Union Street GroundsAlso Known As: Hop Bitters Grounds
Location: Rochester, NY
N. Union Street at Weld Street.
Capacity: 1,500 est
Weld turns into Kenilworth Terrace. Hop Bitters was a tonic. The ball club attempted to represent a company rather than a city. This type of advertising failed because the newspapers of the day refused to call the club by its product, but used the city moniker.
Used by: Albany Capital City/Rochester Hopbitters, Rochester Flour Cities
Following are the minor league baseball teams known to have played at Union Street Grounds:
|1885||Rochester Flour Cities||New York State League||45||42||Roster||Stats|
|1880||Rochester Flour Cities||National Association||8||15||Roster||Stats|
|1879||Albany Capital City/Rochester Hopbitters||National Association||8||20||Roster||Stats|
|1878||Rochester Flour Cities||International Association||20||16||Roster||Stats|
|1877||Rochester Flour Cities||International Association||10||8||Roster||Stats|
Attendance listed indicates the total home attendance for the team even if it played in multiple home ballparks or additional cities in the same year.
Average attendance is based on half the team's total games being played at home.