Hamtramck Stadium

Historic Hamtramck Stadium is one of only five Negro League home ballparks still in existence. The grandstand and field are in Veterans Memorial Park on the south side of Hamtramck. The Stadium was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012. In 2014, a State of Michigan Historic Marker was dedicated at the site. On January 12, 2017, Hamtramck Stadium was the recipient of a National Park Service African American Civil Rights Grant for pre-development planning.

Recent News

The National Park Service announced on January 12 that Hamtramck Stadium had received a $50,000 African American Civil Rights Grant for pre-development planning.

NPS announcement (grants listed by state)

NPS press release

The Detroit News published a long piece with photos and video on Friday, December 30, about our plans for 2017 and beyond.

Detroit News piece

SFGate.com, the Web site of the San Francisco Chronicle, also ran a shorter piece about Hamtramck Stadium, basically summarizing what the News had reported.

SFGate piece