Foley Field
Foley Field

Foley Field has hosted 4 NCAA Regional Tournaments and 3 NCAA Super Regional Tournaments. Georgia has won every regional and super regional at Foley Field.

Capacity: 3,291
Built: 1966
Refurbished cost: $3.5 million
Largest crowd: 4,461 (3.21.09)
vs. Miss. State

Address | Directions:
1 Rutherford Street
Corner of Pinecrest/Rutherford
Athens, GA 3060

Seating chart

Foley Field, constructed at a cost of $3.5 million in 1990, is one of the finest baseball complexes in the country. The stadium's capacity of 3,291 includes all chairback seating. From 1990-2010, the seating area was a mix of chairback and bleachers, however new green chairbacks were installed throughout the stadium for the 2011 season.

The grandstand area is covered by a partial roof with both concession stands and rest rooms located in the stadium. A new playing surface and drainage system was installed in the summer of 2003. There are indoor and outdoor bullpens and indoor hitting cages. The lower portion of the stadium includes a spacious locker room, players lounge, a coaches office, an equipment room plus exercise and athletic training facilities.

Foley Field has played host to numerous post-season events, starting with the 1987 SEC Tournament and continuing today with NCAA Regionals and Super Regionals. Georgia has won every regional and super regional at Foley Field. They played host and won NCAA Regionals in 2001, 2004, 2006 and 2008. The Bulldogs captured Super Regional titles and trips to Omaha for the College World Series at Foley Field in 2001, 2006 and 2008. Overall, the Bulldogs are 21-7 in NCAA postseason at Foley Field including 16-0 in NCAA elimination games. The first home for the Diamond Dogs was Herty Field where they played from 1886 until 1911. After that, they moved to Sanford Field until 1943. After World War II, the Diamond Dogs played on a field with no name located on "Ag. Hill," where Stegeman Coliseum is today. When construction for the Coliseum began in 1962, the Diamond Dogs moved to their freshman field, which was next to where the Butts-Mehre building is now. In 1966, the Diamond Dogs moved to their current location, and two years later, it was named Foley Field. On May 5, 1990, a $3.5 million refurbished Foley Field was dedicated.

Named after Judge Frank Foley, Foley Field is consistently ranked among the nation's top collegiate baseball stadiums. Frank Foley is considered one of Georgia's all-time greats for his contributions both on and off the field. Foley was part of the 1908 Southeastern championship team that recorded a mark of 20-2. He was a distinguished alumnus who is remembered by many as a kind and caring gentleman. His enthusiasm for the University of Georgia was second-to-none.

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