Waverly Fairgrounds

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Waverly Fairgrounds or Waverly Park was the home of the Elizabeth Resolutes baseball club. The Resolutes participated in the National Association 1873 season, so Waverly is considered a major league ballpark by those who count the NA as a major league.

The park was located in a community called Waverly, which was bordered by Lower Road, Haynes Avenue, and Frelinghuysen Street. The site is now split by Weequahic Park in Newark[1] and B'nai Jeshuron Cemetery in Elizabeth.[2]

The Resolutes played all of eight games at Waverly, all losses, during their forlorn 2-21 season.


  1. ^ Post-Roth Newark, The New York Times, October 15, 2004
  2. ^ Waverly Fairgrounds, Project Ballpark, accessed February 6, 2007

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Coordinates: 40°41′35″N 74°12′18″W / 40.693°N 74.205°W / 40.693; -74.205