Turkey Hughes Field

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.

Turkey Hughes Field
Location521 Lancaster Ave.
Richmond, Kentucky, USA
Coordinates37°44′10″N 84°18′02″W / 37.736046°N 84.300633°W / 37.736046; -84.300633Coordinates: 37°44′10″N 84°18′02″W / 37.736046°N 84.300633°W / 37.736046; -84.300633
OwnerEastern Kentucky University
OperatorEastern Kentucky University
Field sizeLeft field: 330 feet (100 m)
Center field: 415 feet (126 m)
Right field: 340 feet (100 m)
SurfaceSynthetic turf infield with natural grass outfield
Tenants
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.[1] Major renovations were made and completed in 2016.

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  1. ^ "Facilities".

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