Stadium Minor League History:
Eastern League 1956-1957
International League 1961-1996
Current Status: Razed and replaced with a parking lot for the astroturfed new P&C Stadium in 1997
What's Good: This was a pleasant, servicable, historic AAA ballpark. While not quite as grand as Silver Stadium or Bush Stadium, it was comfortable enough, and was similarly evocative of an earlier era in baseball history. The "erector set" light stanchions only served to further this point. The food and beer selections were good, too.
What's Not So Good: Not a whole lot, actually. OK, I did have to shell out $6 for a program, by far the most expensive minor league program I've encountered. The roof didn't cover the whole grandstand, and there was a certain aura of decay setting in, but it was still a fine place to watch baseball.
July 16, 1995 Syracuse Chiefs vs. Rochester Red Wings
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