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Dexter Park (site of)

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An old baseball field, home to semi-pro teams and the site of the first night baseball game

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Borough : Queens
Neighborhood : Woodhaven
Open Space, Play

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Tom Kaiser

The park in the early 1950's was the sight of car races and circuses as well as wild west shows, I know in the 1930's and 40's minor league baseball teams played there as well. (November 2008)

Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society

Originally a baseball field and the site of the first night baseball game. Many famous ballplayers played here. The park has been replaced by houses and a supermarket.

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