List of baseball parks in Boston

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South End Grounds
Huntington Avenue Grounds
Fenway Park

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

South End Grounds
Occupant: Boston Red Stockings/Beaneaters/Braves - National Association (1871-1875) / National League (1876 - 1914 part)
Location: Walpole Street (southwest, home plate); railroad tracks (northwest, left field); Columbus Avenue (southeast, right field)
Currently: Parking lot between Northeastern University's Columbus Parking Garage and Ruggles Station of the Orange Line of the MBTA
Dartmouth Grounds a.k.a. Union Park
Occupant: Boston Reds/Unions - Union Association (1884)
Location: Dartmouth Street and Huntington Avenue
Congress Street Grounds
Occupants:
Boston Reds - Players' League (1890) / American Association (1891)
Boston Beaneaters - NL (1894 part)
Location: Congress Street (south); Farnsworth Street (west)
Currently: Industrial, warehouses
Huntington Avenue Grounds
Occupant: Boston Red Sox - American League (1901-1912)
Location: Huntington Avenue (northwest, left field); Rogers (now Forsyth) Street (southwest, third base); railroad tracks (southeast, first base); across the tracks to the north from South End Grounds
Currently: Solomon Court at Cabot Center on the campus of Northeastern University
Braves Field
Occupant: Boston Braves - NL (mid-1915 - 1952)
Location: Commonwealth Avenue (south, first base); Gaffney Street (east, right field); railroad tracks (north, left field); Babcock Street (west, third base)
Currently: Nickerson Field
Fenway Park
Occupants:
Boston Red Sox - American League (1912-present)
Boston Braves - NL (1914 part - 1915 part)
Location: 4 Yawkey Way (Jersey Street) (southwest, third base); Brookline Avenue (northwest, left field corner); Lansdowne Street (north, left field); Ipswich Street (east, right field); Van Ness Street (southeast, first base)

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Peter Filichia, Professional Baseball Franchises, Facts on File, 1993.
  • Phil Lowry, Green Cathedrals, several editions.
  • Michael Benson, Ballparks of North America, McFarland, 1989.
  • Lawrence Ritter, Lost Ballparks, Penguin, 1992.
  • Marc Okkonen, Baseball Memories 1900-1909, Sterling, 1992.

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