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Spring 2009 • Volume 15, Issue 2  

Campus View

Home sweet home | SHOUSE '90 signs with Tampa Bay Rays | Historic BU baseball slideshow

 

Home sweet home

Football, baseball, and track athletes played for decades on what is now Olin Quad. Today, students read, relax, and throw Frisbees there. Since 2006, a bronze marker has identified the location of home plate on the old field. Donated by the 1956 champion Bradley baseball team, it was created by a company owned by player LANNY LAMONT ’60. After moving off campus, baseball games were played at Meinen Field (current location of Shea Stadium) near the USDA Lab. Since 2002, the team has played downtown at O’Brien Field.

View a slideshow of historic BU images of the field and ball teams on campus.

Baseball historical marker on Olin Quad

1954-55 Bradley baseball team playing on Olin Quad

 

Home sweet home | SHOUSE '90 signs with Tampa Bay Rays | Historic BU baseball slideshow