Baseball Field History,
The Evolution of Our Fields of Dreams


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 History From The Eyes of A Fan


Baseball Field Histoy

Carl here and I am a avid baseball fan who loves, played and have studied the game of baseball for my entire life. The Game of Baseball is more than what many described as America's game. It is, in my opinion, the Greatest game ever invented.

I am a champion to the growth of the game of Baseball and offer Baseball History as a lure to the best athletics in the world to come play this game. 

My father was born in 1895, at a time when Baseball helped usher in a, painful, end to racial segregation in America.  I still remember listening to him talking about wanting to play baseball in the old Negro Leagues. 

That is what sent me on a quest for the real stories about the History of Baseball. I am not a historian nor am I a replacement for Wikipedia as they are much better in that space.

What I am is a baseball fan just like you who will give you a look at the history of baseball with a view between the lines  and unfiltered.


the field


Starting with the first official baseball game played at Elysian Field in 1856, with its all Wood Stadiums, to today's Ultra Modern retractable roof stadiums the history of the Baseball Field is truly magical.

When talking about the game of baseball the story of the Field itself hardly gets center stage but here we take a much deeper look.

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Baseball History Should Be Sacred


When I searched the History of the game of Baseball and the baseball field that I love, I was shocked!

Somebody has change and/or altered the history of my game and that just didn't seem right. We have been given a clinically edited version of  baseball history and I had to find out why.

That is what sent me on a quest for the real stories surrounding the game that I love so much. I am not a historian nor am I a replacement for Wikipedia as they are much better in that space.

What I am is a baseball fan, just like you, who will give you a look at the history of baseball with a view taken from between the lines  and unfiltered.


Baseball Field History,The Game-The Field


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It is impossible to talk about one without the other. Like a shadow, the field that the game is played on has danced in harmony with the game of baseball itself.

Come celebrate the growth of the Baseball Field and its uncluttered design, a 90ft square tilted on its end.  It was a simple, uncomplicated, design waiting for an athlete to give it  formal structure.  

1.     In the Baseball History sections read how the game of Baseball has developed and explore some of the myths surrounding the origins of what we call America's Game.

2.     The Wooden Baseball Parks section gives an insightful look at the transformation of the Baseball Diamond in response to the rapidly growing fan base of baseball. 

3.     Share your favorite baseball field memories with me. I would love to help spread the word with fans like you.

Starting with the formation of the the NABBP (National Association of Base Ball Players) as its governing body, Baseball became a professional sport and the business of baseball  needed more space to showcase this new business.

By the end of 1865, almost 100 clubs were members of the organization. By 1867, it had over 400 members, including some clubs from as far away as San Francisco and Louisiana.

Together we will take a journey through some of the most memorable ball fields in American history. We will look at them through a unique prospective. A perspective designed and offer with you in mind. If I haven’t said it yet, thank You for coming to visit.


Think You Know The Game?


I'll test your baseball IQ and show how much you Don't  know about baseball's Fields of Dreams. 

See how baseball history was altered and later rewritten to expose the tinder underbelly of America's Game.   

It is impossible to talk about one without the other. Like a shadow, the field that the game is played on has danced in harmony with the game of baseball itself.


The Boys of Summer


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But even the glorious history of Baseball and its Field would not exist without the Boys & Girls of the Summer. The Athletes that play the game gave Baseball Field History its form and we visit some of the Greatest, many of which are in Cooperstown.

  • Babe Ruth
  • Ty Cobb
  • Jackie Robinson
  • Lou Grieg
  • Moses Fleetwood
  • Buck Oneal 
  • Bob Feller 
  • Honus Wagner
  • Walter Johnson
  • Effa Manley
  • Rube Foster
  • Connie Stone

Fun With Baseball


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But what would Baseball Field History be if we couldn't have some fun learning. Here I put an emphasis on fun to make your visit more enjoyable.

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