Duffy Fairgrounds

Park Name: Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds Stadium

Tenants: Watertown Rapids (Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League)

Opened: 1936

Grandstand Rebuilt: 1948

Address: 970 Coffeen Street, Watertown, New York 13601

Dimensions: 320' (L), 380' (C), 320' (R)

Former Tenants:

Watertown/Massena Bucks (Canadian-American League) 1936

Watertown Athletics (Border League) 1946-1951

Watertown Pirates (New York-Penn League) 1983-1988

Watertown Indians (New York-Penn League) 1989-1998

Watertown Wizards (Northeastern Collegiate Baseball League) 2000-2001

Watertown Wizards (New York Collegiate Baseball League) 2002-2010

Watertown Wizards (Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League) 2011-2013

Watertown Rams (Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League) 2014

Watertown Bucks (North Country Baseball League) 2015

Watertown Bucks (Empire League) 2016

The view from behind home plate at Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds Stadium.

The view from down the first base line.

The view from down the third base line.

The grandstand at Duffy Fairgrounds, as seen from the right field corner.

The fairgrounds style grandstand runs in a long, straight line behind home plate, and is made up of aluminum bleachers with a wooden roof. The grandstand is not ideal for baseball, but was once used for races and other County Fair events.

Because the grandstand runs in a straight line set back from the plate, the park features wooden seating platforms that let fans sit closer to the action.

The seating decks feature plastic seats on wooden risers right up against the fence.

An aluminum bleacher section sits on a wooden platform above the home dugout on the first base side, with more aluminum bleachers on the ground beside it.

The pressbox sits raised above the visitor's dugout on the third base side of the field.

A wooden party deck sits alongside the field in the left field corner of Duffy Fairgrounds.

Picnic tables run along the fence in front of the bullpen in the right field corner.

The concourse at Duffy Fairgrounds is a narrow corridor running underneath the main grandstand.

Batting cages site beyond the left field corner, in front of the fairgrounds' football field.

The long, straight grandstand leads to a wide area of foul territory behind home plate.

The outfield fence is a wooden wall, with a cloth-covered chain link fence acting as the batter's eye in center field.

The scoreboard sits behind the right field wall at Duffy Fairgrounds.

The Watertown Bucks on the field during a game at Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds Stadium.