages and increased dimensions and foul territory space.[2]

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The venue hosted the 1990 Big Ten Conference Baseball Tournament, won by Illinois.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Iowa Baseball Media Guide, Section 3 at hawkeyesports.com, URL accessed October 22, 2009. Archived 10/22/09
  2. ^ Duane Banks Field Getting New Surface: New field and other improvements being installed this fall at hawkeyesports.com, URL accessed October 21, 2010. Archived 10-21-2010
  3. ^ "2012 Big Ten Baseball Record Book" (PDF). p. 107. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-06-27. Retrieved 27 June 2012.

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