Cliff Hagan Stadium, or more fully Shively Field at Cliff Hagan Stadium, is a baseball stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. It is the home field of the University of Kentucky Wildcats college baseball teams. The stadium, which currently holds 3,000, opened in 1969 as part of the Bernie A. Shively Sports Center, which also includes the school's track and field facilities in an adjacent stadium.
The stadium was renamed in 1993 in honor of Cliff Hagan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who had played at Kentucky during the 1950s under Adolph Rupp and returned to Kentucky as athletic director after his professional basketball playing days. It was extensively renovated in 2002. With the new success of Wildcats baseball, Cliff Hagan Stadium tickets are a hot commodity.
In the wake of the Wildcats' surprising success in the 2006 season, which saw them win a regular-season SEC title for the first time in over 30 years, coach John Cohen was signed to a five-year contract extension. A clause in the contract commits the university to either renovating or replacing the stadium. So go see a few Cliff Hagan Stadium events while you can!