Joe Etzel Field

Joe Etzel Field is a 1,300 seat baseball stadium in Portland, Oregon that is home to the University of Portland Pilots baseball team. Originally named Pilot Field, it was renamed after former coach Joe Etzel in 2004.[1]

Completed in 2005, the Andy Pienovi Hitting Facility is the baseball team's practice facility. It is located in foul territory in left field.[2]

Preliminary campus expansion plans include moving the baseball field from its current location to one down on the waterfront in the Triangle Park property.[3] Those plans were abandoned in 2013 with plans to instead renovate the existing stadium.[4] The school has since added artificial turf and lighting.

Joe Etzel Field
Joe Etzel Field
LocationPortland, Oregon
Coordinates45°34′26″N 122°43′46″W / 45.573971°N 122.729457°WCoordinates: 45°34′26″N 122°43′46″W / 45.573971°N 122.729457°W
OwnerUniversity of Portland
Capacity1,300
Field sizeLeft Field - 325ft
Center Field - 390ft
Right Field - 325ft
Opened1988
Tenants
Portland Pilots baseball

See also

References

  1. ^ Kish, Matthew (June 26, 2014). "University of Portland's baseball stadium gets a makeover". Portland Business Journal. Retrieved 27 June 2014.
  2. ^ Joe Etzel Field Facilities Page
  3. ^ Facilities Planning and Construction: Master Plan
  4. ^ Tobin, Taylor (March 21, 2013). "Baseball stadium plans strike out". The Beacon. Retrieved 19 June 2013.

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Buildings and structures on the University of Portland campus include:

Alumni House

Bauccio Commons

Beauchamp Recreation & Wellness Center

Buckley Center

Buckley Center Auditorium

Chapel of Christ the Teacher

Chiles Center

Christie Hall

Clark Library

Clive Charles Soccer Complex

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Fields Hall and Schoenfeldt Hall

Franz Hall

Haggerty Hall

Howard Hall

Joe Etzel Field

KDUP

Kenna Hall

Louisiana-Pacific Tennis Center

Lund Family Hall

Mago Hunt Center

Mehling Hall

Orrico Hall

Physical Plant

Pilot House

Public Safety

Romanaggi Hall

Shiley Hall

Shipstad Hall

St. Mary's Student Center

Swindells Hall

Tyson Hall

Villa Maria Hall

Waldschmidt Hall

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Pilot Field

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Pilot Field (LSUS), a baseball stadium at Louisiana State University Shreveport

The former name for Sahlen Field, a baseball stadium in Buffalo, New York

The former name for Joe Etzel Field, a college baseball stadium in Portland, Oregon

The Pilot Field, an association football stadium in Hastings, East Sussex, England

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Portland Pilots

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Woodburn Dragstrip

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Woodburn Dragstrip opened in June 1961 as an ⅛-mile dragstrip operated by the Multnomah Hot Rod Council and the Northwest Timing Association. In 1963, the track was lengthened to provide for 1/4-mile drag racing. Jim Livingston, who was operating Madras Dragstrip at the time, purchased the Woodburn Dragstrip in a sealed bid in 1972. Jim ran both facilities through the 1975 season, before focusing on Woodburn.

Since 1972, the track has been named NHRA Track of the Year in the Northwest numerous times, including five-in-a-row since 1999. In addition, the track was honored as Business of the Year by the Woodburn Area Chamber of Commerce in 1989, one of the first tracks in the country to receive such an honor.

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The track is said to be on an old airstrip.

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