List of baseball parks in Jersey City, New Jersey

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This is a list of venues used for professional baseball in Jersey City, New Jersey. It is a compilation of the information contained in the references listed.

Roosevelt Stadium
Grand Street Grounds
Home of:
Jersey City Jerseys – Eastern League (mid-1885 – 1886)
Jersey City Skeeters – International League (1887)
Location: Grand Street; and in the general vicinity of Prior Street and Montgomery Street
Currently: commercial and residential
Oakland Park
Home of:
Jersey City Skeeters – Central League (1888)
Jersey City Jerseys – Atlantic Association (1889 - mid-1890)
New York GiantsNL (1889 - 2 games)[1]
Location: Oakland Avenue (northwest); Hoboken Avenue (southwest - grandstand location); Bonner (now Baldwin) Avenue (southeast); Fleet Street (northeast).
Currently: Residential and commercial buildings
Johnston Avenue Grounds
Home of: Jersey City – Atlantic League (1900)
and various local semi-pro clubs (1890s to about 1910s)
Location: Johnston Avenue, within the Lafayette neighborhood[ adjacent to Van Horne Street [Jersey Journal, Feb 28, 1901, p.8]; and to the Morris Canal [Jersey Journal, September 20, l900, p.8]
Currently: mostly residential
West Side Park (I) aka Skeeters Park
Home of:
Jersey City Skeeters – Eastern League (1902–1905)
Location: West Side Avenue (east), Belmont Avenue (south), Marcy Avenue (west), Duncan Avenue (north)
Formerly: Jersey City Golf Club
Currently: Lincoln Park (developed and renamed in 1930)
West Side Park (II) aka Skeeters Park
Home of: Jersey City Skeeters – International League (1906–1933)
Location: West Side Avenue (northwest, first base); Bay View Avenue (northeast, third base); buildings and Hudson Boulevard (now JFK Boulevard) (southeast, left field); Audubon Street (southwest, right field); about 1 mile (1.6 km) southwest of the previous ballpark
Currently: New Jersey City University buildings
Roosevelt Stadium
Home of:
Jersey City GiantsIL (1937–1950)
Brooklyn DodgersNL (1956–1957, 15 games)
Jersey City Reds / Jerseys – IL (1960–1961)
Jersey City Indians / Jersey City A'sEL (1977–1978)
Location: Droyer's Point (north, third base); State Highway 440 / Danforth Avenue (east, center field); Newark Bay (south and west, right field and home plate)
Currently: Residential and commercial development

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "GIANTS BALLPARKS: 1883 - PRESENT". MLB.com. Retrieved 14 January 2011.

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