List of baseball parks in Cincinnati

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

Union Cricket Club Grounds a.k.a. Union Grounds or Union Park
Occupants: Cincinnati Red Stockings independent professional (1869-1870)
Location: just west of Lincoln Park; Lincoln Park bounded by Kenner Street (north), Freeman Avenue (now Western Avenue) (east), Hopkins Street (south) and Garrard Street / Lincoln Street (west)
Currently: Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
Avenue Grounds
Occupants: Cincinnati Reds - National League (1876-1879)
Location: about two short blocks west of Spring Grove Avenue, bounded on the south by Alabama Avenue, on the west by Mill Creek, on the north by the imaginary line extending from Monmouth Street, and on the immediate east by railroad tracks
Currently: rail yards
Bank Street Grounds
Occupants:
Cincinnati Reds - NL (1880)
Cincinnati Reds - American Association (1882-1883)
Cincinnati Outlaw Reds - Union Association (1884)
Location: Bank Street (south, third base); McLean Avenue / Spring Grove Avenue (southeast, home plate); Duck Street (southwest, left field); McDermott Street (northwest, center and right fields); houses and Western Avenue (northeast, first base)
Currently: SORTA and CSX Transportation
Crosley Field prev. Redland Field, Palace of the Fans, League Park
Occupants:
Cincinnati Reds - American Association (1884-1889) / National League (1890-1970-mid)
Cincinnati Cubans / Cuban Stars Negro National League (1921)
Cincinnati Tigers Negro American League (1937)
Cincinnati Buckeyes/Clowns Negro American League (1942-1945)
Location: Findlay Street (south); Western Avenue (northeast, angling); York Street (north); McLean Avenue (west)
Currently: industrial park
East End Park
Occupant: Kelly's Killers - American Association (1891 part season)
Location: Humbert Street (southwest, right field); Babb (or Babby) Alley (northeast, some distance beyond third base); Watson Street (southeast, left field); Ridgeley Street (northwest, first base)
Currently: C.L. Harrison Field and Paul Kramer Field in the Schmidt Recreation Complex
Federal Park (Covington, Kentucky)
Occupant: Covington Blue Sox - Federal League (1913 part season)
Location: southwest corner of East 2nd Street and Scott Boulevard - one block south of Ohio River bank, one block west of Roebling Bridge
Currently: parking lot
Riverfront Stadium a.k.a. Cinergy Field
Occupant: Cincinnati Reds - NL (1970-mid - 2002)
Location: 201 East Pete Rose Way
Currently: The Banks mixed-use project
Great American Ball Park
Occupant: Cincinnati Reds - NL (2000-present)
Location: 100 Joe Nuxhall Way

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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. 

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