The original grass surface was replaced with AstroTurf in 1970. It is the university's oldest recorded sport, dating to 1869. 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A few unexpected items, such as provolone sticks, fried zucchini, and mac & cheese bites were on the menu, all priced at $4. Again, Big East baseball is probably never going to draw extremely well, especially in a city that has a Major League team. Downtown, the strip district and south side are all very close to the campus, however. The fans that show up for Pitt baseball games is for the most part, either parents or college students that were serious baseball fans. " The first recorded game was a 21–20, five-inning win over the Eckfords of East Liberty in 1869.  Mike Bell, former associate head coach at Florida State, was hired as Pitt's head coach in July 2018. Other Pitt players that had Major League careers include Steve Swetonic, Robert Malloy, Russ Kemmerer, and Jason Rakers. What was said about the concession stand would also hold true here; you can get in and out easily, but it’s just interesting to think how crowded the one bathroom would be if all fields were busy at the same time. Prior to joining the ACC in 2013-14, Pitt had won both the Big East Conference regular season and Big East Tournamentch… Bars and restaurants really were not going to be found within walking distance, and tailgating is nonexistent. , Jordano resigned as the head coach of Pittsburgh on June 22, 2018. While there, the Panthers themselves featured several All-Americans, including Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Charlie Hyatt, and recorded the school's only undefeated season in 1928. Spending a relaxing day watching good baseball for free at a stadium that is just over a year old is worth even more than the five star rating. becoming a supporter of Stadium Journey on Patreon. 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However, according to the student yearbook, in the early 20th century interest in college baseball at Pitt waned due to a lack of a proper field, strictness of eligibility rules, irregularity of schedules, and the rise of football as the dominant school sport. The Pittsburgh Panthers baseball is the NCAA Division I intercollegiate baseball program of the University of Pittsburgh, often referred to as "Pitt", located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.