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Tinker Park

Tinker Park is the name of a former baseball ground located in Indianapolis, Indiana. The ground was the primary home of the Indianapolis Hoosiers baseball club of the National League from 1887 to 1889.
The ballpark was named for Tinker Street, its adjacent street to the south, which was later renamed Seventh Street and then 16th Street. Other names for the ballpark were Athletic Park and Seventh Street Park. Other bordering streets were Mississippi Street (now Senate Avenue) to the west and Capitol Street to the east.


The ballpark was used for weekday games. Due to blue laws, Sunday games were staged outside the city limits, in Bruce Grounds (1887), and Indianapolis Park (1888-1889).


The ballpark site is now occupied by the Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis.

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Athletic Park (Indianapolis), Bruce Grounds, Indianapolis Hoosiers, Indianapolis Park, Minor League Parks, National League, Seventh Street Park, Tinker Park

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  • susan-palmer said: A great place to view wildlife up close--deer, birds, turtles, geese, snakes, frogs, etc. There is a visitor center that teaches about local flora and fauna. Kids will enjoy the small playground, and visitors can tour. Costa Mesa dentist 12:44PM 03/21/14
  • amitsagial said: I'm not a Cardinals fan, but the game was still really fun. Got free tickets for 3rd row right behind home plate (got lucky) so we had to check it out. The Cards lost but the atmosphere was incredible. fax machine repairs san diego 6:33PM 02/22/14
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