Derks Field

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Derks Field
Location 1300 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
Owner City of Salt Lake City
Operator City of Salt Lake City
Capacity 5,000 (1947-1957)
10,000 (1958-1993)
Surface Natural Grass
Broke ground February 1947
Opened May 23, 1947
Expanded 1958
Closed 1993
Salt Lake City Bees (PioL/PCL) (1947–1984)
Salt Lake City Trappers (PioL) (1985–1992)
Salt Lake Sting (APSL) (1990–1991)

Derks Field was a baseball stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah. It was the home field of the Salt Lake Bees, Salt Lake Gulls, and the Salt Lake City Trappers of the Pioneer Baseball League until Smith's Ballpark opened on the same site in 1994. It also hosted the Salt Lake Sting of the American Professional Soccer League. The stadium held 10,000 spectators and opened in 1947. It was named for Salt Lake Tribune sports editor John C. Derks.


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Coordinates: 40°44′26″N 111°53′34″W / 40.74056°N 111.89278°W / 40.74056; -111.89278