List of baseball parks in Atlanta

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This is a list of venues used for professional baseball in Atlanta, Georgia. The information is a compilation of the information contained in the references listed.

(ballparks uncertain)
Atlanta Black Crackers - Negro Leagues (1919-1952)
Peters Park
Occupant: Atlanta - Southern League (1885-mid-1886) (1888-1889 part season)
Location: West Peachtree Street Northwest; North Avenue Northeast
Brisbane Park
Occupant: Atlanta Crackers - Southern League (1892-1893,1896-1898) - some sources say Southeastern League for (1896-1897)
Location: Crumley Street Southwest (north); Glenn Street Southwest (south); Ira Street Southwest
Currently: part of or adjacent to Phoenix Park public park
Athletic Grounds
Occupant: Atlanta Crackers - Southern League (1894-1895)
Location: Jackson Street Northeast; Irwin Street (similar to 1896 ballpark)
Show Grounds
Occupant: Atlanta Crackers - Southern League (1896 some games)
Location: Jackson Street Northeast (west); Irwin Street Northeast; Boulevard Northeast (east)
Currently: On or near Martin Luther King, Jr. Historic Site
Piedmont Park
Occupant: Atlanta Crackers - Southern Association (1902-1906)
Location: Piedmont Avenue Northeast (west/north); 10th Street Northeast (south); Monroe Drive Northeast (east)
Previously: site of Piedmont Exposition
Currently: the larger public park is Atlanta's central park; softball and soccer fields exist
Ponce de Leon Park a.k.a. Spiller Park / Spiller Field (1924–1932)
Occupants:
Atlanta Crackers - Southern Association (1907-1961)
Atlanta Black Crackers - Negro Leagues (1920s)
Atlanta Black Crackers - Negro American League (1938)
Atlanta Crackers - International League (1962-64)
Location: 650 Ponce de Leon Avenue Northeast (south, first base); Lakeview Avenue Northeast (west, third base); Southern Railroad (east/northeast, right/center field)
Currently: Midtown Place shopping center
Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium a.k.a. Fulton County Stadium a.k.a. Atlanta Stadium
Occupants:
Atlanta Crackers - IL (1965 only)
Atlanta Braves - NL (1966 - 1996)
Location: 521 Capitol Avenue Southeast (right/center field); Fulton Street Southwest (north, left field); Clarke Street Southwest / Pollard Boulevard Southwest (west, third base / home plate); Georgia Avenue Southwest (south, first base)
Currently: parking lot for Turner Field
Turner Field reconfigured from Centennial Olympic Stadium
Occupant: Atlanta Braves - NL (1997-present)
Location: 755 Hank Aaron Drive Southeast (a.k.a. Capitol Avenue Southeast - right field); Georgia Avenue Southwest (north, left field); Pollard Boulevard Southwest / Washington Street Southwest (west, third base); Bill Lucas Drive Southwest (south, first base); across Georgia Avenue to the south from Atlanta Stadium
Previously: parking lot for Atlanta Stadium

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References[edit]

  • Peter Filichia, Professional Baseball Franchises, Facts on File, 1993.
  • Benson, Michael (1989). Ballparks of North America: A Comprehensive Historical Reference to Baseball Grounds, Yards, and Stadiums, 1845 to Present. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. ISBN 0-89950-367-5. 
  • Lowry, Philip J. (1992). Green Cathedrals: The Ultimate Celebration of All 271 Major League and Negro League Ballparks Past and Present. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley. ISBN 0-201-56777-6.