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Bud Metheny Baseball Complex

The Bud Metheny Baseball Complex located in Norfolk, VA is home to the Old Dominion Universtiy Monarch basbeall team, who compete in Conference USA. The ballpark has a seating capacity of 2,500 and is named after long-time basketball coach, baseball manager and athletic director Bud Metheny. Coach Metheny worked for the university for over 30 years and served as:

  • Baseball Manager 1948 - 1980 
  • Basketball Coach 1948 - 1965
  • Athletic Director 1963 - 1970

All this was after an 11 year playing career with the New York Yankess that included a World Series Title in 1943. He holds the record for most baseball wins in school history with 423. ODU baseball has continued that success with a few players making it to the MLB:

  • Justin Verlander - Detroit Tigers
  • Daniel Hudson - Chicago White Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Wayne Gomes - Philadelphia Phillies
  • John Montague - Montreal Expos
  • Jeff Ware - Toronto Blue Jays
  • Kevin Bearse - Cleveland Indians



Bud Metheny Baseball Complex

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43rd Street & Elkhorn
Norfolk, VA 23508


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