Save the Date - 6th Annual Copper City Classic Vintage Base Ball Tournament

Dates: Saturday and Sunday April 11 and 12, 2015 at the Historic Warren Ballpark in Bisbee, Arizona. Gates will open at 9:30 a.m. on both days. Games will be played all day. Added attraction: Last year our friend James “Mudcat” Grant missed the tournament because he was in Kansas City receiving the prestigious Negro League Baseball Museum, Jackie Robinson Lifetime Achievement Award. “Mudcat” is returning to the tournament in 2015. Bisbee loved Mudcat and Mudcat loved Bisbee. We look forward to spending time with him again. Stay tuned for further details as the date gets closer.Cost:Two-day ticket: $15One-day ticket: $10 - Select Saturday or Sunday ticket ...read more

Posted on Sunday, September 07, 2014

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Thanks for a Successful 2014 Tournament

The Friends of Warren Ballpark’s 5th Copper City Classic Vintage Base Ball Tournament was a success, thanks to our volunteers, teams, vendors and cranks (fans) and Bisbee school district staff.The Friends of Warren Ballpark’s 5th Copper City Classic Vintage Base Ball Tournament was a success, thanks to our volunteers, teams, vendors and cranks (fans) and Bisbee school district staff. All eight teams played well keeping the Arizona Territories Vintage Base Ball League (ATVBBL) tournament exciting to the end. Kudos to the Glendale Gophers for winning the championship. Your local team, the Bisbee Black Sox, deserve a lot of credit. They were the most improved team winning three out of five ...read more

Posted on Wednesday, April 30, 2014

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2013 Newsletter Released

Our resident historian, Mike Anderson, just released our latest newsletter! Packed with news about our most successful tournament yet and other great news. Check it out here!  ...read more

Posted on Monday, August 26, 2013

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Buy A History of Warren Ballpark, by ballpark historian, Mike Anderson

Buy A History of Warren Ballpark, by ballpark historian, Mike Anderson

A book on the history of Warren Ballpark is now available. Click here to buy  a copy of the book on line. If there is a place where the ghosts of baseball players come at night to relive their glory days, it is Warren Ballpark in the old copper-mining town of Bisbee, Arizona. Warren Ballpark has been in use as a sports facility since 1909--longer than any other ballpark in the United States. Some of the most colorful and notable figures in baseball history have stepped onto its field as barnstorming big leaguers or as minor-league players hoping to make their way up to the ""Big Show."" Several ...read more

Posted on Sunday, February 10, 2013 (updated 6/6/2013)

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Warren Ballpark's Bathrooms, The Before Photos

Warren Ballpark's Bathrooms, The Before Photos

The currrent bathrooms are ancient and not handicapped accessbile. They can't be upgraded without compromising the historic grandstand. The Friends are raising funds and applying for grants to build free-standing modern bathrooms to replace the aging bathrooms. Please help. Any size donation is welcomed. Donate here! ...read more

Posted on Thursday, June 28, 2012

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