Birmingham is the most populous city in the state of Alabama with a population of over 200,000. The cultural and entertainment capital of the state with numerous art galleries in the area, Birmingham ranks as one of the most important business centers in the Southeastern United States.
First built in 1981 and named after Larry Striplin, Jr., a 1951 graduate, all-star athlete and Birmingham-Southern Sports Hall of Fame inductee, Striplin Field has a seating capacity of 1,000. Dimensions of the field are 321 feet to right field, 324 to left, 365 in the alleys and 390 to center. A new clubhouse was added, which houses the players' locker room, showers and laundry facilities.