Granderson Stadium Grand Opening

GrandersonUrbanWorks’ and Populous’ designed UICs Curtis Granderson Stadium officially opened on April 17, 2014. Granderson, a Flames Hall of Famer and current New York Mets outfielder was present to throw the first pitch. Granderson’s gift of $5 million to UIC is the largest one-time donation from a professional athlete to their alma mater. The new ball bark has total capacity of 1,784 seats, a press box, media suite, training room, team room, and two outdoor turf practice fields.