Cairo Base Ball Park

Also Known As: Sportsmen's Park 1903
Location: Cairo, IL
Commercial Avenue (RF) & 40th Street (1B).
The grandstand extended past 3B, but was much shorter on the 1B side. A bleacher section adjoined the grandstand in LF. The catcher faced NE. A 1914 map shows residential areas directly east and south of the park, with Elk Pearl Button factory and the Cairo Electric and Traction Company to the SE.
Used by: Cairo Egyptians, Cairo Champions, Cairo Giants

Following are the minor league baseball teams known to have played at Cairo Base Ball Park:

YearTeamLeagueWLAttendAvg.
1914Cairo EgyptiansKentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League7746RosterStats
1913Cairo EgyptiansKentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League5768RosterStats
1912Cairo EgyptiansKentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League4159RosterStats
1911Cairo EgyptiansKentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League5867RosterStats
1906Cairo GiantsKentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League6861RosterStats
1905Cairo GiantsKentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League4657RosterStats
1904Cairo ChampionsKentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League7249RosterStats
1903Cairo EgyptiansKentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League6741RosterStats



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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