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McNair Field

Coordinates: 35°20′21″N 81°52′11″W / 35.339213°N 81.869807°W / 35.339213; -81.869807 McNair Field is a 2,000 -seat baseball stadium located in Forest City, North Carolina. It was built in 2008 as the home of the Forest City Owls baseball team. It is also used for select games of the Gardner–Webb University Runnin' Bulldogs (Big South), Appalachian State Mountaineers, Western Carolina University Catamounts, and Wofford College Terriers (SoCon) college baseball games.[1]

Amenities at McNair Field include a beer garden down the right-field line, a popular[2] feature[3] in the summer-collegiate Coastal Plain League, as well as concession stands down the foul lines, a scoreboard complete with one of the CPL's only videoboards,[4] which measures 8'10" by 15', minor league-style dugouts and bullpens, and a state-of-the-art lighting system.

It is named for Robert McNair, a Forest City native and founder of the Houston Texans football team.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ McNair Field to Host Gardner-Webb, WCU, and Wofford at coastalplain.com, URL accessed December 24, 2010. Archived 12-24-2010
  2. ^ "Official Website of Wilson Tobs: Beer Garden". www.wilsontobs.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  3. ^ "Beer garden creates different experience at Sharks games". StarNewsOnline.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  4. ^ "The video board is going up! - Holly Springs Salamanders | Facebook". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 

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