League Park (San Antonio)
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League Park San Antonio
League Park was a stadium in San Antonio, Texas. It was primarily used for baseball and was the home of minor league San Antonio Bears.
The ballpark was used from 1923 through 1932. It was located at East Josephine and Isleta streets near Brackenridge Park Golf Course, and had a capacity of 6,000 people. It hosted its first night game on July 24, 1930, with 3,400 in attendance. It burned down on June 18, 1932, after a fire started in the clubhouse.
League Park was used for spring training by the Boston Red Sox in 1924, and hosted Babe Ruth and the New York Yankees in a preseason game on March 31, 1930.
A different ballpark in San Antonio, Block Stadium, was used from 1913 through 1923; it was also known as "League Park" after 1915.
- "Baseball in the Lone Star State: Texas League's Greatest Hits," Tom Kayser and David King, Trinity University Press 2005