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Joe Becker Stadium



Park Name: Joe Becker Stadium
Tenants: Joplin Outlaws (MINK Collegiate Baseball League) 

Opened: 1913
Grandstand Rebuilt: 1937, 1972, 2015
Address: 1301 East 3rd Street, Joplin, Missouri 64801

Dimensions: 342' (L), 415' (C), 317' (R)

Former Names:
Miners Park (1914-1954)

Former Tenants:
Joplin Miners (Western Association) 1914
Joplin Miners (Western League) 1917-1921
Joplin Miners (Western Association) 1922-1925
Joplin Ozarks (Western Association) 1926
Joplin Miners (Western Association) 1927-1932
Joplin Miners (Western League) 1933
Joplin Miners (Western Association) 1934-1954
Joplin Cardinals (Western Association) 1954
Joplin Slashers (Jayhawk Collegiate Baseball League) 2005-2008
Joplin Outlaws (MINK Collegiate Baseball League) 2013-2014
Joplin Blasters (American Association) 2015-2016


The view from behind home plate at Joe Becker Stadium.


The view from down the first base line.


The view from down the third base line.

The grandstand at Joe Becker Stadium, as seen from right field. The grandstand was completely rebuilt for the 2015 season.


The pressbox and seating bowl, which features no walkway through the stands behind home plate.


Luxury suites and a party deck on the second level of Joe Becker Stadium.


The first few rows of seating are located below field level.


Box seating sections sit next to each dugout, set down below the field at dugout level.


Aluminum bleacher seating makes up the last section of the grandstand on either side, while most other seating is plastic bucket seats.


A long bleacher section sits behind the outfield fence in left field.


Picnic tables and a beer garden in the left field corner. Batting cages and both bullpens sit behind the outfield fence.


The outer concourse at Joe Becker Stadium.


The scoreboard behind the outfield fence in right field.


Joe Becker Stadium features a hill in play in right field, presenting a unique challenge for outfielders. The wall in right is also a short, wooden fence.


The Joplin Blasters on the field during the first pro game at Joe Becker Stadium in over 60 years in 2015.





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