Watertown, New York
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The Watertown Pirates were a Short-Season Class-A minor league baseball team located in Watertown, New York. The team played in the New York–Penn League from 1983 to 1998. They played their home games at the Duffy Fairgrounds Ball Park.
From 1983 until 1988 the club was affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Some notable Pirates, players from this era are Tim Wakefield, Jay Buhner, and Moisés Alou. In 1989 the team became in an affiliate of the Cleveland Indians and were renamed the Watertown Indians. The team relocated to Staten Island, New York for the 1999 season and became the Staten Island Yankees.
- Baseball Reference
- Photographs of Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds, former home of the Watertown Indians – Rochester Area Ballparks
- Listing of minor league baseball teams in Watertown, New York, with rosters and statistics
- Last owner biographies
- NY-Penn League Team History (1998–2005)
- Move to Staten Island
- More on the move to Staten Island
- More on Sandlot Sports
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