Hagerstown Suns, Hagerstown
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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 in a short time period of six weeks. It holds 4,600 people.Image GalleryHistorical PlaquesAround the base of the stands are several plaques commemorating historical baseball events in Hagerstown.George H.W. Bush at Municipal StadiumIn 1990 as a sitting president, George H.W. Bush enjoyed a Hagerstown Suns game at Municipal Stadium. Although he later visited the Frederick Keys for two games at their stadium, the visit to the Suns game was the first presidential visit for a minor league baseball team.Jim Palmer at Municipal StadiumHall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer spent a week with the Hagerstown Suns on a rehabilitation assignment in 1983. Palmer pitched for the Orioles from 1965 to 1984 and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1990.Amateur Baseball in Municipal StadiumSince its construction in 1930, Municipal Stadium has hosted countless high school, American Legion and semi-pro games.The Negro Leagues at Municipal StadiumHagerstown's Municipal Stadium hosted several games featuring Negro League teams during the first decade and a half of its existence. Among the Negro League teams that played in Hagerstown were the Indianapolis Clowns, Homestead Grays and the Pittsburgh Crawfords.Put Hagerstown Suns into our Hagerstown vacation trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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This is a small town stadium were you can actually afford to see a baseball game without being broke at the end of the night. There are no bad seats since it is a small place and the game is just as e... read more »
This is a typical minor league ball field. Occasionally get some bigger name players which attract a crowd. They put on some great fireworks. Typical higher price ballpark food. They are good with hos... read more »
We visited during camp day. It was well organized entertainment. The River Dogs won over the Suns 10 to 2. Everyone had a wonderful time even though we were all melting.
Michael A. Jones
Great place to take the kids or a date to just have something to do outside! The stadium is getting old and run down but the field is nice and the players on the team have always been top notch for family friendly environment and entertainment! Oh and did I mention the fire works, some night they have fireworks and they are great! VIP seats by first base line are the best, my kids always leave with a game ball!
Dad love this place, I enjoy it too. It is a great place to spend with him smiling and not controlling every thing. I can not wait to get back in the stadium. Its 1 of my favorite times with him. "Batter, Batter, Batter, Swing"..LoL
We have came to several Hagerstown Suns games. We love them all. Tickets are cheap, games are fun to watch, park is nice and clean, burgers are made fresh on the grill and the food prices are great. The last game that we went to was the Hagerstown Suns vs. the Delmarva Shorebirds and it was a great game. Tied in the bottom of the twelfth the suns scored and won. We have great memories of coming here and will go back many more times.
A very quaint stadium
A great palace to catch an affordable ball game
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