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Edmonds Field

1910 – 1960

 
 
Edmonds Field Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, March 12, 2009
1. Edmonds Field Marker
Inscription. This was the site of home plate at Edmonds Field, home of the Pacific Coast League’s Sacramento Solons Baseball Team for fifty years. More than 4,200 games were played here over those years and Solon fans set several PCL attendance records.

The Solons won the pennant in 1942. Their fans were some of the best in baseball.
 
Erected 1998 by Play Ball! Sacramento, July 26, 1998.
 
Location. 38° 33.765′ N, 121° 29.912′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Click for map. Marker is located at the entrance to the Target parking lot off of Riverside Boulevard across from the Sacramento City Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2505 Riverside Boulevard, Sacramento CA 95818, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles A. “Charlie” King (within shouting distance of this marker); The G.A.R. Memorial Plot (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Fireman’s Plot (about 500 feet away); Sacramento Volunteer Fire Department (about 500 feet away); Charles Duncombe, M.D. (1787 – 1862) (about
Edmonds Field Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, March 12, 2009
2. Edmonds Field Marker
500 feet away); John Bigler (about 500 feet away); Sacramento Turn Verein (about 500 feet away); Old Masonic Cemetery (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Also see . . .
1. California State Library’s Collection of Edmond Fields Photos from 1944 and 1949. (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. Home of the Senators and the Solons. A fire almost totally destroyed the park on July 11, 1948, and the Solons were forced to play the rest of the season on the road. The park was reconstructed almost entirely of concrete, and reopened for the 1949 season. (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 

3. The History of Edmonds Field. How Edmonds Field got its name. (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 

4. Home of the Sacramento Solons. Batting and pitching statistics for every player who ever played for the Sacramento Solons in the old Pacific Coast League from 1903 to 1960. There is also Solon photos, player profiles and much more. (Submitted on March 16, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyNotable PlacesSports
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,921 times since then and 117 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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