Roberto Clemente Field

Roberto Clemente Field, located in Boston's Back Bay Fens, serves as Emmanuel's home field, as well as an important community recreational resource.

  • Named in honor of the legendary Hall of Fame baseball player and humanitarian
  • Located in the Back Bay Fens, the city's 1,100-acre chain of parks and waterways known as the Emerald Necklace, designed in the late 19th century by Frederick Law Olmsted
  • Initial restoration in 2009; turf replaced and track resurfaced in 2019, both in partnership with the Yawkey Foundation

In 2009, Emmanuel College and the Yawkey Foundation, in partnership with the city of Boston, contributed $4 million to restore the historic, city-owned Roberto Clemente Field, an important community athletic resource in the Back Bay Fens, across the street from Emmanuel's campus.

The complex features:

  • a 120,000-square-foot
  • NCAA-regulation synthetic turf field
  • a three-lane, rubberized all-weather track
  • practice facilities for expanded track and field events, including high jump, long jump, triple jump, discus, javelin and shot put
  • Musco® lighting
  • scoreboard
  • stands and benches for handicap seating.

The field serves as home field for Emmanuel College softball, men's and women's soccer and lacrosse teams, as well as the practice facility for men's and women's track and field.

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