The Warren Ball Park

The Warren Ball Park (HMWQZ)

Location: Bisbee, AZ 85603 Cochise County
Buy Arizona State flags at!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 31° 24.656', W 109° 52.727'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
Originally constructed of wood in 1908, the Warren Ball Park is the oldest in the state of Arizona and stands as testimony to Bisbee's rich heritage. The Warren Company, a subsidiary of the Calumet & Arizona and Pittsburgh & Superior Mining Companies, built the park at a cost of $5,000.00. The first backfield wall was inside the bleachers and stood at 380 feet. In 1930, the WPA re-built the park comprised of a cast-in-place concrete grandstand and wooden fence surrounding the outfield. The backfield wall currently stands as 444 feet. A number of semi-professional teams and "outlaw" players have played in the park, beginning with the City Beautiful Team in 1908, The Bisbee Bees in the late 1920's, The Arizona Texas League in the 1930's and The Bisbee-Douglas Copper Kings in the 1940's. In 1955, Bisbee witnessed the last year of the minor-league baseball in the park. The park is currently being used by the Bisbee School District for varsity and junior varsity sports events and Bisbee Little League play.
Series This marker is part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 12:01am PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12R E 606579 N 3475688
Decimal Degrees31.41093333, -109.87878333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 24.656', W 109° 52.727'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 24' 39.36" N, 109° 52' 43.62" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-99 Powell St, Bisbee AZ 85603, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. Does the marker have a number?
  7. What year was the marker erected?
  8. Who or what organization placed the marker?
  9. This marker needs at least one picture.
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?