McConnell-Talbert Stadium
McConnell-Talbert Stadium

 

McConnell-Talbert Stadium
400 South Davis Drive
Warner Robins, Georgia 31088



The property was purchased in 1963 from the United States, Department of Health, Education and Welfare. It was part of Ziegler Housing, built for base employees.

The plans were drawn by Henry Corsini, an architect from Macon. Original blueprints were approved by the Georgia Department of Education on February 12, 1969. It was put out for bid and several bids were received. At the March 11, 1969, Board meeting construction was awarded to Amerson Construction in Macon.

The stadium was originally named the International City Stadium during a Board meeting held May 13, 1969.

On February 8, 1994, it was renamed McConnell-Talbert Stadium in honor of L. A. McConnell, Sr. and Dr. W. G. Talbert, Jr., who had both served as Chairman of the Board of Education.

The following additions and renovations have been done:

1971 – Concessions and Restrooms were completed
1971 – Home Press Box was completed
1984 – Fieldhouse was built
1994 – Renovations
2013 – Renovation included, but not limited to, new restrooms, ticket booths, paint, brick, track replacement, fence replacement, lighting, transformer and visitor’s press box
2015 – Artificial Turf was installed
2015 – Scoreboard was replaced
2016 – Fieldhouse renovation
2016 – Concession equipment upgrades