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Vanderbilt’s new facility 
includes office and operations spaces and expansive player practice and workout areas. (JOE HOWELL)

Batter Up: Vanderbilt unveils $12 million baseball facility

The Commodores unveiled a new $12 million, 30,000-square-foot baseball facility—fully funded by donors—in October, ahead of the team’s annual Black and Gold Series, a best-of-three intersquad matchup that showcases the team’s talent and gives them some on-field experience.

Heavy Mettle: Editor’s Letter, Winter 2017

Heavy Mettle: Editor’s Letter, Winter 2017

Our fair institution has always prided itself on academic rigor, deservedly so. And while the battle wounds inflicted on me by a well-armed set of microeconomic curves 20 years ago haven’t fully healed, more and more I appreciate the demands that were placed on us at Vanderbilt.

Corbin surrounded by former players who turned out for the event (JOE HOWELL)

The House That ‘Corbs’ Built: Former Vanderbilt Players Help Fund New Baseball Facilities to Honor Coach Tim Corbin

To show their appreciation for Head Coach Tim Corbin and their confidence in the continued success of the Vanderbilt Baseball program, many of his former players—an impressive 60 percent of them, in fact—as well as a number of other donors, recently contributed to a $12 million fundraising effort to support the construction of new baseball facilities at the university.

‘Investing in Our Home’

‘Investing in Our Home’

Last spring Carter Hawkins, BS’07, learned about Vanderbilt’s plans to upgrade its baseball facilities. He was among the first former student-athletes to contribute, pledging a leadership-level gift to the $10 million project that will renovate and enhance training areas in Memorial Gym and build out new operations and team spaces for students and coaches.

Architect's rendering of the new cardio room of the baseball complex at Memorial Gym

Baseball Facilities to Be Enhanced

The Vanderbilt University Board of Trust has approved a $10 million baseball facilities project that will enhance space in Memorial Gym for instruction, team building and coaching, and provide settings that will foster interactions with returning professional players. “The project builds on Coach Tim Corbin’s vision for our baseball program:Read More