Hawkins Stadium

Location: Albany, NY
Broadway (1B), just north of the city line, in Menands.
Capacity: 10,000 (1928); 9,100 (1936); 18,000 (1939); 8,650 (1944); 8,300 (1950)
Dimensions (Left, Center, Right): 300-425-352 (1939)
Hawkins Stadium was named for and built by team owner Michael J. Hawkins. It was built at a cost of $240,000. The park was torn down in 1960, The site is now called Mid-City Plaza which houses NYS government offices. The catcher faced NW. Hawkins Stadium sported two ticket booths outside the park. One was behind home, another behind the bleachers on the 1B side. The dressing rooms were under the grandstand on the 1B side. The grandstand had a steel frame, with concrete floors and a wooden roof. A concrete box seat area ran the whole length of the grandstand. The grandstand was flanked on both sides by small concrete bleacher sections, and a somewhat larger wooden bleacher area along the RF line.
Used by: Albany Senators

Following are the minor league baseball teams known to have played at Hawkins Stadium:

1958Albany SenatorsEastern League577043,385683RosterStats
1957Albany SenatorsEastern League667350,959733RosterStats
1956Albany SenatorsEastern League617762,932912RosterStats
1955Albany SenatorsEastern League538452,752770RosterStats
1954Albany SenatorsEastern League756472,9851,050RosterStats
1953Albany SenatorsEastern League787480,2671,056RosterStats
1952Albany SenatorsEastern League8254101,4981,493RosterStats
1951Albany SenatorsEastern League469257,277830RosterStats
1950Albany SenatorsEastern League667391,4771,316RosterStats
1949Albany SenatorsEastern League9347198,2562,832RosterStats
1948Albany SenatorsEastern League8654210,8043,011RosterStats
1947Albany SenatorsEastern League8058184,0552,667RosterStats
1946Albany SenatorsEastern League7862166,2522,375RosterStats
1945Albany SenatorsEastern League7961123,9811,771RosterStats
1944Albany SenatorsEastern League9147132,2501,917RosterStats
1943Albany SenatorsEastern League746580,2181,154RosterStats
1942Albany SenatorsEastern League8456188,3592,691RosterStats
1941Albany SenatorsEastern League667390,7411,306RosterStats
1940Albany SenatorsEastern League7070152,9572,185RosterStats
1939Albany SenatorsEastern League7267207,3852,984RosterStats
1938Albany SenatorsEastern League6870179,1892,597RosterStats
1937Albany SenatorsNew York-Pennsylvania League5480119,1661,779RosterStats
1936Albany SenatorsInternational League569890,3091,173RosterStats
1935Albany SenatorsInternational League4910491,0991,191RosterStats
1934Albany SenatorsInternational League8172125,0001,634RosterStats
1933Albany SenatorsInternational League808483,4331,017RosterStats
1932Albany SenatorsEastern League4732RosterStats
1931Albany SenatorsEastern League6276RosterStats
1930Albany SenatorsEastern League7791100,0001,190RosterStats
1929Albany SenatorsEastern League9757RosterStats
1928Albany SenatorsEastern League8170RosterStats

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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