View From Jim Patterson Stadium

One of the many good things about watching University of Louisville baseball is the incredible view over the center field fence. The magnificent edifice of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium is a constant presence, one of the best views around of the stadium’s front porch.

With the twin pillars, the swooping white roof, the wall of windows encasing the Brown & Williamson Club, the architectural scale and detail of the stadium says first class in every respect. This view of the football stadium never gets old, a continuing reminder of how far the university’s athletic programs have advanced over the last 20 years.

Jim Patterson Stadium, of course, is another impressive example, with a nationally ranked team as the primary tenant and with an extraordinary playing surface for a field.

Quite a contrast from peering behind a post in the old Fairgrounds Stadium for decades. The view never gets old.

Author: Charlie Springer

Charlie Springer is a former Louisville editor and sportswriter, as well as a public affairs consultant, a UofL grad and longtime fan.