Lake Charles, La. (March 20, 2024) —  The Lake Charles Gumbeaux Gators announce their decision to split their home slate between two iconic venues, Joe Miller Ballpark and Barbe High School Ballpark, as they gear up for their inaugural season in the Texas Collegiate League (TCL). 

With 24 thrilling home games scheduled, fans can expect nothing short of high-energy baseball action as the Gumbeaux Gators take on opponents from across the league. Featuring a roster of 30 elite players from Division I, II, III, and Junior Colleges, the Gumbeaux Gators promise to deliver top-notch talent and exciting gameplay. 

Home games at Barbe High School include June 7, 8, 9, 13, 15, 20, and 21. The remaining home games, starting June 4, will be played at Joe Miller Ballpark.  

"We are excited to bring the Gumbeaux Gators to Lake Charles and provide our fans with the opportunity to experience high-quality baseball in two fantastic venues," said Sam Moore, general manager of the Lake Charles Gumbeaux Gators. "Whether you're cheering from the stands of Joe Miller Ballpark or Barbe High School Ballpark, we guarantee an unforgettable experience for all." 

The full schedule of home games is available on the official Lake Charles Gumbeaux Gators website at  


Lake Charles Gumbeaux Gators Splitting Home Slate Between Joe Miller Ballpark and Barbe High School Ballpark


About Lake Charles Gumbeaux Gators:   

The Lake Charles Gumbeaux Gators, the newest addition to the Texas Collegiate League (TCL) for the 2024 season, bring an electrifying baseball experience to Southwest Louisiana. With a diverse roster of players from Division I, II, III, and Junior Colleges, the Gumbeaux Gators showcase elite talent from the region and beyond. For more information, visit and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and X (formerly Twitter) at @gumbeauxgators.  


About Visit Lake Charles:     

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