Baseball is played in three locations during this time.
Street Lot - Later called the May School Grounds... Located
on Otisco St.
Fayette Street-Geddes Street Grounds - Located on the corner
of Fayette and Geddes Sts.
Street Park - Located below Rose Hill Cemetery at Lodi St...
Often referred to as Rose Hill Park.
1866-68 Baseball is now played at the above
listed sites and:
Park - Located Downtown Syracuse at Clinton and Jefferson
Onondaga Street Grounds - Located near St. Mary's Cemetery.
1869 Baseball is played once again at Armory
Park and the renamed Rose Hill Park.
1869-70 Central City Grounds - Located
on Onondaga St... Home of the Central City Club.
1869-74 Driving Park - Located off
1875-84 Lakeside Park - Located
on Marsh Rd., which is now known as Hiawatha Blvd... 1876 saw
the introduction of professional baseball to Syracuse, in the
form of the Syracuse Stars... While playing for four years at
Lakeside Park, the Stars were members of three different leagues:
- 1876 -
- 1877 -
- 1878 -
- 1879 -
1878-84 Newell Park - Located at
the corner of South Salina St. at the corner of Croton Ave., now
renamed Raynor Ave.
1885-99 Star Park I - Located at
South Salina St. (Block 160D), extended south to West Taylor St.,
west to Oneida St, including Baker St. (now renamed South Clinton
St.), northwest to D.L. & W. Railroad line, and north to within
125 ft. of Temple St... After a five-year absence, professional
baseball returns to Syracuse... While playing at Star Park, the
Syracuse Stars were members of four leagues:
- 1885 -
New York State League
- International League
- International Association
- Eastern League
- 1893 -
Did Not Play
- Eastern League
1890 Three Rivers Park - Located
at Three Rivers Park in Phoenix, NY... Three Rivers was used only
in 1890 by the Syracuse Stars of the
American Association... A bleacher crash injured many fans.
1900-01 Athletic Field - Located
on the southern side of Hiawatha Blvd. between Liberty and Pulaski
Sts... Often called Star Park II... Athletic Field was used the
Syracuse Stars of the Eastern League.
1902-04 Star Park I - Was again
used by the Syracuse Stars, playing now in the New York State
1905-06 Athletic Field - Now referred
to as New Star Park or Star Park II... Was again used by the Syracuse
Stars of the New York State League.
1907-18 Hallock Park - Located at
the end of North Salina St. at Onondaga Lake, just north of Hiawatha
Blvd... Today opposite the Regional Market on the west side of
Park St. near the Rt. 81 off-ramp... Also called 1st Ward Park
or Star Park III... Used by the Syracuse Stars of the New York
State League, and in 1918, of the International League.
1920 Archbold Stadium - Located
on the Syracuse University Campus... Used for a short time by
the Syracuse Stars of the International League until the new International
League Park was completed.
1920-29 Star Park IV - Located on
the north side of Genesee St, extending south 500 ft. to Harbor
Brook and Warsaw Ave., to State Fair Blvd... First called International
League Park, but called Star Park from the first day it opened...
The Syracuse Stars played in the International League until 1928,
when they joined the New York Penn League until the disbanding
of the Stars in 1929.
1934-96 MacArthur Stadium - Located
on what was called LeMoyne Park, north of Hiawatha Blvd. at Second
North St... First called Municipal Stadium... Used by the Syracuse
Chiefs from 1934-57 and 1961-96... Last game played on September
Alliance Bank Stadium - Located on Tex Simone Dr. at Hiawatha
Blvd... Built on the former third base parking lot of MacArthur
Stadium... Named on October 8, 1996... Dedicated on April 2, 1997...
First game played on April 3, 1997.