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Encyclopedia > Oakland Park, New Jersey

Oakland Park was the name used for a ball park used by the New York Giants for two games in 1889. Major league affiliations National League (1883-present) West Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (5) 1954 â€¢ 1933 â€¢ 1922 â€¢ 1921 1905  NL Pennants (20) 2002 â€¢ 1989 â€¢ 1962 â€¢ 1954 1951 â€¢ 1937 â€¢ 1936 â€¢ 1933 1924 â€¢ 1923 â€¢ 1922 â€¢ 1921 1917 â€¢ 1913 â€¢ 1912 â€¢ 1911 1905 â€¢ 1904 â€¢ 1889 â€¢ 1888 West Division titles (6... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


While the team was evicted from the Polo Grounds, the Giants split their season's home games between the St. George Cricket Grounds in Staten Island and Oakland Park in Jersey City, New Jersey. The park was located at the corner of Oakland and Hoboken Avenues. The games were played on May 24 and May 25 against the Boston Braves. The games were split between the two teams. The Polo Grounds was the name given to four different stadiums in New York City used by Major League Baseballs New York Giants from 1883 until 1957, New York Metropolitans from 1883 until 1885, the New York Yankees from 1912 until 1922, and by the New York Mets in... St. ... Staten Island lies to the southwest of the rest of New York City. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: http://www. ... May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... Two major American professional sports teams have existed under the name Boston Braves, both of which still exist today but are no longer located in Boston, Massachusetts. ...


 
 

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