Lloyd Street Grounds
Tenant: Milwaukee Brewers (later St. Louis Browns, Baltimore Orioles; AL)
Opened: May 3, 1901
First night game: Never
Last Brewers game: September 12, 1901
Milwaukee Brewers & Baltimore Orioles tickets:
Location: About one mile northwest of downtown Milwaukee in the eastern part of a block bound by West North Street on the north, North 16th Street on the east, North 18th Street on the west and West Lloyd Street on the south. The field faced due north, so Lloyd Street ran directly behind home plate and the grandstand.
Fences: 20 feet (canvas screen).
Recommended Reading (bibliography):
- Take Me Out to the Ballpark: An Illustrated Tour of Baseball Parks Past and Present by Josh Leventhal and Jessica Macmurray.
- The Ballpark Book: A Journey Through the Fields of Baseball Magic (Revised Edition) by Ron Smith and Kevin Belford.
- City Baseball Magic: Plain Talk and Uncommon Sense about Cities and Baseball Parks by Philip Bess.
- Diamonds: The Evolution of the Ballpark by Michael Gershman.
- Green Cathedrals: The Ultimate Celebration of All 273 Major League and Negro League Ballparks by Philip J. Lowry.
- Lost Ballparks: A Celebration of Baseball's Legendary Fields by Lawrence S. Ritter.
- Roadside Baseball: A Guide to Baseball Shrines Across America by Chris Epting.
- The Story of America's Classic Ballparks (VHS).
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Image of Lloyd Street Grounds courtesy of Gordon Tindall.
Updated March 2000
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