Entrance to Newman Park on the Catawba College campus, Sep-2007.
The main seating bowl, as seen from outside the park on the first-base line.
A look at the field from outside, from a spot down the third-base line.
- Location: Foot of Summit Street, Salisbury, N.C.
- Opened: 1926 (grandstand built 1934)
- Home team: Salisbury Bees, Carolina Baseball League (1935-36); Salisbury Bees (1937-38), Giants (1939-42), Pirates (1945-52), North Carolina State League; Salisbury Rocots, Tar Heel League (1953); Salisbury Braves (1960-62), Dodgers (1963-64), Astros (1965-66), Senators (1968), Western Carolina(s) League; Catawba College Indians, South Atlantic Conference
- Capacity: 2,500
In addition to hosting the Catawba College Indians since the 1920s, Newman Park also saw 25 seasons of use in low-level professional baseball, a run that ended in 1968. The field is named for Dr. H.H. Newman of Salisbury, who was the doctor for Catawba athletic teams for 23 seasons.
I was unable to get into Newman Park during my 2007 visit.
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