Recreation Grounds

Location: San Francisco, CA
Harrison Street between 25th & 26th Streets, bordered to the West by Folsum Street.
Capacity: 12,000 (1870); 17,000 (1881)
Opened November 26, 1868 and operated until May 1886. Much of early SF baseball was played here. Garfield Square currently occupies some of the area.
Used by: San Francisco Knickerbockers, San Francisco Friscos, San Francisco Californias, San Francisco Bay City, San Francisco Athletics, San Francisco Renos

Following are the minor league baseball teams known to have played at Recreation Grounds:

YearTeamLeagueWLAttendAvg.
1881San Francisco RenosCalifornia League27RosterStats
1881San Francisco KnickerbockersCalifornia League63RosterStats
1881San Francisco AthleticsCalifornia League64RosterStats
1880San Francisco KnickerbockersCalifornia League238RosterStats
1880San Francisco FriscosCalifornia League03RosterStats
1880San Francisco CaliforniasCalifornia League110RosterStats
1880San Francisco Bay CityPacific League30RosterStats
1880San Francisco Bay CityCalifornia League512RosterStats
1880San Francisco AthleticsCalifornia League1814RosterStats



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.



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