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Baseball: The ‘œTigue’ Ranked One Of The Top Ballparks In Nation By D1Baseball

The “Tigue” Ranked One Of The Top Ballparks In Nation By D1Baseball

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LAFAYETTE, La. – M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field, home of the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball program, was tabbed one of the top ballparks in the nation as The "Tigue" was ranked 18th in a recent D1Baseball.com ranking, the publication announced late last month.
 
"We are very proud of this recognition," head coach Tony Robhicaux said. "We are also very proud of the company that we share of great stadiums, conferences and universities. Our coaches, players, University, the city of Lafayette, the Acadiana area and our Ragin’ Cajuns fan base have created an atmosphere that is very unique. We believe with our current facility upgrade, we will have one of the best baseball stadiums in the country."
 
The poll was conducted with NCAA Division I baseball full-time coaches and sports information directors and rated stadiums based on traditions, amenities, setting, atmosphere, food and intimidation factor.
 
Along with being rated 18th overall, M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field was ranked top 10 in the nation in Best Ball Park Food (5th), Best Ballpark Traditions (6th), Most Intimidation Venue For Opponents (7th) and Best Family Atmosphere (10th). The Tigue was also named the best ballpark in the Sun Belt Conference.
 
M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field is currently undergoing a $16 million renovation that will include a new grandstand, club level, luxury suites and press box.
 
For updates and info on Ragin’ Cajuns baseball, follow the team on twitter @CajunsBaseball or check RaginCajuns.com.
 
Ballpark Rankings: The Top 25
1. Alex Box Stadium (LSU)
2. Baum Stadium (Arkansas)
3. Founders Park (South Carolina)
4. Blue Bell Park (Texas A&M)
5. Swayze Field (Ole Miss)
6. Doug Kingsmore Stadium (Clemson)
7. Dick Howser Stadium (Florida State)
8. Dudy Noble Field (Mississippi State)
9. Springs Brooks Stadium (Coastal Carolina)
10. Boshamer Stadium (North Carolina)
11. Haymarket Park (Nebraska)
12. Sewell-Thomas Stadium (Alabama)
13. Hawkins Field (Vanderbilt)
14. Jim Patterson Stadium (Louisville)
15. UFCU Disch-Falk Field (Texas)
16. TD Ameritrade Park (Creighton)
17. Phoenix Municipal Stadium (Arizona State)
18. M.L. "Tigue: Moore Field (Louisiana)
19. Lupton Stadium (TCU)
20. Horner Ballpark (Dallas Baptist)
21. Eddy D. Field Stadium (Pepperdine)
22. Liberty Baseball Stadium (Liberty)
23. Plainsman Park (Auburn)
24. Davenport Field (Virginia)
25. Fowler Park (San Diego)
 
Best Ballpark Traditions
1. Texas A&M
2. Mississippi State
3. Florida State
4. Ole Miss
5. LSU
6. Louisiana
7. South Carolina
8. Arkansas
8. Clemson
8. Miami (Fla.)
8. Nebraska
8. Texas
 
Most Intimidating Venue For Opponents
1. LSU
2. Texas A&M
3. Mississippi State
4. Florida State
5. Ole Miss
5. South Carolina
7. Louisiana
8. Arkansas
9. TCU
10. Louisville
10. Oregon State
10. Texas
 
Best Family Atmosphere
1. South Carolina
2. Nebraska
3. LSU
4. TCU
5. Florida State
6. Arkansas
6. Dallas Baptist
6. Mississippi State
6. Virginia
10. Auburn
10. BYU
10. Clemson
10. Louisiana
10. Ole Miss
10. Stanford
 
Best Ballpark Food
1. Miami
2. Texas A&M
3. LSU
4. San Diego State
5. Louisiana
6. Nebraska
6. Arkansas
6. Ole Miss
6. Texas
10. Cal State Fullerton

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