Research Projects

The members of RBHS are Rochester Baseball History enthusiasts and have compiled many research projects on all facets of baseball in Rochester.

Mumford’s Meadow:

Featuring Priscilla Astifan, and with information provided by members of the Rochester Baseball Historical Society, this video was made for an independent study for a credited class by Sarah Michaels at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

 

Rochester Baseball History:

Ballparks & Early Base Ball Grounds:
  • Hallowed Grounds – The Ballparks of Rochester, NY. Adobe pdf. (copyright 2017 Paul Bielewicz. Do not use without permission. Contact: pbielewicz@yahoo.com)
  • Hallowed Grounds: A Look at Rochester’s Ballparks. Adobe pdf. (copyright 2013 Paul Bielewicz. Do not use without permission. Contact: pbielewicz@yahoo.com)
  • Dimensions of Red Wing (Silver) Stadium (copyright Brian Bennett. Do not use without permission. Contact: bbenn@rochester.rr.com)
  • Where is Mumford’s Meadow?” (by Paul Bielewicz). A short essay detailing the likely whereabouts of the earliest ball grounds in Rochester and one of the earliest in existence. (copyright 2014 Paul Bielewicz. Do not use without permission. Contact: pbielewicz@yahoo.com)
  • Finding Mumford’s Meadow” (by Joe Territo). A short essay detailing the likely whereabouts of the earliest ball grounds in Rochester and one of the earliest in existence. (copyright Joe Territo. Do not use without permission. Contact: joeterrito@hotmail.com)

Uniforms:

  • Before They Wore Wings: (Part 1). (by Craig Brown). A Study of Rochester Baseball Uniforms from the 1880s – 1916. (copyright Craig Brown. Do not use without permission. Contact: craigb59@gmail.com)
  • Before They Wore Wings: (Part 2). (by Craig Brown). A Study of Rochester Baseball Uniforms from 1917 – 1927. (copyright Craig Brown. Do not use without permission. Contact: craigb59@gmail.com)
  • Rochester Baseball Uniform Database (by Craig Brown). A Study of Rochester Baseball Uniforms from 1887 – present. (copyright Craig Brown. Do not use without permission. Contact: craigb59@gmail.com)
Frontier Field:
  • The Top Ten Largest Baseball Game Crowds at Frontier Field. Article written by Paul Bielewicz, which appeared in the Red Wings 2018 yearbook. Outlines the top ten largest baseball crowds at Frontier Field, and provides descriptions of the events leading to each large crowd. (copyright 2018 Paul Bielewicz. Do not use without permission. Contact: pbielewicz@yahoo.com)
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