UGA Baseball is one of the best springtime activites Athens has to offer, and a real deal at just $5 general admission.Gene Walker of the McDuffie Mirror took in some Diamond Dogs action at the start of the 2009 season. He writes,
"I think being close to the action in an intimate little setting like Foley Field is my biggest drawing card. Unlike in Turner Field and other major league parks, the fans are very much a part of the game. You can hear the pop of the mitt and the ping of the bat as if you were holding them. I know the men in blue can hear the catcalls and best of all the players and fans are all in it together. There's nothing like a run scoring double in a big game by ole' state U. . . . Mark your calendar and make the quick trip to Athens for a game. If you do, I think you will find that I have given you some good advice. The advice is free, but it will cost you $5 to get in the game. Not a bad deal. " Read more.