Category Archive: Ballparks

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

Sprague Field (Bloomfield, NJ)

Located about 15 miles west across the Hudson River from midtown…

Metropolitan Park (New York)

At the close of the 1883 season, the Metropolitan Exhibition…

Waverly Fairgrounds (Elizabeth, NJ)

Elizabeth, New Jersey, belongs in the roster of major-league…

Hinchliffe Stadium (Paterson, NJ)

Once a gem, its luster long since faded along with its utility,…

Dyckman Oval (New York)

This ballpark in the far northern reaches of Manhattan stood…
Camden Yards (COURTESY OF THE BALTIMORE ORIOLES)

Oriole Park at Camden Yards (Baltimore, MD)

  Baseball only decrees 90 feet between bases and 60…

Coors Field (Denver)

Coors Field opened for baseball on April 26, 1995. The Colorado…

Mile High Stadium (Denver)

Imagine two strangers stranded on a South Sea island from Taos,…

Union Park (Baltimore)

Although the home grounds of the Baltimore Orioles of the nineteenth…

Dartmouth Street Grounds (Boston)

The Dartmouth Street Grounds in Boston hosted major-league baseball…
Greenlee Field in Pittsburgh (NOIRTECH RESEARCH, INC.)

Greenlee Field (Pittsburgh)

Greenlee Field, located in the 2500 block of Bedford Avenue,…

Arlington Stadium (Texas)

Arlington Stadium has a history that deserves to be told. It…

Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)

When the Washington Senators1 were founded in 1891, they played…

Rickwood Field (Birmingham)

The history of Rickwood Field is a story worth telling and…

Hiram Bithorn Stadium (San Juan, PR)

The first major-league baseball game this writer ever saw was…

Honolulu Stadium

From 1926 through 1976, a wooden stadium stood at the corner…

Sixto Escobar Stadium (San Juan, PR)

This multi-purpose facility has been called “The Madison…

Wilmington Park (Delaware)

Wilmington, Delaware’s earliest professional baseball team,…

Crosley Field (Cincinnati)

Crosley Field was the “married” name of Cincinnati’s beloved…

Jacobs Field (Cleveland, OH)

The first regular-season game at Jacobs Field was played on…

Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh)

Three Rivers Stadium; if it wasn’t the most picturesque coliseum…

Cleveland Stadium

I am gone and forgotten. People who sat in my seats rarely…

Rocky Point Grounds (Warwick, RI)

From 1891 to 1917, Rocky Point was the site of dozens of Sunday…

Wrigley Field (Chicago)

It was built on the site of a former theological seminary (of…