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Alfred A. McKethan Stadium at Perry Field / Florida Gators

Florida GatorsNamed for Alfred A. McKethan, a wealthy benefactor who contributed $2.4 million toward the construction of the ballpark, Alfred A. McKethan Stadium at Perry Field has been home to University of Florida baseball since 1988.

Year Opened: 1988
Capacity:  5,500 (5,100 seats, 400 bleacher seats)
Dimensions:  329L, 365LC, 400C, 375RC, 325R
Playing Surface: Natural grass
Website: www.gatorzone.com/baseball
Phone:  352/375-4683
League: Southeastern Conference
Parking: Free parking at the adjoining Stephen C. O';Connell Center.
Address: Woodlawn Dr. At Stadium Rd., Gainesville, FL.
Directions
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From the Gainesville Regional Airport

Take a right turn out of Airport onto NE 39th Avenue. Turn left onto Waldo Road at the first traffic light. Turn right onto University Avenue and follow the road until Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is on the left. Take a left onto Lemerand Drive, the road between the football stadium and the O’Connell Center (white dome). Take a right onto Stadium Road at the traffic light. McKethan Stadium will be on the right.

From the North

(Jacksonville)
Take I-95 South to 295 South. Follow I-10 West to 301 South and 301 South to State Road 24. Take State Road 24 to University Avenue and take a right onto University Avenue. Follow the road until Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is on the left. Take a left onto Lemerand Drive, the road between the football stadium and the O’Connell Center (white dome). Take a right onto Stadium Road at the traffic light. McKethan Stadium will be on the right.

(Atlanta)
Take I-75 South to Exit 287 (Gainesville – Newberry Road, formerly exit 76). Turn right onto Newberry Road and go past the Oaks Mall. This will become University Avenue. Stay in the right lane and veer right onto Route 26A, which becomes SW 2nd Avenue. Go through the intersection at SW 34th Street, where the golf course will be on the right. Turn right onto Woodlawn Drive, just past the Ring Tennis Complex. Turn left at the stop sign onto Stadium Road and McKethan Stadium will be on the left.

(Tallahassee)
I-10 East to I-75 South; please see route from Atlanta to complete the trip.

From the South

(complete directions from Orlando; disregard Turnpike info from Tampa/St. Petersburg)
Take the Florida Turnpike to I-75 North. Follow I-75 to Exit 387 (Gainesville – Newberry Road, formerly exit 76). Turn right onto Newberry Road and go past the Oaks Mall. This will become University Avenue. Stay in right lane and veer right onto Route 26A, which becomes SW 2nd Avenue. Go through the intersection at SW 34th Street, where the golf course will be on the right. Turn right onto Woodlawn Drive, just past the Ring Tennis Complex. Turn left at the stop sign onto Stadium Road and McKethan Stadium will be on the left.

–Compiled by Scott Beattie

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