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Jim Long Field

Jim Long Softball FieldThe Hill’s varsity softball diamond is located near the entrance to the Far Fields, just above the Beech Street tennis courts and the varsity baseball diamond.  In 2014, the field was renovated and renamed Jim Long Field in memory of former varsity softballcoach Jim Long. The renovations added fully enclosed dugouts for both Hill and the visiting teams, as well as an electronic scoreboard in right field. Jim Long Field also has an outfield fence, bullpen areas for each team, and an enclosed hitting tunnel.  

Dedication of the Jim Long Field

The Jim Long Field was dedicated prior to The Hill vs. Lawrenceville varsity softball game on April 25, 2015. Jim Long was a beloved teacher, dorm parent, and coach at The Hill for 30 years from 1977 until his unexpected passing in July, 2007. During the final four years of his life, Long was The Hill’s head varsity softball coach.

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