Category Archive: Ballparks

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

Pelican Stadium, New Orleans (COURTESY OF DERBY GISCLAIR)

Pelican Stadium (New Orleans)

New Orleans’ first professional baseball team was the Pelicans,…

Braves Field (Boston)

A crowd heads toward Braves Field. The ticket and administration…

Westgate Park (San Diego)

The Pacific Coast League’s San Diego Padres had played in Lane…
Memorial Stadium (Courtesy of the Baltimore Orioles)

Memorial Stadium (Baltimore)

Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, home of the Orioles from 1954…

Sportsman’s Park (St. Louis)

In baseball history there have been certain street corners that…

South End Grounds (Boston)

The End of the Beginning When the Boston Braves left the field…

Jarry Park (Montreal)

Rinky-dink in a most charming way, Jarry Park — or Parc Jarry…

Manhattan Field (New York)

For about a decade near the turn of the last century, now forgotten…

Sulphur Dell (Nashville)

The ballpark was a magnet. It drew boys like Walter Nipper, long…

Armory Park (Toledo, OH)

It seems that baseball has many fathers. Perhaps, for all he…

Swayne Field (Toledo, OH)

In 1955 Toledo, Ohio, suffered the double indignity of losing…

West End Park (Milwaukee)

No major Organized Baseball clubs played in Milwaukee from 1871…

Swinney Park (Fort Wayne)

The Kekionga Ball Grounds hosted the first nine of Fort Wayne’s…

Red Stockings Park (St. Louis)

A little-known, but significant site of early professional baseball…

Robison Field (St. Louis)

The first baseball park built for the club that became the National…

Union Base Ball Park (St. Louis)

Henry V. Lucas was a central figure in the organization of baseball's…

Milwaukee Park (Milwaukee)

The amateur West End club of Milwaukee was formed in 1875 and…

Wright Street Grounds (Milwaukee)

Between 1879 and 1883, Milwaukee did not have a professional…

Lloyd Street Grounds (Milwaukee)

The Milwaukee wooden ballpark that hosted the most major league…

League Park (Cleveland)

The 1931 opening of Cleveland Stadium, also known as Cleveland…

Borchert Field (Milwaukee)

In 1888, Athletic Park replaced the Wright Street Grounds as…

Fair Grounds (Rockford, IL)

Rockford has the distinction of being a part of America’s first…

Kekionga Ball Grounds (Fort Wayne, IN)

Fort Wayne, Indiana, has hosted only 12 major-league games…

Federal League Park (St. Louis)

While the American League Browns played at old Sportsman's Park,…