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Union Grounds of Brooklyn

Union Grounds was a baseball park located in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, New York. The grounds opened in 1862 and was the first baseball park enclosed entirely by a fence, thereby allowing proprietor William Cammeyer or his tenant to charge admission, permitting only paying customers to watch the games. It was built on a large block bounded by Harrison Avenue, Rutledge Street, Lynch Street, and Marcy Avenue.

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Union Grounds of Brooklyn

Union Grounds of Brooklyn

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Baseball history in Brooklyn. This is an artist's rendering of Union Grounds

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