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Phone: 417-863-0395

Outfield Dimensions
LF: 315'   CF: 400'   RF: 330'

Cardinals Info
Level: AA
League: Texas
Affiliate: St. Louis Cardinals
2014 Schedule
Radio: KWTO 98.7 FM


Travel Info
Nearest Major Airport:
Springfield-Branson National
(8.7 miles)

Nearest Pro Ballpark:
Arvest Ballpark in Springdale, AR (142.9 miles)

Ballpark Attendance
Year Total Rank *
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
338,345
352,674
337,166
357,336
402,618
461,020
460,063
492,372
526,630
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Hammons Field


Opened: 2004
Capacity: 6,750
Ballpark address:
955 East Trafficway
Springfield, MO   65802

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Hammons Field in Springfield

Hammons Field Facts, Figures & Firsts


  • Construction cost: $32 million
  • Financing: Privately funded by developer John Q. Hammons
  • Architect: Pellham-Phillips-Hagerman
  • Construction manager: Killian Construction Co.
  • Located on the eastern edge of Jordan Valley Park, which includes an amphitheater, arts center and large indoor ice rink.
  • Owned by and named after John Q. Hammons, who first announced his intentions to build a ballpark in August of 2000.
  • Although official capacity is listed at 6,750, the ballpark has 7,986 seats and room for many more fans in its general admission berm.
  • Has 28 suites. On the second level are 25 that are each 14' x 18' in size and have balcony seating for 12 plus a lounge that was made by combining suites 2-4. On the third (press box) level is a party suite and John Q. Hammons' private suite.
  • Is jointly used by Missouri State University and the Springfield Cardinals and each has separate clubhouses in right field, which is also where a 120" x 120" indoor practice facility was built. The training facility has a full-sized artificial turf infield and room for a dozen batting cages.
  • First game: Southern Illinois beat Southwest Missouri State, 3-2 in 10 innings, on April 2, 2004 in front of 9,017 fans
  • First pro game (exhibition): The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Springfield Cardinals, 4-3, on April 2, 2005 in front of 10,409 fans
  • First pro game (regular season): The Springfield Cardinals beat the Tulsa Drillers, 2-1, on April 12, 2005 in front of 8,831 fans

    Pro regular season ballpark firsts (all of which occurred on 4/12/05, unless noted):
    Pitch Batter Hit (single) Home Run (4/14) Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher Save
    Randy Leek Jeff Salazar Shaun Boyd Papo Bolivar Randy Leek Keith Ramsey Josh Kinney

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