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The University shares a strong community relationship with the Pensacola Pelicans, a minor league Baseball Team located in Pensacola. Their home field, Pelican Park, is located on the eastern portion of the Main Campus property. In 1955, the Florida Legislature authorized the State Board of Education to locate a state university in Escambia County. UWF became the sixth state university of the State University System of Florida. [University of West Florida website.](