Wiedenmeyer's Park

Newark, NJ

Team: Cuban Stars (ECL 1927), Newark Eagles (NNL2 1936-48) Demolished: 1967
Capacity: 19,000 Dimensions: LF 305 CF 410 RF 305
Cost: $500,000 AKA: David's Stadium 1926 - 1931, Bear Stadium 1932 - 33, Ruppert Stadium 1934 - 67

Memorable Moment:

This park was located right next to a garbage dump. Sometimes games had to be delayed because of the smoke and smell from the dump. In 1926 Wiedenmeyer Park burned down and was replaced with Ruppert Stadium.

2004-17 Paul Healey. Old pictures their owners.