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Bailey-Brayton Field


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The home of Cougar baseball is one of the classiest collegiate facilities in the country. The picturesque Bailey-Brayton Field, which seats 3,500 fans, sits on the edge of campus, just southeast of the Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum.

The field opened at its current location in 1980, relocating after the Martin Stadium renovation which moved Mooberry Track to the site then occupied by the baseball field.

In 1981, the already superb facility received an upgrade with the addition of an electronic scoreboard, which sits atop the left field fence. A $250,000 lighting project was completed in 1984, making Bailey Field one of the few NCAA college-owned facilities in the nation with lights. WSU defeated Washington 3-2 in the first night game.

The "Walk of Fame" was added in 1988, which gave fans entering Bailey Field an historical look at WSU's baseball tradition.

From 1980 to 2000, the facility was known as Bailey Field. During a special rededication ceremony prior to the 2000 season, the field added the name of WSU's all-time wins leader, skipper Chuck "Bobo" Brayton.

In the fall of 2013, the Bailey-Brayton infield underwent a remodeling that included new logos and a FieldTurf mound. Washington State is believed to be the first school on the West Coast to have an artificial surface mound.

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