Palmer Field

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Coordinates: 41°33′23″N 72°40′14″W / 41.556458°N 72.67051°W / 41.556458; -72.67051

Palmer Field is a multi-use baseball, soccer, and football stadium located in Middletown, Connecticut.

The Field is home to the Xavier High School baseball and football teams, and is also used by the Middletown American Legion Baseball team. The bleachers surrounding the baseball diamond are a part of William Pomfret Stadium, as it reads on the back of the pressbox. In 1993 and 1994, the first two editions of the Ivy League Baseball Championship Series were held at the field, with Yale claiming its only titles in the event.[1] The field has played host the The NCAA Division III New England Regional Baseball Tournament, with nearby Wesleyan University acting as host school. Also in 1988 and 1999 the field hosted the American Legion Baseball World Series. It has also held several regional American Legion tournaments.

The Middletown Giants of the New England Collegiate Baseball League used Palmer Field as their home park from 1994 to 2003 when the team moved to Holyoke, Massachusetts to become the Holyoke Giants.

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  1. ^ The Ivy League Baseball Records Book 2011-12. Ivy League. p. 17. Retrieved June 6, 2012.