Plainsman Park, officially Samford Stadium – Hitchcock Field at Plainsman Park, is the college baseball venue for the Auburn University Tigers. As of 2015, its seating capacity is 4,096. In 2003, Baseball America rated the facility the best college baseball venue in the country. The park's signature is its 37-foot (11 m) high left field fence, which is 315 feet (96 m) from home plate. The home team bullpen is located behind the left field fence, forcing media in the press box to use monitors to determine who is warming up.
|Full name||Samford Stadium – Hitchcock Field at Plainsman Park|
|Former names||Plainsman Park (1950–1997)|
Hitchcock Field at Plainsman Park (1997–2003)
|Address||351 South Donahue Drive|
|Field size||LF: 315 ft (96.0 m)|
LC: 385 ft (117.3 m)
CF: 385 ft (117.3 m)
RC: 360 ft (109.7 m)
RF: 331 ft (100.9 m)
|Surface||Natural Grass/Artificial Turf|
|Scoreboard||24'0" x 62'4"|
|Architect||Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons|
|Auburn Tigers (1950–present)|
Plainsman Park was first used as a baseball facility in 1950. In 1996, Auburn significantly renovated Plainsman Park, drawing inspiration from ballparks such as Camden Yards, Fenway Park, and Wrigley Field in their design for the park. The architect was Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons. In 1997, it was renamed Hitchcock Field at Plainsman Park in honor of brothers Jimmy and Billy Hitchcock. In 2003, the facility was renamed Samford Stadium – Hitchcock Field at Plainsman Park in honor of longtime trustee Jimmy Samford.
- "Auburn University 2006 Baseball Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved 2006-04-12.
- Cutler, Tami (June 11, 2013). "2013 Division I Baseball Attendance - Final Report" (PDF). Sportswriters.net. NCBWA. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 20, 2013. Retrieved July 20, 2013.
- Plainsman Park at AuburnTigers.com
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