Category Archive: Ballparks

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

The second iteration of Fort Worth's ballpark, built in 2001 on the site of the original.

LaGrave Field (Fort Worth, TX)

LaGrave Field is the name of two baseball parks in Fort Worth,…

Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium

From its beginning, as a plank in Ivan Allen’s campaign platform…

Lane Field (San Diego)

Lane Field was the home of the Pacific Coast League’s San Diego…

Olympic Stadium (Montreal)

Editor's note: This article was selected as a winner of the 2014…

Wade Stadium (Duluth)

When Miles Wolff first came to Duluth, Minnesota, and saw Wade…

Fenway Park (Boston)

The Boston Red Sox celebrated the 100th birthday of Fenway Park…

Shea Stadium (New York)

“Nobody has ever called Shea Stadium a cathedral,” wrote…

County Stadium (Milwaukee)

Milwaukee was ready for major-league baseball in 1953. More…

Forbes Field (Pittsburgh)

Baseball links geography, and rivalry. In 1908 Philadelphia constructed…
Boston rooters gather in center field, on rooftops, and seated on the outfield fence to see the Boston Americans play the New York Highlanders (Yankees) in a pivotal doubleheader in 1904.

Huntington Avenue Grounds (Boston)

Before the 1901 season the ballpark called Huntington Avenue…

Congress Street Grounds (Boston)

The Congress Street Grounds in Boston had a short, but illustrious,…

National League Park (Louisville, KY)

Baseball came to Louisville prior to the Civil War. The Louisville…

League Park (Louisville, KY)

When Louisville's Eclipse Park burned late in the 1892 season…

Metropolitan Stadium (Bloomington, MN)

Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, Minnesota, served the…

Metrodome (Minneapolis)

The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis was a functional,…

Polo Grounds (New York)

The Polo Grounds, an odd name for an odd stadium, was home…

Nicollet Park (Minneapolis)

The Minneapolis Millers had a number of locales to hang their…

Lexington Park (St. Paul, MN)

Lexington Park served as the home of the St. Paul Saints from…

Midway Stadium (St. Paul, MN)

In the 1950s, the two American Association teams in Minnesota,…

Dale and Aurora Grounds (St. Paul, MN)

In late 1893 Byron Bancroft "Ban" Johnson, a writer for the Cincinnati…

Fort Street Grounds (St. Paul, MN)

The 1884 season marked the first year in which Minnesota had…

Downtown Park (St. Paul, MN)

In 1897 the St. Paul team in the Western League, then known as…

Athletic Park (St. Paul, MN)

The 1887 St. Paul team, a member of the Northwestern League,…

Wrigley Field (Los Angeles)

Los Angeles's Wrigley Field in was built and opened in 1925…