“Hallowed Grounds – The Baseball Grounds of Rochester, NY” – Pittsford Library, Sept. 29

ballpark_collageWhere was Rochester’s first permanent ballpark? How many ballparks has Rochester had? What was Rochester’s professional ballpark before Silver Stadium?

If you’ve ever wondered about Rochester’s ballparks, we invite you to attend “Hallowed Grounds – The Baseball Grounds of Rochester, NY”, a presentation by Paul Bielewicz, at the Pittsford Public Library on Monday, September 29 at 7:00 PM in the Fisher Meeting Room.

This presentation takes the audience on a nearly 150-year journey through Rochester’s historic ballparks, illustrating each of Rochester’s ballparks since the mid-19th century. Featuring new research and insight and supported by historical illustrations and photographs, this talk explores the unique geographical and architectural elements of each ballpark, highlighting how each contributed in their own way to the rich heritage of baseball in Rochester, NY.