Historic Markers Across Alabama



Riddle-Pace Field



Marker ID:  
Location: on Luther Drive north of University Avenue, Troy, Alabama
County: Pike
Coordinates: N 31° 47.958    W 085° 57.226
  31.7993    -85.95376666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Originally constructed as the home field for the university’s football and baseball teams. Pace field, home of the Troy Trojans and the Troy baseball team in the late 1930s and 1940s, stood at the location of the current Riddle - Pace Field. It is one of the original locations were the Alabama-Florida Class D Deep South Baseball League teams played. They provided players to the Cleveland Indians (1939), the Cincinnati Reds (1940) and the Detroit Tigers (1947-49).

Erected by Troy University.







End of Riddle-Pace Field