- A premier facility in the area for softball, the Gene Bassman Softball Complex has four irrigated turf fields, all of which are lighted. The complex features bleacher and ADA seating, a centrally located playground, and concessions. The fields are available seven days a week. Fees for use of the softball fields vary depending on the team’s age level and whether the scheduled activity is a game or a practice. For more information or a tour of the complex, please feel free to contact Joplin Parks and Recreation by calling 625-4750 or visit our offices at 3301 West First Street.