Welcome to the home of Batesville baseball. Dedicated in honor of the legendary, long time Parks director and baseball enthusiast, Terry Sims, this complex is simply fantastic! Choose from seven dedicated baseball fields, two dedicated youth softball fields, two baseball/softball fields, three dedicated adult softball fields or three T-Ball fields to suit your needs. Two concession stands and bathrooms are located on opposite ends of the complex to provide convenience for whichever park you are attending. Ample parking is available, come see what the buzz is about!
Here is Batesville baseball at it’s finest. Seven dedicated baseball fields are set to accommodate your needs with three separate, practice batting cages. Designed with the colors and layout replicating MLB parks, show your allegiance and choose from Chase Field, Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, Minute Maid, Comerica, Busch Stadium and Yankee Stadium to fit your style. All parks are sure to please for spectators and players alike as there is not a bad seat in the house. Concessions and handicap accessible bathrooms are located in close proximity to all the fields for your convenience. Now, Let’s PLAY BALL!
|1 & 2 – youth softball or baseball, no pitching mound, 60 ft base paths and 200ft fence|
|3-7 – youth baseball, pitching mounds from 46ft-50ft, adjustable base paths to 60ft-70ft|
|Field 2 – baseball 90ft base paths, 60ft 6 in pitching rubber, and 375 ft center field.|
|Field 3 – Baseball, either 90ft or 75ft base paths, 360ft center field|
Stroll onto these two dedicated youth and two baseball/softball fields and soak in the tradition of Batesville softball greatness. Championship plaques are placed between fields to encourage competitive, hard-fought team play. The four fields quarter, conveniently to each other, creating a wheel with the bathrooms and concession serving as the hub for most of your non-softball needs. Come see if you can etch your name onto a plaque with your softball prowess, be part of the history.
|Field 1 – Youth softball, 200ft base down foul lines|
|Field 4 – Youth softball, 200ft base down foul lines|
Adult Softball Fields
Every adult wants to relive their athletic glory days, three dedicated adult softball fields will do the trick! With concessions and bathrooms a short ways away, spectators won’t miss a bit of the action. The durable Bermuda grass turf will stand up to the toughest test for the most active adults. Fences in challenging but Home Run inviting distances are sure to have everyone “Swinging for the Fences”… so take your best shot.
|Field 5, 6 , 7 – adult softball fields, 300ft+ fences|
The beginnings of baseball and softball careers can be made here at the 3 T-Ball fields, 1 of the fields is large enough to accommodate U10 softball. Kids experience the feel of big time baseball, but in a close, intimate atmosphere. Grass outfields and gravel infields make for easy and uniform surfaces for introducing basic skills. It all starts here. All fields include adjustable pitching and base length with 150 ft fences.
|Chase Field – Grass and dirt infield, 238 ft home run wall, black color theme|
|Wrigley Field – Grass and dirt infield, 238 ft home run wall, blue color theme|
|Fenway Park – Grass and dirt infield, 235 ft home run wall, blue color theme|
|Minute Maid – Grass and dirt infield, 270 ft home run wall, grey color theme|
|Comerica – Grass and dirt infield, 270 ft home run wall, blue color theme|
|Busch Stadium – Grass and dirt infield, 237 ft home run wall, red color theme|
|Yankee Stadium – Grass and dirt infield, 257 ft home run wall, grey color theme|
Terry Sims Diamond Sports Complex
3045 East Main Street,
Batesville, AR 72501