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Mike Martin Field

Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium is a stadium in Tallahassee, Florida, on the campus of Florida State University. It is primarily used for baseball, and is the home field of the Florida State University Seminoles. It opened in 1983 and holds 6,700 people. A two year, $12 million project was completed in 2004 to make it one of the top collegiate baseball facilities in the United States, upgrading the stadium from a 6,000 capacity level. FSU's record in the stadium is 752-149-1 (.835). Image File history File links Pr20747. ... Image File history File links Pr20747. ... Telstra Stadium in Sydney, Australia is capable of being converted from a rectangular rugby football field to an oval for cricket and Australian rules football games This article is about the building type. ... Location in Leon County and the state of Florida. ... Florida State University (commonly referred to as Florida State or FSU)[6] is a public research university located in Tallahassee, the capital city of Florida. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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History

The stadium itself is named after Florida State's first baseball All-American and once manager, Dick Howser. The field, christened in April of 2005, is named after Florida State head coach Mike Martin. The stadium has been host to 21 NCAA Regional Tournaments in 23 years. In baseball, the head coach of a team is called the manager; this individual controls matters of team strategy on the field and team leadership. ... Richard Dalton (Dick) Howser (May 14, 1936 - June 17, 1987) was an American Major League Baseball shortstop and manager. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mike Martin, Sr. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1,200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ...


Attendance

The stadium yearly ranks among the top 10 nationally in attendance, and has set records in 2003 for total and average attendance.


Season Attendance

(Since the opening of the stadium in 1983)

Year Games Total Average
1983 30* 57,575 1,919
1984 51* 72,518 1,422
1985 58* 103,552 1,785
1986 45* 118,897 2,642
1987 43* 86,209 2,005
1988 46* 86,628 1,884
1989 46* 87,240 1,896
1990 40 106,081 2,652
1991 40* 109,549 2,739
1992 41* 90,278 2,202
1993 40* 80,757 2,019
1994 42* 106,352 2,532
1995 35* 85,137 2,432
1996 36 72,382 2,010
1997 38* 98,622 2,595
1998 32* 62,128 1,941
1999 40* 102,931 2,573
2000 41* 114,651 2,796
2001 37* 91,520 2,474
2002 44* 129,013 2,932
2003 40* 131,223 3,281
2004 35* 115,680 3,305
2005 37* 167,602 4,529
TOTAL 907 2,276,525 2,510

*Includes NCAA Regional and Super Regional games.
Bold indicates school single season record.


Top 10 Largest Crowds

No. Opponent Date Attendance
1. Miami April 15, 2006 6,717
2. Miami April 14, 2006 6,696
3. Texas June 8, 2003 6,524
4. Auburn June 4, 2005 6,398
5. Florida March 30, 2005 6,393
6. Miami April 10, 2004 6,387
7. Miami April 17, 2004 6,328
8. Miami April 11, 1986 6,145
9. Texas June 9, 2003 6,138
10. Miami April 26, 2003 6,056


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Florida State University

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Florida State Seminoles Official Athletic Site (1170 words)
Dick Howser Stadium will take its place as one of the top collegiate baseball facilities in the country after a two-year, $12 million dollar project was completed in 2004.
Dick Howser Stadium, named after the late Kansas City Royals and Florida State manager who was also Florida State's first-ever baseball All-American, is a showcase befitting one of the top collegiate teams in the nation.
The stadium was dedicated in honor of Dick Howser in March of 1988 prior to an exhibition game between Florida State and the Kansas City Royals, two of Howser's former teams.
Player Bio: Mike Martin :: Baseball (3132 words)
Martin not only led his squad to team success in 2005, he once again proved he is one of the top shapers of talent in the game.
Martin was named ACC Coach of the Year for the fourth time since FSU joined the league in 1992 after leading the team to the regular season title.
Martin says his years around FSU coaches like Fred Hatfield, whom he played for in 1965-66, Woodward and Howser (both of whom he coached under) instilled in him the desire to produce winners on and off the playing field.
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