UFCU Disch–Falk Field
|Former names||Disch-Falk Field|
(1975-August 1, 2006)
|Address||1300 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd|
Austin, Texas 78702
|Coordinates||30°16′47″N 97°43′35″W / 30.27972°N 97.72639°WCoordinates: 30°16′47″N 97°43′35″W / 30.27972°N 97.72639°W|
|Owner||University of Texas|
|Record attendance||10,000 vs. Texas Rangers|
(April 4, 1977)
8,502 vs. Louisiana Tech
(June 4, 2022)
|Field size||Left field: 340 ft (103.5 m)|
Center field: 400 ft (122 m)
Right field: 325 ft (99 m)
Power Alleys: 370-365 ft (112 m)
|Opened||February 17, 1975|
|Construction cost||$2.5 million|
$21 million (2008 renovation)
|Architect||DLR Group (2008 renovation)|
|Texas Longhorns (NCAA) (1975–present)|
UFCU Disch–Falk Field is the baseball stadium of the University of Texas at Austin. It has been home to Texas Longhorns baseball since it opened on February 17, 1975, replacing Clark Field as the home of the Longhorns.
The stadium is named for former Longhorns coaches Billy Disch and Bibb Falk. Beginning August 1, 2006, the name of the stadium was changed to UFCU Disch–Falk Field, following a sponsorship deal with a local credit union, University Federal Credit Union.
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- February 17, 1975 - The Longhorns swept a doubleheader from St. Mary’s, (Texas) 4-0 and 11-0, in their first games on the new field
- April 19, 1975 - Stadium was dedicated as Disch-Falk Field prior to Texas’ doubleheader sweep of TCU (18-3 and 14-0)
- Summer 1979 - New AstroTurf was installed on the infield
- May 19, 1982 - The largest crowd ever to see a collegiate game at Disch-Falk Field – 8,000 fans – saw Texas defeat Oklahoma, 8-0, during the NCAA Central Regional
- Summer 1985 - New AstroTurf was installed on the entire field
- Summer 1989 - A new computerized scoreboard was installed in left field
- Winter 1995 - New AstroTurf was installed on the infield.
- Winter 1996 - The computerized scoreboard was upgraded
- Winter 1999 - New AstroTurf was installed on the entire field, the outfield fence was constructed and padded and the clubhouse and team areas were renovated
- Spring 2005 - New scoreboard with Jumbotron is installed in left field
- August 1, 2006 - Stadium renamed UFCU Dicsh-Falk Field
- Spring 2008 - Work completed on $25.8 million renovation of UFCU Disch–Falk Field
- Fall 2009 - FieldTurf playing surface was installed
- Spring 2012 - New videoboard installed in right field
- Winter 2016 - New FieldTurf playing surface was installed and the fences in the gaps were moved closer
- Winter 2019 - Replaced left field scoreboard with a new videoboard
- Fall 2019 - Opened the 21,500-square-foot J. Dan Brown Family Player Development Center
Note: The entire playing surface, excluding the pitcher's mound, is FieldTurf.
In 2013, the Longhorns ranked 6th among Division I baseball programs in attendance, averaging 5,793 per home game.
In 2012, college baseball writer Eric Sorenson ranked the stadium as the fifth best big game atmosphere in Division I baseball.
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Changes to Disch-Falk
In July 2005, the University announced an $18 million renovation project for Disch-Falk Field. Construction began in late 2006. The Longhorns played their 2007 season at the stadium during the renovation, although a few early season games and the NCAA Regional Tournament were moved to the nearby Dell Diamond. Completed for the 2008 season, the renovated Disch-Falk field was designed by architectural firm DLR Group. The renovations included:
- 107 premium seats added increasing capacity to 6,756
- 17 new suites
- lowering of the seating bowl six feet to field level
- complete replacement of the seating bowl
- expanded concourse
- new team merchandise store
- new full-service ticket office
- expanded concessions and restrooms
- enhanced media services spaces
- new lighting and sound systems
- new metal wall cladding and TPO roof 
- dugouts moved closer to the field
- new bullpens
- new weight training facility
- new team training areas
- new team meeting room
- new coaches offices
- replacement of AstroTurf surface with FieldTurf.  
Before the 2019 season the left field videoboard was completely replaced. The right field scoreboard was installed before the 2012 season.
October 12, 2005, the University announced a $13.1 million gift from University Federal Credit Union as the major gift in the campaign to finance the renovation of the ballpark. In connection with this gift, the name of the stadium changed to UFCU Disch–Falk Field on August 1, 2006.
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- Through June 3, 2022
|1||April 5, 1977||Texas Rangers||L 4-9||10,000||Exhibition, some fans sat in roped-off warning track|
|2||June 4, 2022||Louisiana Tech||W 5-2||8,502||NCAA Austin Regional, Largest Collegiate Game|
|3||June 5, 2022||Air Force||W 10–1||8,325||NCAA Austin Regional Final|
|4||April 2, 1991||Texas Rangers||L 5-12||8,234||Exhibition|
|5||May 29, 1982||Oklahoma||W 8-0||8,000||NCAA Central Regional|
|6||March 29, 2022||Texas A&M||L 9-12||7,990||Largest Regular Season Game|
|7||April 2, 2019||Texas A&M||L 6-9||7,952|
|8||March 16, 2019||Texas Tech||L 0-3||7,879|
|9||April 16, 2010||Texas A&M||W 4-3 (11)||7,876|
|10||May 29, 1994||Oklahoma||L 4-15||7,839||NCAA Central Regional|
|11||May 28, 1994||Nevada||W 16-6||7,825||NCAA Central Regional|
|12||May 27, 1994||Stanford||W 8-4||7,812||NCAA Central Regional|
|13||June 12, 2004||Vanderbilt||W 10-2||7,790||NCAA Austin Super Regional|
|14||May 20, 2011||Texas A&M||W 6-4||7,785|
|15||February 10, 1990||Arizona State||W 11-4||7,782|
|16||March 13, 2012||Texas State||W 6-1||7,748|
|17||April 29, 2012||Texas A&M||W 2-1||7,741|
|18||April 28, 2012||Texas A&M||L 4-12||7,716|
|19||June 3, 2022||Air Force||W 11–3||7,695||NCAA Austin Regional|
|20||March 1, 2019||LSU||W 8-1||7,680|
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2022 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs baseball team
Air Force Falcons baseball
1991 Texas Rangers season
Oklahoma Sooners baseball
2022 Texas A&M Aggies baseball team
2019 Texas A&M Aggies baseball team
2019 Texas Tech Red Raiders baseball team
Texas A&M Aggies baseball
1994 Oklahoma Sooners baseball team
Nevada Wolf Pack baseball
Stanford Cardinal baseball
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