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Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park

DAN LAW FIELD AT RIP GRIFFIN PARK

2901 Drive of Champions, Lubbock, Texas, 79409 |

(806) 742-3355 | |


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Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park is home to Red Raider Baseball. After undergoing a $5 million renovation from August 2011-February 2012, Texas Tech has one of the premier facilities in the country. Rip Griffin Park also sports a renovated clubhouse with luxurious locker rooms and a lounge. The indoor facility also includes a study room, athletic training facilities and three full-length batting cages that allow for batting pratice or bullpen sessions.

 
Facility Naming Rights

Texas Tech had its $5 million renovation funded solely by private donations. Among those involved was longtime supporter of Texas Tech baseball Rip Griffin. A Lubbock High School graduate in 1948 and Texas Tech alum, Griffin was one of several private donors who made the renovation possible.

 
Facility History and Facts

MAJOR RENOVATIONS TIMELINE:
1988 - Became Dan Law Field, lighting system installed, first night game ever played.
1990 - Formerly an all grass field saw installation of Astro Turf 8 to Dan Law Field infield.
1992 - Concession stand, ticket booth, restrooms installed.
1993 - Message board added to scoreboard structure.
1994 - Original locker rooms built on first and third base side.
1996 - 14 luxury skyboxes installed.
1999 - New infield turf installed.
2001 - Addition of a new clubhouse, outfield fence complete with major-league style bullpens, an interior brick facade and new exterior fence.
2004 - LED Video Board (15' X 20') installed.
2007 - FieldTurf installed.
2009 - Clubhouse renovations that include 67-inch, high definition television along with theater style seating, wireless Internet, individual seating at each locker and game tables.
2011 - Announced plans for a $5 million renovation with a new press box and suites and addition of a club level with outdoor seating. A new shading structure will cover the area in the center portion of the grandstand and will rise above the new suites and press box. Shading structure will be directly overhead 1,154 individual chair-back seats that will be installed at Dan Law Field for the first time in the history of the stadium.
2011 - Announced stadium name change to Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park.
2012 - Began play at the renovated Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park.

EVENTS HOSTED:
NCAA Regionals: 1999, 1997, 1996
The 1999 four-team regional ranked sixth among the 16 regionals in attendance as the tourney drew 19,869 fans to see Texas Tech, Rice, Rutgers and UW-Milwaukee. The average attendance was 2,838 during the seven-game tournament.

The 1997 regional drew 23,407 fans, averaging 2,304 fans per game.

The 1996 regional saw Dan Law Field average 2,808 fans per game as Texas Tech hosted a six-team regional in Lubbock

RIP GRIFFIN PARK FACTS:
First Game: February 17, 2012 vs. No. 31 Missouri State (W, 4-1)

BASEBALL STADIUM FACTS:
Current Capacity: 4,368
All-Time Record (1926-2013): 975-465-5 (.677)
Most Wins: 33 (1993)
Best Winning Percentage:.943 (1993, 33-2)
First Game:1926 - Daniel Baker 3, Texas Tech 3 (11 inn.)
First Win: - 1926 - Daniel Baker 11, Texas Tech 14
First Night Game: March 16, 1988 - Wichita State 2, Texas Tech 6
First Game on "Astro-Turf 8": February 2, 1990 - New Mexico 6, Texas Tech 15
First Game on FieldTurf: March 4, 2008 - Central Arkansas 6, Texas Tech 15
First Game at newly renovated Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park: February 17, 2012 - No. 31 Missouri State 1, Texas Tech 4
Largest Crowd: 5,814 - May 26, 1996 (NCAA Central Regional); Southern California (USC) 13, Texas Tech 10

YEAR-BY-YEAR AVERAGE ATTENDANCE:
1988 - 580
1989 - 567
1990 - 572
1991 - 722
1992 - 743
1993 - 946
1994 - 621
1995 - 1,185
1996 - 1,545
1997 - 2,122
1998 - 3,831
1999 - 3,946
2000 - 3,330
2001 - 2,691
2002 - 2,866
2003 - 2,716
2004 - 2,748
2005 - 2,350
2006 - 2,606
2007 - 1,877
2008 - 2,262
2009 - 2,431
2010 - 2,491
2011 - 2,771
2012 - 2,853
2013 - 2,527

YEAR-BY-YEAR HOME RECORD:
1988 - 26-11
1989 - 25-10
1990 - 23-12
1991 - 30-8
1992 - 24-10
1993 - 33-2
1994 - 25-6
1995 - 29-3
1996 - 32-6
1997 - 29-7
1998 - 28-5
1999 - 28-5
2000 - 25-7
2001 - 25-7
2002 - 28-5
2003 - 25-11
2004 - 26-10
2005 - 23-9
2006 - 22-8-1
2007 - 19-12
2008 - 15-11
2009 - 15-7
2010 - 20-11
2011 - 21-12
2012 - 21-11
2013 - 19-10

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