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Abner Doubleday Field

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Address: 1 Doubleday Ct, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1222
Phone Number:
607) 547-2270

This 9,000-seat ballpark, owned by the Village of Cooperstown itself and...

This 9,000-seat ballpark, owned by the Village of Cooperstown itself and located near the Baseball Hall of Fame, commemorates the reputed "birthplace of baseball."

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How can you visit the Baseball Hall of Fame and not watch a game?

This is strictly a ball field so you should not expect to go and get something more. Watching a ball game was a very nice underscore to visiting the hall of fame.

Reviewed 29 July 2016
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

This is strictly a ball field so you should not expect to go and get something more. Watching a ball game was a very nice underscore to visiting the hall of fame.

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Reviewed 29 July 2016

My son and I stopped by to see the field and ended up watching a game played by young boys we didn't even know. I felt like I had been transported back in time. Very cool place!

Thank Geri S
Greenwich, New York
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

This is a neat part of baseball history. There was actually a game in progress the day we visited. The two 10 year old boys chased a couple of foul balls. If not for the by chance game this would be just a brief visit. This field is just a short walk from the baseball hall of fame. Worth the... More 

Thank stiffishnickel
Wheelersburg, Ohio
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

Neat to see when visiting Cooperstown. Gives you the experience of old time baseball! Walk around and soak in the history of the game!

Thank 86MissyJ
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This historical field is located a couple of blocks from the HOF, just off the Main Street. They usually have baseball games all day. It is an old stadium, free admission, public bathrooms. It is adjacent to the public parking lot off Main Street. Next door are batting cages, a radar pitch gun, and a concession type food stand.

Thank wheels2015
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

They claim that this is the home of the first game..Hoboken nj says otherwise..Worth seeing and check out the wide open dug outs with no protection..

Thank njlocal510
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

you can just sit here and watch ballplayers of all ages playing the game the way it should be played, for fun... plaques aside, this is the hall of fame's out-of-the-park attraction

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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Great little ballpark to catch a game or just a few innings since its free. During our last visit youngsters from Canada were playing a US team

Thank tjay s
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

This place is full of history and it is really cool to be here. They were preparing for a game when we were there so we couldn't access the field (though I doubt they normally let people, I don't know for sure). It was free to get into and right there on Main St. in Cooperstown. There is no reason... More 

Thank Me75rn
Cooperstown, New York
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

If you are lucky you'll find a game at the field. Located right in town, with parking (paid) the field is rented by teams for games and tournaments. You might check the Cooperstown Village web site to see if there are any games coming up. There a mens and womens rooms at the facility.

Thank angus m

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