The University of South Carolina baseball program unveiled its new baseball facility Feb. 21, 2009. The $35-plus million Founders Park has a capacity of 8,242 fans and is the crown jewel among baseball stadiums across the nation. Founders Federal Credit Union and the University of South Carolina announced a partnership on Oct. 22, 2015, awarding naming rights to the facility, officially changing the name from Carolina Stadium to Founders Park.
Baseball Stadium Facts
Approximately 6,400 permanent chair-back seats with total capacity of 8,242 fans.
Picnic Terrace down the left field line - Dining deck will hold approximately 120 fans.
Suite & Club Level premium seating available - (5 suites and 2 clubs).
ADA accessibility for handicap and wheelchair patrons.
Larger concession stand menu with satellite portable setups on the Plaza and concourses.
Cup holders at each permanent seat.
State-of-the-art video scoreboard and sound system from Daktronics The top of the scoreboard is 86 feet above the field. The scoreboard measures 47 feet high x 44 feet wide. The video portion is 16 feet high x 28 feet wide.
A wide concourse that runs completely around the stadium.
TV-ready for live television coverage including six camera locations for television and video streaming.
A first-class lighting system by Musco with 125-foot candles in the infield and 100-foot candles in the outfield.
Sand-based field meeting USGA specs/draining system with 419 Bermuda Turf Grass.
Field Dimensions - 325 down the lines, 390 to center field. Walls in the outfield vary from 8 to 10 feet in height. Batter's eye is 80 feet wide and stretches 40 feet above the field.
Press Box with wireless internet capability and four TV/radio booths.
Additional Features for the Baseball Team
3,900 square-foot Weight Room
(4) Indoor Batting Tunnels
Home Team Locker Room
Sports Medicine/Athletic Training Room
Classroom/Media Room adjacent to Locker Room
- Price Range Maximum: $ - Less than $100