UAPB raises $1.34 million for baseball complex

PINE BLUFF, Ark., (AP) - The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has raised $1.34 million so far in the first phase of its effort to build a $9 million baseball complex.

The donations include $500,000 from Pine Bluff native and Los Angeles Angels outfield Torii Hunter.

The complex will be named for Hunter.

Construction on the first phase includes a baseball field that's to be ready in time for the spring baseball season.

The overall project includes an indoor training facility, a baseball field and stadium and a softball field that can also be used for Little League baseball tournaments.

Information from: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette,

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