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Henley Field
Full name Athletic Park (1925-1942)
Clare “Doc” Henley Ball Park (1942 to present)
Location 1125 North Florida Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33805-4645
Opened March 17, 1925
Surface Grass
Construction cost $
Capacity 1,000
Field dimensions Left - 325 ft.

Left Center - 365 ft.
Center - 420 ft.
Right Center - 385 ft.

Right - 330 ft.
Lakeland Highlanders (FSL) (1923-1926)
Cleveland Indians (AL) (1924-1927)
Detroit Tigers (AL) (1934-1942, 1946-1965, 2002)
Lakeland Pilots (FIL) (1946-1950, 1952)
Lakeland Patriots (FIL) (1951)
Lakeland Pilots (FSL) (1953-1955)
Lakeland Indians (FSL) (1960)
Lakeland Giants (FSL) (1962)
Lakeland Tigers (FSL) (1963-1964, 2002)
Florida Southern College Moccasins (SSC) (present)
Henley Field Ball Park
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
Henley Field Ball Park is located in Florida
Location: Lakeland, Polk County, Florida
Coordinates: 28°3′24″N 81°57′23″W / 28.05667°N 81.95639°W / 28.05667; -81.95639Coordinates: 28°3′24″N 81°57′23″W / 28.05667°N 81.95639°W / 28.05667; -81.95639
Built/Founded: 1925
Architectural style(s): Mission/Spanish Revival
Governing body: Local government
Added to NRHP: May 23, 1997
NRHP Reference#: 97000458

The Henley Field Ball Park is a historic site in Lakeland, Florida. It is located at 1125 North Florida Avenue. Clare Henley, for whom the park was named in 1942, encouraged its construction in an effort to persuade a professional baseball team to train there. On May 23, 1997, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.


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