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Riverfront Stadium




Park Name: Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium

In Use: 1999-2018
Demolished: 2019
Address: 450 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102

Dimensions: 302' (L), 394' (C), 320' (R)

Former Tenants:
Newark Bears (Atlantic League) 1999-2010
New Jersey Institute of Technology Highlanders (NCAA Division I) 2006-2018
Newark Bears (Can-Am League) 2011-2013


The grandstand at Riverfront Stadium. The pressbox had a "Ring of Honor" honoring former players from the minor league Newark Bears and the Negro League Newark Eagles.



The view from down the third base line. The parking garage beyond the right field fence had a "405" marker, noting the distance should any ball strike the garage
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Downtown Newark, as visible from the third base side of the grandstand.



The view from down the first base line. A drawbridge towers over left field, spanning the Passaic River that ran behind the fence.



A large net runs behind the left field wall, stopping balls from sailing into the river, or the road behind the ballpark.



The outfield at Riverfront Stadium.



The Newark Bears on the field at Riverfront Stadium
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