ASA Hall of Fame Stadium

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USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex (Formally Don E. Porter ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
View towards home plate along the first base side
Full nameOGE Energy Field at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex
LocationOklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.
Coordinates35°31′29″N 97°27′49″W / 35.524796°N 97.463719°W / 35.524796; -97.463719Coordinates: 35°31′29″N 97°27′49″W / 35.524796°N 97.463719°W / 35.524796; -97.463719
OperatorUSA Softball Inc.
Capacity7,300
Construction
Opened1987
Renovated2003, 2013-2015, 2018[1]

OGE Energy Field at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium is located inside the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex (formerly the Don E. Porter ASA Hall of Fame Stadium & the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium); the USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium is a 7,300-seat multi-purpose stadium in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States. It is owned and operated by USA Softball.

The USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex originally opened in 1987, under the name Don E. Porter "ASA Hall of Fame Stadium", it was renamed in 2017 when the Amateur Softball Association re-branded to USA Softball. [2] The stadium underwent extensive renovations from September 2013 to 2015 and 2018.[3]

Through 2017, it hosted two major college tournaments: the Big 12 Conference championship and the Women's College World Series, as well as the World Cup of Softball, one of the premiere International Softball events; the Big 12 Conference decided to discontinue their tournament after 2010, however the Women's college World Series is still held there. In 2017 the Big 12 Conference decided to hold a conference tournament starting in the 2017 season, it will still be held at this location along with the USA Softball International Cup once all major renovations to the facility are completed in 2020. Oklahoma City will host the Women’s College World Series through 2035, provided the city makes good on its promise to complete a four-phase renovation.

In late summer and early fall of 2018 a new two story state of the art press box was built, and a new LED jumbo tron video scoreboard was also added. Seating capacity (Seating bowl and outfield bleachers.) is to be expanded in time for the 2020 Women's Collage World Series.

In 2007, it was ranked the number eight sporting venue in the state of Oklahoma.

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  1. ^ "ASA Hall of Fame Complex Renovation". Retrieved August 30, 2009.
  2. ^ "ASA/USA Softball announces organization rename and rebrand to USA Softball and unveils new logo". USA Softball. June 30, 2015. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  3. ^ "2013-15 Renovations". USA Softball official website. United States Olympic Committee. Retrieved June 4, 2017.

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