Lynchburg City Stadium – Lynchburg VA

Description

This ballpark (also known as Calvin Falwell Field) was built with the assistance of WPA funds is currently home to the Lynchburg Hillcats, a Minor League baseball team.

“The ballpark project began in 1936, after the city purchased 28 acres of land … for $30,000. City Stadium was completed in 1939, thanks in part to a $100,000 grant from the Works Progress Administration. The city contributed the remaining $190,000.”

Source notes

"The Ultimate Minor League Baseball Road Trip" by Josh Pahigian (page 92)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on December 15, 2013.

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Location Info


3180 Fort Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24501

Coordinates: 37.3942121, -79.16799750000001

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