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Downtown Fields

Baruch – Astroturf (located at Rivington & Mangin St., also called Baruch Place)

  • By car: take FDR South to Houston St, field is on right of highway (opposite of Houston fields), inside project.
  • By train: take F train to Houston and 2nd Ave. and walk east to field.
  • No Special Ground rule restrictions.

Chelsea Field – Astroturf (located 0n 27th St. & 10th Ave.)

  • By train: take Broadway line or C, E to 23rd St. and walk to field.
  • No Special Ground rule restrictions. Fully fenced and normal dead ball areas.

East River 1 & 2 – Grand St. – Astroturf and Lights (located on Grand St. between FDR and the East River).

  • By car: take FDR South, exit Grand St. fields on left by water.
  • By train: take F train to Delancey St., walk south to Grand St. and east to fields.
  • Special Ground Rules:
    • Grand St. 1 – has short right field, from foul pole to 2nd pole, over the fence is a double.
    • Grand St 2 - No Special Ground rule restrictions.

East River 4 & 5 – Astroturf
East River 6 – Grass and Lights – Houston (Houston St. between FDR and East River)

  • By car: take FDR South to Houston St, fields are on left.
  • By train: take F train to Houston and 2nd Ave. and walk east to fields.
  • Special Ground Rules:
    • Houston #4 – everything over the fence in fair ground is out.
    • Houston #5 & 6 - No Special Ground rule restrictions.

East River 7 & 8 – 10th St. – Astroturf (located on 10th St. between FDR and East River)

  • By car: take FDR South, exit Houston St., walk north along water or park at 10th St. as far east as possible and take 10th St. footbridge into park area.
  • By train: take 4, 5, 6 to 14th St., walk south to 10th St. and east to footbridge (or bus).
  • No Special Ground rule restrictions, fully fenced and normal dead ball areas.

Murray Bergtraum – (close to South St. Seaport)

  • By car: take FDR South to South St. exit (Montgomery St. will be the first street you see when you exit FDR). Take South St. to Market Slip, make right, the field is between Market Slip & Cherry St.
  • By train: take 4,5,6 to City Hall, short walk from there.
  • No Special Ground rule restrictions. Fully fenced and normal dead ball areas.

Midtown Fields

Central Park – Great Lawn #1-8 – Grass

  • Enter 85th St. off 5th Ave. (can go through west side also)
  • No Special Ground rule restrictions.

Central Park – Heckscher #1-6 – Grass

  • Enter 64th St. & Central Park West, cross park drive and fields will be numbered in front of you.
  • No Special Ground rule restrictions

Central Park – North Meadow #1-11 – Grass

  • Enter 96th St. & Central Park West, cross park drive and fields will be numbered in front of you.
  • No Special Ground rule restrictions

Dewitt Clinton Park – Astroturf & Lights (52nd St. & 11th Ave)

  • Special Ground rule restrictions for all fields – any balls that go into other fields’ dugouts are dead and are ground rule doubles.
  • Special Ground rule restrictions for Field # 2 – has short right field, from foul pole to first marked pole is a ground rule double. Rubber cleats only.

Queensboro Oval – Clay (59th St. & York Ave. one block east of 1st Ave.)

  • Special Ground rule restrictions – Left field foul pole to 1st fair pole: over the fence is an out. 1st pole to 2nd pole: over the fence is a double. 2nd pole and beyond: homerun. Grandstand: face of 1st step is in play, everything above that is dead (no player can step on 1st step and beyond to make any plays). Any ball hitting bridge is dead and is a foul ball.

Uptown Fields

Central Park – North Meadow #1-11 – Grass

  • Enter 96th St. & Central Park West, cross park drive and fields will be numbered in front of you.
  • No Special Ground rule restrictions

Colonel Young – Grass & Lights (W. 145th St. to W. 143rd St., Lenox Ave, and Harlem River)

  • No Special Ground rule restrictions.

Dyckman – Grass (located on 200th St. & Staff St.)

  • By car: take West Side highway to Dyckman exit, make a left on Staff St. (first street off exit, fields are on the right hand side.
  • No Special Ground rule restrictions

Frederick Douglas – Astroturf (located on 101st St. & Amsterdam Ave.)

  • By train: take the Broadway line 1, 9 to 103rd St. and walk east to Amsterdam Ave.
  • Special Ground rule restrictions (both foul lines) – foul pole to 1st marked fair pole is an out. 1st pole to 2nd marked pole is a double. 2nd pole on is a homerun.

Harlem River Park – 128th St. – Astroturf and Lights (located between 3rd & 2nd Aves.)

  • By train: Lexington Ave. line 4, 5,6 to 125th St., walk east to 3rd Ave. and then north to 128th St.
  • Special Ground rule restrictions – left field foul pole to light pole is a double. Light pole on is a homerun.

Inwood – Grass (located on 207th St. & Seaman Ave.)

  • By train: take train to 207th St., walk west about three blocks.
  • No Special Ground rule restrictions.

Morningside Baseball #1 and Softball #1 – Grass (located on 110th St. & Manhattan Ave.).

  • The softball field is the field closest to Manhattan Ave.
  • No Special Ground rule restrictions.

Randall’s Island – Grass

  • By car: take 3rd Ave. to 125th St., make right to 2nd Ave. Take ramp toward Triboro Bridge (don’t go over bridge), pay toll at extreme left booth. Go down ramp and bear right, make first left tennis courts, go under concrete L to field with light poles. Make left towards water , fields are in general area.
  • By train: Lake Lexington line 4,5,6 to 125th St., take NYC bus #35 to Island.
  • No Special Ground rule restrictions

Riverside Park #7 – Astroturf (located on 107th St. between Westside Highway and Riverside Drive)

  • By train: take the Broadway line 1, 9 to 110th St.
  • No Special Ground rule restrictions.

Thomas Jefferson #2 & 3 – Grass (located on 111th St. & 1st Ave.)

  • Jefferson #3 is the closest to 1st Avenue.
  • Special Ground rule restrictions – right field foul pole to 1st marked fair pole is an out. 1st pole to 2nd marked pole is a double. 2nd pole on is a homerun.
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