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John Petrakis Field

aka Johnny Petrakis Field
aka John Petrakis Park
aka Petrakis Park
aka 4th Street Park
originally Municipal Stadium

Petrakis Field was constructed in 1915, and was originally called Municipal Stadium. The field hosted the Dubuque Packers from 1954 through 1976. The name was changed before the 1967 season. The current Petrakis Field on Chaplain Schmitt Island is not the same facility.


Source of Name: Named for long-time Dubuque baseball promoter John Petrakis. Petrakis, a local businessman, was the team president for many of Dubuque's Midwest League seasons.



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Dubuque, Iowa
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  Left Center Right Seating
  330  380    330   3,000  (1975)
  340  390    340   2,500  (1974)
  340  400    340   4,500  (1967)
  340  400    340   4,000  (1965)
  340  400    340   3,700  (1964)
  340  400    340   4,400  (1963)
  325  375    269   3,700  (1962)
  350  365    250   3,400  (1961)
                    4,000  (1959)
                    3,500  (1957)
                    2,750  (1955)

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