Turkey Hughes Field is a baseball stadium in Richmond, Kentucky, United States. It is home to the Eastern Kentucky Colonels baseball team of the NCAA Division I Ohio Valley. The stadium opened in the 1960s and is named in honor of former Eastern Kentucky baseball coach Turkey Hughes.
|Location||521 Lancaster Ave. |
Richmond, Kentucky, USA
|Owner||Eastern Kentucky University|
|Operator||Eastern Kentucky University|
|Field size||Left field: 330 feet (100 m)|
Center field: 415 feet (126 m)
Right field: 340 feet (100 m)
|Surface||Synthetic turf infield with natural grass outfield|
|Eastern Kentucky Colonels (NCAA DI OVC) Eastern Kentucky Club Baseball (NCBA)|
In 2006, EKU's athletic department announced plans to completely rebuild the stadium with a $2 million initiative. In 2009, the university spent over $500,000 to install artificial turf, a batter's eye, and a brick backstop. Major renovations were made and completed in 2016.