Hartwell Field – Mobile, Alabama

Opened In: 1944

Location: South Ann Street between Virginia and Tennessee Streets, Mobile, AL

Seating Capacity: 5000

 

Hartwell Field was home to the Mobile Bears (a farm league team for the Brooklyn Dodgers) and was used in the spring and summer months for outdoor wrestling cards in the late 50s and early 1960s. The stadium was torn down in the mid 1970s and the land is now home to the Mobile Police Department’s vehicle garage and lot.

 

Entrance to Hartwell Field.

Entrance to Hartwell Field.

 

Shot of the crowd at an outdoor wrestling card at Hartwell Field early 1960s

 

Site of the former Hartwell Field