Broadway Park: The Denver Bears’ First Home in La Alma Lincoln Park []

Date posted: April 14, 2015

Broadway Park, at the intersection of 6th Avenue and the Cherry Creek, the most southwesterly corner of  today’s La Alma Lincoln Park neighborhood, was the original home field of the Denver Bears. The prominent field also hosted the first decade of the Denver Post Tournament, which grew to a be a premier national baseball event…

The arena was actually first built for an Association of American Wheelmen in 1893, and also hosted many bicycle races, college football, coursing, and other local athletic demonstrations. The park was centrally located and connected to the city by nearby Denver Circle trains, and then the Tramway Co. trolleys. Tebeau’s determination to see professional baseball in Denver and his purchase of Broadway Park would make it Denver’s own “field of dreams” for the first decades of the twentieth century…


Broadway Park 1900

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