Cormell Field at Sparrow Stadium

Cormell Field at Sparrow Stadium

Opened in the spring of 2012, the R. Gerald Griffin Athletic Complex houses the new home for Patriot baseball -- the new Clifford S. Cormell Field at Sparrow Stadium. The street address for the complex (GPS) is 4700 East Palmetto Street, Florence, SC 29506.

The field is part of the $11.1 million west campus athletic complex that includes a lake, fieldhouse, softball stadium, and soccer stadium.

Francis Marion University is a smoke-free campusNo pets are allowed within the confines of FMU athletic facilities.

The baseball facility consists of 917 seats with capacity of 1,755, and includes concession area, restrooms, VIP room, and pressbox.

The field dimensions are 330 feet down each line, 375 feet to the power alleys, and 400 feet to center center, with approximately the same foul territory as at old Cormell Field.  Bullpens are located down each foul line, and the first phase of the fieldhouse is located adjacent to the bullpen down the right field line.

One main ticket office -- on the east side -- serves the entire complex.

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