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The DICK'S Sporting Goods PONY League World Series

Lew Hays Pony Field

Named after one of the founding fathers of PONY Baseball, Lew Hays Pony Field is the home of the PONY League World Series. It has been called home since as far back as 1953 and for the last 37-consecutive years, the annual August Classic has been played right in the backyards of those in Washington, Pennsylvania. 

Fans interested in locating Lew Hays Pony Field, its address: Park Road No. 1 Washington, PA 15301. We also suggest using 200 Dunn Avenue for GPS coordinates. Lew Hays Pony Field is located in Washington Park, NOT at Wild Things Park, the home of the Washington Wild Things and next to the PONY Baseball & Softball Headquarters.

Other park features:
- Bleacher* and lawn seating for approximately 4,000 guests
- Restrooms located behind the press box and left field
- Concession stand offering a variety of menu and special options on the first base side
- Souvenir stand featuring a multitude of past and present PLWS merchandise
- The original multi-level press box, with the top floor being used as the Hospitality Suite

*For those who are in need of assistance, the DICK'S Sporting Goods PONY League World Series offers handicapped parking. Go to our Parking Map to view our designated handicapped parking area location. All handicapped persons are advised to use the main entrance across from the handicapped parking area, next to the main concession stand, to enter Lew Hays PONY Field. Handicapped seating is also available along the top row of the first base line bleachers and the middle row of the third base bleachers                                                              .

Dimensions of Lew Hays PONY Field:

  • 250 feet—Left Field Line
  • 250 feet—Right Field Line
  • 305 feet—Straight Away Center Field
  • 26 feet—Distance between home plate and backstop

Other Rules

  • Teams will NOT be permitted infield practice.
  • WARM-UP ONLY on the field.
  • PER PONY RULES, NO ARTIFICIAL NOISEMAKERS WILL BE PERMITTED.
  • Items not permitted inside of Lew Hays PONY Field include coolers, drinks, food, pets, any tobacco or alcohol related products, and drugs or weapons of any kind.

Surface:

The infield is composed of grass with dirt cutouts for the mound and the bases. Outfield is also composed of grass and warning track. The warning track is an average of ten feet wide and consists of crushed red brick dust. The infield texture is a 78% sand/clay mixture. There are two coaching boxes. The pitching rubber is 8 inches higher than home plate. The pitching distance is 54 feet and the bases are 80 feet apart. The outfield fence has an average height of 10 feet.

Contact Us

PO Box 1115 
Washington, Pennsylvania 15301 [email protected]
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