Bowman Field

Bowman Field (HMT87)

Location: Williamsport, PA 17701 Lycoming County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 14.502', W 77° 2.826'

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Built 1926. Long noted as Pennsylvania's oldest operating minor league baseball park and the nation's second oldest. The first professional game here was played April 27, 1926, between the Williamsport Grays and the Negro league Harrisburg Giants. Over the years this park became home to successive Williamsport teams and hosted many major league teams for exhibition games. Originally Memorial Field; renamed 1929 for J. Walton Bowman.
HM NumberHMT87
Year Placed2000
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 2:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 328461 N 4567609
Decimal Degrees41.24170000, -77.04710000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 14.502', W 77° 2.826'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 14' 30.12" N, 77° 2' 49.56" W
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Area Code(s)570, 717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 Lycoming Creek Bikeway, Williamsport PA 17701, US
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