The end of an era: Pressbox provided plenty of memories and too many stairs

The Redord C. Theobold pressbox has been a staple at Suplizio Field and Stocker Stadium for many years. Beginning in the next few days, the pressbox - and the east football stands and first-base baseball stands - will be no more. An $8.3-million rebuilding project will give the stadiums a new look - and a new pressbox.



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The Redord C. Theobold pressbox has been a staple at Suplizio Field and Stocker Stadium for many years. Beginning in the next few days, the pressbox - and the east football stands and first-base baseball stands - will be no more. An $8.3-million rebuilding project will give the stadiums a new look - and a new pressbox.

It sways on windy days. It bounces when someone runs through the hallway. Two people can’t pass side by side when walking down the hall unless one steps into a booth on either…




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