Bisbee in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Warren Ball Park
Marker series. This marker is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
Location. 31° 24.656′ N, 109° 52.727′ W. Marker is in Bisbee, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is at the intersection of Arizona Touch for map. Marker is on the southwest corner. Marker is in this post office area: Bisbee AZ 85603, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Calumet and Arizona Mining Company Office Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Walter Douglas House (approx. half a mile away); The Lavender Pit (approx. 2.1 miles away); City of Bisbee Warrior Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Brewery Gulch (approx. 3 miles away); Phelps Dodge General Office Building (approx. 3 miles away); Copper Queen Plaza (approx. 3 miles away); Discovery of Ore (was approx. 3 miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bisbee.
1. Inaccuracies in the marker content
The historical marker outside Warren Ballpark in Bisbee, AZ contains inaccuracies. The first involves the date of construction. The ballpark was built in 1909, not 1908. The grandstands were rebuilt in 1937, not 1930. The WPA didn't exist in 1930. It was a creation of the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration, which took office in 1933. The Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox played the first game to take place on the field after the grandstands
— Submitted May 18, 2012, by Michael R. Anderson of Bisbee, Arizona.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 898 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 20, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.