The New Alex Box Stadium (10,150)
The Alex Box Stadium experience is a unique one, created by the greatest and most loyal fans in all of college baseball, combined with an enduring legacy of championships.
In February 2009, the LSU Baseball program moved into a new home, and all of the traditions, memories and excitement that make Tiger baseball truly special live on in the New Alex Box Stadium.
From LSU's first SEC title team in '39, to Bruce Baudier's perfect game, to Rich Cordani's game-winning home run against Southern Cal, to the regional championship victory laps of the 1990s, the original Alex Box Stadium was home from 1938-2008 to some of the greatest moments in all of college baseball history.
Now the LSU baseball legacy has moved 200 yards to the south into a state-of-the-art facility, designed to provide the resources necessary to sustain LSU's tradition of excellence while also accommodating in comfort the record-setting crowds that set Tiger Baseball apart from the rest of America. In the New Box, the Tiger baseball team enjoys 6,000 additional square-feet of locker and meeting room space, new batting cages and all the amenities necessary to field a consistent winner. A brand new home has opened for a grand old tradition ... LSU Baseball at Alex Box Stadium. LSU has finished first in the nation in total attendance for 14 straight seasons. In 2009, the Tigers drew an NCAA-record 403,056 fans in the inaugural season of the New Alex Box Stadium. LSU has been among the nation's attendance leaders for the past 21 seasons, finishing No. 5 in 1991, No. 6 in 1992, No. 4 in 1993, No. 3 in 1994 and 1995, and No. 1 from 1996-2011.
Over the past 28 seasons, the Tigers have attracted nearly 5.75 million fans to their home stadium. A total of 5,749,195 patrons have watched the Tigers play at "The Box" from 1984 to 2011. The original Alex Box Stadium was recognized both for its old-fashioned charm and for its modern renovations. Beginning in 1985, it was the site of four SEC tournaments, 18 NCAA regional tournaments, four NCAA super regional series and one ABCA Hall of Fame tournament. Originally a 2,500-seat facility, the concrete and steel grandstand of the original Alex Box Stadium was completed in 1938. Funding came from the Works Progress Administration, a federally sponsored agency which constructed public
Seating Capacity: 10,150
Playing Field Distances
- Foul Lines: 330 ft.
- Power Alleys: 365 ft.
- Center: 405 ft.
Height of Fence: 10 ft.
Height of Batters' Eye: 40 ft.
Playing Surface: natural grass