Aerial image of Maple City Park in the early 1950s (Courtesy of HornellHome.com)

Maple City Park (Hornell, NY)

  The history of Maple City Park in Hornell, New York,…
Diagram of Oakland Park in Jersey City, New Jersey (Courtesy of Bill Lamb)

Oakland Park (Jersey City, NJ)

Days before the start of the 1889 National League season, New…
Sanders Field, circa 1953 (Courtesy of the Eastern Benton County Historical Society)

Sanders-Jacobs Field (Kennewick, WA)

As a kid growing up in Pasco across the river, being able to…

East Field (Glens Falls, NY)

East Field as pictured in 2021.   Over the course of…

Ebbets Field (Brooklyn, NY)

The iconic main entry of Ebbets Field was located at the…
Watt Powell Park in the early 2000s (Courtesy of Charleston Gazette-Mail)

Watt Powell Park (Charleston, WV)

“I remember these summer days when it was hot and that cool…
Louisville Slugger Field (Courtesy of the Louisville Bats)

Louisville Slugger Field (Louisville, KY)

Set amid concrete parking lots and crisscrossing interstate…
The entrance to Baker Bowl, 1915 (Library of Congress)

Baker Bowl (Philadelphia)

Why would you ever call it Baker Bowl, When all Baker did Was…

Superdome (New Orleans, LA)

The exterior of the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana, is…

Yankee Stadium (New York)

In 1939, Yankee Stadium hosted the seventh All-Star Game…
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?…
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…