of an era--Shooting
for a repeat--Four! weeks in the top spot
just a dream now
toss of seven shovels full of earth, the TCU baseball program moved one
step closer to national prominence as ground was broken for the Charles
and Marie Lupton Baseball Stadium.
said it was a long time coming, TCU Board of Trustees Chair John Roach
said this new ballpark contributes to "a sound athletic program that speaks
to our mission."
was attended by several hundred supporters, a dozen or more of whom threw
out a first pitch to players on the current team.
The $7 million
ballpark will be surrounded by the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center on
the north, the Lowdon Track on the west and the Garvey-Rosenthal Soccer
Stadium on the east.
with approximately 2,200 permanent seats, will give TCU baseball one of
the nicest facilities in the nation after more than 40 seasons at the
in, above, are Roger Williams, John Roach, Kit Moncrief, Mike Scott, Chancellor
Michael Ferrari, Eric Hyman and Malcolm Louden.