Alabama Coach Mitch Gaspard said, “Mobile is another opportunity for us to go into southern Alabama and bring our brand to Mobile. I think it’s just another chance for us to go out throughout the state this year and get out there, have people that may not be able to watch us play, get to see a series or even if it’s one game.”
Due to the redevelopment of Sewell-Thomas Stadium, Alabama will be hosting its home games at various locales in 2015, including Mobile, Montgomery, Birmingham and a majority of the season’s home games at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
The Tide has squared off twice in the past with Lipscomb, first in 2006, with Alabama cruising to a 15-2 win. The most recent meeting between the two teams came in 2008, with the Tide securing an 8-4 victory pushing Alabama to 2-0 all-time vs. the Bison.
Hank Aaron Stadium is named after Mobile native and record-breaking Hall of Famer Henry Aaron, Jr. “The Hank” opened on April 17, 1997, welcoming minor league baseball back to Mobile after a 27-year absence. The stadium can seat up to 6,000 in reserved seats and includes 23 luxury boxes located only 52 feet from home plate.
Fans wishing to purchase tickets at Hank Aaron Stadium can contact the Alabama Athletics Ticket Office at www.RollTide.com, by calling (205) 348-2262, or in person at the TIDE PRIDE/Ticket Office located inside Coleman Coliseum.