Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, State College

Medlar Field at Lubrano Park is a 5,570-seat baseball stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania that hosted its first regular season baseball game on June 20, 2006, when the secondary tenant of the facility, the State College Spikes, lost to the Williamsport Crosscutters, 5–3. The Penn State Nittany Lions college baseball team began play at the ballpark in 2007.Seating capacity is 5,570 people. Events other than baseball games are held at the ballpark, and different seating configurations are available.This stadium was designed to feature an unobstructed view of Penn State landmark Mount Nittany over the outfield wall.HistoryPenn State alumnus Anthony Lubrano first suggested upgrading Penn State baseball facilities to representatives of the university in 1995. After receiving a donation from Lubrano in 2002, the Penn State Board of Trustees voted to name the new stadium Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. In 2003, representatives of the Altoona Curve management group approached Penn State with the idea of sharing a ballpark that both the Altoona Curve and the Penn State baseball team would use as a home field.Final plans for the new ballpark were approved by the Penn State Board of Trustees on May 13, 2005. Ground was broken for the new ballpark on May 18, 2005. Among the dignitaries on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony were Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell, Penn State president Graham Spanier, state Senator Jake Corman and Penn State Athletic Director Tim Curley.
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  • Local baseball field on the Penn State Campus. No bad seats. Always a good time while watching the Spikes play  more »
  • I am a part of a dog club in the area and we decided to hold one of our gatherings at the Bark in the Park night. It turned out to be such a great evening. The staff at the Park were so welcoming and ...  more »

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