Joe Bauman Stadium

Park Name: Joe Bauman Stadium at Coca-Cola Park

Tenants: Roswell Invaders (Pecos League)

Opened: 1939

Grandstand Rebuilt: 2005

Address: 2500 East Poe Road, Roswell, New Mexico 88201

Dimensions: 340' (L), 383' (C), 315' (R)

Former Names:

Fair Park Stadium (1939-2005)

Former Tenants:

Roswell Rockets (Longhorn League) 1949-1955

Roswell Rockets (Southwestern League) 1956

Roswell Pirates (Sophomore League) 1959

The view from the main entrance behind the grandstand at Joe Bauman Stadium.

The view from behind home plate.

The view from down the first base line. The park features grass baselines leading to and from home plate.

The view from down the third base line. The ballpark is adjacent to a fairgrounds, and stands for the fair sit behind the right field wall.

The grandstand at Joe Bauman Stadium, as seen from the left field corner.

The stands behind home plate feature a small aluminum bleacher section and the pressbox above it.

A covered bleacher section sits along the first base line.

A second covered bleacher section runs down the third base side of the park.

A small older set of bleachers sits beside a tree down the left field line at Joe Bauman Stadium.

Dugouts sit at field level beside the concrete backstop.

A small plaque on the concession stand celebrates the dedication of the stadium to Joe Bauman, the former record-holder for most home runs in a minor league season, who played at the park with the Roswell Rockets.

The scoreboard sits behind the wooden outfield fence.

The Roswell Invaders on the field during a game at Joe Bauman Stadium.