Dr. Paul Walsh Field, originally named Sargent Field, is located on the campus of New Bedford High School. It has been the home of the New Bedford Bay Sox since their inception in 2009. The field, which is part of a larger athletic complex, serves as home to New Bedford’s high school and American Legion teams in addition to the Bay Sox.
In a league full of unique parks, Chatham offers an experience that may top them all. It has a real vintage charm, and the view from the top of the outfield berm simply can’t be beat. With three other teams located within a 20 minute drive, Chatham is a ballpark chaser’s dream. In 2017 a total of 307 Cape League alumni played in the major leagues. When taking in a Cape League game, it’s entirely possible that you may be watching a bunch of future first round picks or future all stars in the making.
Eldredge Park, in Orleans, MA, is the oldest ballpark in the Cape Cod League, and one of the oldest continuously used ballparks in the country. Named the best summer collegiate ballpark in the nation by Baseball America in 2004, Eldredge Park has been described as a “Norman Rockwell painting come to life”.
The Brewster Whitecaps are one of two expansion teams that joined the Cape Cod Baseball League in 1988. They originally played their home games at a field located at Cape Cod Regional Technical High School. There was one problem with this field-it was located in neighboring Harwich, not Brewster. The solution-build a field within town limits.
Baseball Bites looks at Boise State adding a baseball program, Falcon Park updating its ballpark, the West Coast League adding an expansion team, fans voting for High Point’s name, and baseball is being played at midnight in Alaska.
Guv Fuller Field is a combination baseball/football field in the city of Falmouth, MA. Used primarily by local high school and Babe Ruth League teams, the Arnie Allen Diamond serves as home to the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod Baseball League during the summer months. Falmouth has been playing in the Cape League since the early 1900’s, and has won six league titles in the league’s modern era, which began in 1963.