They use Joe Cannon Stadium, located at Harmans Park in suburban Hanover, MD. I would doubt there are ever many student fans in attendance, unless they know someone playing. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

by Richard Smith | Mar 27, 2019 | NCAA Baseball, Richard Smith, Joe Cannon Stadium Scoreboard, Photo by Richard Smith, Stadium Journey, Joe Cannon Stadium – View to Watertower, Photo by Richard Smith, Stadium Journey, Joe Cannon Stadium – Stands, Photo by Richard Smith, Stadium Journey. Players from as far south as Grambling and as far west as Brigham Young University have served previously as social ambassadors through America’s national pastime. Since then, this area has been the center of rapid growth and development. The organization plans to make it an annual event but non-conference schedules are made two years in advance so it may not resume until 2019.

And that is if there are fans at the game.

“Pitchers were still able to get their innings and the position players still got nine to 14 at bats so it was a good benchmark for us to find where we stand heading into our conference schedule where early season weather can be a challenge”. Subway and The Greene Turtle are so close and offer options both carry-out and eat-in. Of the four games played, Coppin State won one and lost three. For college baseball’s boys of summer, whose rites of passage are drenched in the warmth of heat and humidity in June and July, a frosty March weekend at the Washington National Baseball Academy helps the DC Grays fulfill its mission to embrace HBCU baseball. Unique stadium WAY away from the Coppin campus. This website uses cookies to improve your experience.

They use Joe Cannon Stadium, located at Harmans Park in suburban Hanover, MD.

There are no food options available for a Coppin State baseball game. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. The stadium was designed for the use of amateur baseball teams in the region, and is named after the man who pushed very hard to get such a field developed. Coppin State faced Lafayette and Harvard in the inaugural Head First Honor Roll Collegiate Challenge, which was sponsored by the DC Grays, on March 3, 4 and 5. For Coppin State the weekend was a marketing tool and a history lesson for players to understand the legacy of Negro League Baseball that the host organization represents. The official athletics website for the Coppin State University Eagles. There are so many food options in the area, from standard fast food fare to upscale restaurants at the casino. The school is a publically funded State of Maryland university.

The fans at the stadium ae clearly family and friends only. 7556 Teague Rd #100 Hanover, MD 21076 (410) 799-5001, 7645 Arundel Mills Blvd #100 Hanover, MD 21076 (443) 749-7917, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir Hanover, MD 21076 (410) 540-5100,,,, Date: 2019-03-25 11:49:50 By: Legacy Review.

It was founded in 1900 and was eventually named in honor of Fanny Jackson Coppin, an African-American woman who was a pioneer in teacher education. “Many young players think you have to travel south to play college baseball,” Coppin State Coach Sherman Reed, told the AFRO. Coppin has not really been one of the more successful MEAC schools in baseball, but it did have the late Baltimore Orioles great Paul Blair serve as their Manager from 1998 to 2002. When Joe Cannon Stadium was opened in 1990, the area was not very developed. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. Bethune-Cookman University has been dominating the MEAC for nearly two decades. Parking at the stadium is plentiful and free.

Recent years have seen some better success with the team. It may be worth it to go all the way to the top of the stands so that you will have a back to your seat, but you will be a bit further from the action. Flippin Pizza offers good pizza options a couple more blocks away in the same shopping center as a Panera Bread and Safeway grocery store. The atmosphere is almost non-existent, although a PA announcer does keep you into the game with announcements and music played between players. The EKU Baseball team picked up a 14-4 win at Earle Combs Stadium! Coppin State faced Lafayette and Harvard in the inaugural Head First Honor Roll Collegiate Challenge, which was sponsored by the DC Grays, on March 3, 4 and 5. The traffic around Arundel Mills Mall can be stifling. Once again, it was mostly family members and other friends, but the location near Arundel Mills may be a draw for these games. Coppin State Reps HBCU Baseball in DC Grays Showcase. $MMT = window.$MMT || {}; $MMT.cmd = $MMT.cmd || [];$MMT.cmd.push(function(){ $MMT.display.slots.push(["ee898457-2a7c-47bb-8b81-bfe0f8d6114c"]); }), Physical Education Complex – Coppin State Eagles, becoming a supporter of Stadium Journey on Patreon.

Help support our work by becoming a supporter of Stadium Journey on Patreon. It may not be the Green Monster, or the Camden Yards Warehouse, but it gives fans at Joe Cannon Stadium an interesting view. Current MEAC member Coppin State University plays baseball nearly 25 miles away from their Northwest Baltimore campus, as an on-campus facility does not exist. There are a few hotels also in the area, with ALoft and Element located within walking distance of Joe Cannon Stadium. “We just wanted to expose the fact that there is a chance to play Division I college baseball 30 miles north of D.C.”. “The more we can market baseball so close by playing in urban America it brings to the surface what might be if we get a facility built in west Baltimore,” said Reed. Arundel Mills Mall is very popular, so much that parking can be difficult at times. © Copyright © The Afro-American Newspaper Company. The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) is made up of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) located between Florida and Delaware. This may offer a bit more interesting view than in the main grandstand. “Anytime we stage the tournament we’ll feature an HBCU team since it fits into the DC Grays mission,” said Spera. Baseball is not considered one of the biggest sports for the MEAC, with only 9 of the 13 member schools fielding teams. Baseball Stories Change The Game Change in Play NBA Draft Online Combine Running with the Pack Back; ... Coppin State at Pacific Schedule. This was the first time they hosted a Division I tournament at their local stadium bringing a major college event into the heart of their urban community. BWI Airport is also located nearby, and the sight of airplanes taking off is not uncommon. PII, as used in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context.

Weekend games will be worse than weekday games. The DC Grays commitment to advancing the HBCU brand continues with the collegiate challenge tournament. But that does not tell the whole story. “We have ongoing relationships with several HBCUs though all our players don’t play at Black colleges,” said Spera. They offer many burger options, but the Crunch Burger is a good choice, but pricey at close to $10 for just the burger. So access is technically very good. A concession stand exists at Joe Cannon Stadium, but is not used during Coppin games. Skip To Main Content. “Our mission is to have quality baseball in the community,” Chris Spera, vice president of operations for the DC Grays, told the AFRO. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. They also offer many happy hour food and drink specials at the bar. You can expect to sit through many lights just to make simple and small turns. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly.

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