List of baseball parks in the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex
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This is a list of venues used for professional baseball in the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex, which consists of Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington. The information is a compilation of the information contained in the references listed.
- Gaston Park - built "in the 1880s"
- Occupants (early entries are uncertain):
- Dallas Browns - Texas League (1884 only)
- Dallas Hams/Tigers - Texas League (1888-1890)
- Dallas Sullivan's Steers - Texas League (1895)
- Dallas Navigators/Steers/Scrappers/Colts - Texas Southern League/Texas League 1896, TL (1897 - 1898 part season)
- Dallas Steers/Giants - Texas League (1902-18)
- Location: Second Avenue and Parry Avenue, currently the site of the Texas State Fairgrounds Music Hall
- Gardner Park (I)
- Occupant: Dallas Marines/Submarines/Steers - Texas League (1919 - mid-1924)
- Location: Jefferson Boulevard and Comal Street
- Burnett Field orig. Gardner Park (II) a.k.a. Steers Park, Rebels Park, Eagles Stadium
- Location: 1500 East Jefferson Boulevard (west, first base), Brazos Street (north, third base); Colorado Boulevard (south, right field); Trinity River (east, left field); across the street from the original
- Cotton Bowl
- Occupant: Dallas Eagles - TL (1950 opening game only)
- Location: 1300 Robert B. Cullum Boulevard, within Texas State Fairgrounds
- name of ballpark(s) unknown
- Fort Worth - North Texas League 1903-04
- Fort Worth - Dixie Association 1971 only
- Hayne's Park - Fort Worth ca. 1880-1900
- Fort Worth Panthers - Texas League (1888-90, 92 part season)
- Fort Worth Panthers - Texas Southern League (1895) reorganized as Texas League (1896-1898)
- Location: "in the 'Prairie' area near downtown" (per Benson)
- Panther Park
- Occupant: Fort Worth Panthers - Texas League (1902-25)
- Location: the "west side of North Main Street, a few blocks from" the eventual LaGrave Field
- LaGrave Field
- Fort Worth Panthers/Cats - Texas League (1926-1942, 1946-1958)
- Fort Worth Cats - American Association (1959)
- Dallas-Fort Worth Rangers - American Association (1960-1962) / Pacific Coast League (1963) split-schedule with LaGrave Field
- Fort Worth Cats - Texas League (1964 only)
- Fort Worth Cats - Central Baseball League (2002-2005) / American Association (2006-2011) / North American League (2012) / United League Baseball (2013-2014)
- Location: 301 NE 6th Street
- Lon Goldstein Field
- Occupant: Fort Worth Cats - Central Baseball League (2001 only)
- Location: Joe B. Rushing Road (north, left field), beyond which is Rolling Hills Park; C.A. Roberson Boulevard (west, third base), across which is Tarrant County College South Campus; athletic facilities and the football stadium, and then Interstate Highway 20 (south, first base); and soccer fields and Wichita Street (east, right field)
- Arlington Stadium orig. Turnpike Stadium
- Location: 1500 South Copeland Road, just west of Six Flags Over Texas
- Globe Life Park in Arlington prev. The Ballpark in Arlington, Ameriquest Field in Arlington, and Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
- Occupant: Texas Rangers - AL (1994-present)
- Location: 1000 Ballpark Way, near the site of Arlington Stadium
- 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.
- Holaday, Chris; Presswood, Mark (2004). Baseball in Dallas. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 0-7385-3282-7.
- Kayser, Tom; King, David (2005). Baseball in the Lone Star State: Texas League's Greatest Hits. Trinity University Press. ISBN 978-1-59534-012-2.