Melching Field

Park Name: Melching Field at Conrad Park


Stetson University Hatters (NCAA Division I- ASUN Conference)

DeLand Suns (Florida Collegiate Summer League)

Opened: 1999

Address: 555 South Woodland Boulevard, DeLand, Florida 32724

Dimensions: 335' (L), 403' (C), 335' (R)

Former Tenants: 

Daytona Cubs (Florida State League) 2004 {Alternate Field}

DeLand Suns (Florida Collegiate Summer League) 2009-2021

Seminole County Loggerheads (Florida Collegiate Summer League) 2020

The view from behind home plate at Melching Field.

The view from down the first base line.

The view from down the third base line.

The grandstand at Melching Field, as seen from the left field corner.

The pressbox and luxury suites behind home plate. The grandstand features a short roof with fans to keep spectators cool on hot Florida nights.

The dugouts sit at ground level, with the seating bowl raised up above the field of play.

The grandstand features plastic seating behind home plate and in the first few rows down the lines, with aluminum bleachers making up the rest of the seating.

The field features a wide area of foul territory behind the plate and in front of the dugouts.


The concourse at Melching Field. A plaque next to the concession stand celebrates former Hatters players who have made it to the major leagues.

A grass seating berm sits beside the grandstand on the first base side. Batting cages and the home bullpen sit in the right field corner.

Plaques on the outfield wall celebrate Stetson's NCAA tournament appearances and two of the program's best pitching products, Corey Kluber and Jacob deGrom.

The scoreboard sits behind the left field wall. Melching Field replaced another stadium, Conrad Park, that sat on the same site with home plate located in the current outfield, and that hosted Spring Training and minor league baseball in DeLand.

The Stetson University Hatters on the field during a game at Melching Field.