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The Mississippi State baseball Dugout Club almost doubled its membership from a year ago with a membership that approached 700 this current year. The Dugout Club's primary mission is to provide financial backing for special projects that support the Mississippi State University baseball program.
The Dugout Club, which has annual membership dues of $50, has been responsible for many projects over the past few years such as the following:
Green padding on stadium wall
New batting cage in Grisham Tunnel
New pulley system in Grisham Tunnel
Two dirt mounds in Grisham Tunnel
Rebuilt pitching mound
Rebuilt bullpen mounds
Windscreen on bullpen fences
New helmet and bat racks in dugouts
New netting for on-field batting cage
Batting practice turf protectors
Batting practice hitting mats
Batting practice fungo circles
New tarps for homeplate, mound
New carpet in locker room/players lounge
Tile flooring in equipment room
Satellite TV system for team areas
Framed schedule posters in sky suites
Framed Alumni Game photographs
Retired uniform signs for outfield fence
Repainted centerfield wall
Flooring in tunnels
Flooring in dugouts
Pool table in locker room
Ping pong table in locker room
SEC logo signs for outfield fence
Air conditioning in Grisham Tunnel
New lockers in locker room (to be installed this summer)
Mississippi State head baseball coach Ron Polk has many new projects that he would like to see completed. To do these projects, the MSU coaching staff has set a goal of 1,000 Dugout Club members for this coming year. If you would like to become a member of this very special MSU baseball fan club, click on the Dugout Club membership form link below, print and complete it, then mail it in, along with your $50 membership dues, to the address shown on the membership form.
MSU Baseball Dugout Club Membership Form...
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