This is John Grisham‘s perspective of Dudy Noble Field, Polk-Dement Stadium and what it means to a Dawg Fan. It can’t be articulated any better than this. It is reprinted with his permission.
It is tempting, in this short space, to talk about people. I could write pages about the young men who’ve played at Dudy Noble. I could go on and on about those electric moments, such as Burke’s grand slam, back to back home runs by Clark and Palmeiro, Raffo’s monstrous shots, Showalter’s .459, B. J.’s 19 strikeouts, Thigpen’s throws to the plate, Pete’s dirty uniform, the easy grace of Jody Hurst chasing fly balls, and on and on. Read more
It’s starting to feel a lot like tournament time. And this year, in addition to seeing some great baseball at Hoover, there will be a great place for fans to stay out of the sun prior to a session, or to visit in the case of a weather delay.
The SEC Fan Fest area will include Read more
CLEAR BAG POLICY IN PLACE FOR SEC BASEBALL TOURNAMENT
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (May 15, 2017) – Fans attending the 2017 SEC Baseball Tournament in Hoover are reminded that they will be asked to enter the event with clear bags and should be prepared to arrive early and to see a law enforcement presence in and around Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, the Conference office has announced. The tournament will be held May 23-28.
Enhanced security measures, including the clear bag policy, will also be in place at Read more