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Municipal Stadium
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Location274 Memorial Boulevard East
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Coordinates39°37′58″N 77°42′45″W / 39.63278°N 77.71250°W / 39.63278; -77.71250Coordinates: 39°37′58″N 77°42′45″W / 39.63278°N 77.71250°W / 39.63278; -77.71250
OwnerCity of Hagerstown
OperatorHagerstown Baseball, LLC
Capacity4,600
Field sizeLeft Field: 335 feet
Center Field: 400 feet
Right Field: 330 feet
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke groundMarch 13, 1930[1]
OpenedMay 8, 1930[1]
Renovated1954, 1981, 1995
Construction cost$14,000[2]
($214 thousand in 2017 dollars[3])
ArchitectJ.B. Ferguson Company
Tenants
Hagerstown Suns (1981–present)

Municipal Stadium is a stadium in Hagerstown, Maryland, United States. It is primarily used for baseball and is the home field of the Hagerstown Suns minor league baseball team. It was built in 1930, as a project of the Works Progress Administration,[4] in a short time period of six weeks. It holds 4,600 people.

  1. ^ a b Ballparks of the Negro Leagues and Barnstorming Black Baseball Teams Archived 2009-06-10 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Drive Launched for Funds for Local Stadium". The Morning Herald. Hagerstown, Maryland. March 18, 1930.
  3. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Retrieved January 1, 2020.
  4. ^ Jensen, Peter (March 4, 1998). "Ballpark plan is out at home Stadium: Washington County commissioners oppose a new site for the Hagerstown Suns, even if it means losing the minor-league team". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved April 15, 2020.

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