Category Archive: Ballparks

On this page find all published SABR biographies of major-league, minor-league, and Negro League ballparks.

East Field (Glens Falls, NY)

East Field as pictured in 2021.   Over the course of…
Louisville Slugger Field (Courtesy of the Louisville Bats)

Louisville Slugger Field (Louisville, KY)

Set amid concrete parking lots and crisscrossing interstate…

Superdome (New Orleans, LA)

The exterior of the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana, is…
Entrance to Four Mile Run Park in Arlington, Virginia (City of Arlington)

Four Mile Run Park (Alexandria, VA)

Entrance to Four Mile Run Park in Arlington, Virginia, in the…
Ticket to the Blue Jays home opener at SkyDome on June 5, 1989 (Courtesy of Gwyneth Gibson)

SkyDome (Toronto)

The term “nova” is a good metaphor for describing the story…
McDonough Park, circa 2012 (Photo: Kurt Blumenau)

McDonough Park (Geneva, NY)

Pete Rose started there. Bernice Gera, professional baseball’s…
Maple Leaf Stadium, circa 1961. (City of Toronto Archives)

Maple Leaf Stadium (Toronto)

Maple Leaf Stadium, circa 1929. (City of Toronto Archives)   Toronto…
Pitcher Gordon Zabasky winds up on the mound at Montgomery Field, April 1957 (Courtesy of Near Loving's Bend Photo Archives | www.senmhs.org)

Montgomery Field (Carlsbad, NM)

Pitcher Gordon Zabasky winds up on the mound at Montgomery…

Jefferson Street Grounds (Philadelphia)

The Jefferson Street Neighborhood in 1860. From 24th Street…
St. George Grounds in Staten Island, NY (COURTESY OF LARRY DEFILLIPIO)

St. George Grounds (Staten Island, NY)

St. George Grounds began as a paradise, created alongside the…
Scranton-Dunmore Stadium (Courtesy of Nick Petula / Lackawanna Historical Society)

Scranton-Dunmore Stadium (Dunmore, PA)

Fourteen seasons. That’s all it took for Scranton-Dunmore…
Wahconah Park in Pittsfield, Massachusetts (KURT BLUMENAU)

Wahconah Park (Pittsfield, MA)

Wahconah Park: an outdated barn or a precious relic? A swamp…
Game action at South Side Park, later Schorling Park, in 1907. (CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM)

Schorling Park (Chicago)

South Side Park, later known as Schorling Park, located on…
Eastern Park in Brooklyn, New York (COURTESY OF BILL LAMB)

Eastern Park (Brooklyn, NY)

  Erected in 1890 to furnish a home field for Brooklyn’s…
Federal League Park in Indianapolis, looking in from the right-field fence. (Indianapolis News, January 27, 1917)

Federal League Park (Indianapolis, IN)

Federal League Park in Indianapolis, looking in from the right-field…
The Ballpark at Old Orchard Beach, circa 2023 (Courtesy of Kurt Blumenau)

The Ballpark (Old Orchard Beach, ME)

The Ballpark at Old Orchard Beach, as pictured in 2023. (Courtesy…

Johnson Field (Johnson City, NY)

The Southern Tier Expressway does not lend itself to reflection…
Ridgewood Park, New York City (COURTESY OF BILL LAMB)

Ridgewood Park (New York)

For three consecutive seasons in the late 1880s, the Brooklyn…
Silver Stadium, Rochester, NY (KURT BLUMENAU)

Silver Stadium (Rochester, NY)

For close to 70 years, the rich baseball history of Rochester,…
Ruppert Stadium, the home of the Monarchs. The stadium was first known as Muehlebach Field (1923), then Ruppert Stadium (1937), and later Blues Stadium (1943). It was completely rebuilt and renamed Municipal Stadium in 1955. (Courtesy Noir-Tech Research, Inc.)

Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City)

Ruppert Stadium was the home of the Kansas City Monarchs…

Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)

If “What’s past is prologue,” as Shakespeare wrote,1 Ruppert…

Passon Field (Philadelphia, PA)

Passon Field has been renamed Pollock Field and is still…

League Park (Fort Wayne, IN)

The last two of Fort Wayne’s 12 major-league games were played…

Athletic Park (Minneapolis)

A number of sites and facilities, usually short-lived, were used…