Eastwood Field in Niles, Ohio

eastwood-field-in-nilesThe stadium first opened for the 1999 season when an expansion was granted of the Eastern League franchise Erie Sea Wolves franchise moved to Niles.

This Field is actually a stadium located in Niles, Ohio, United States for playing the American game of baseball in the minor leagues. It is currently the home of the Scrappers with Mahoning Valley in front as previous names, a Cleveland Indians affiliate in the New York–Penn League.

The name of the stadium when it was first constructed was named after William Cafaro and was named Cafaro Field. Mr. Cafaro started a company which was a real estate development company. In 2003, the stadium received a new name so it would match another Cafaro property, the Mall called Eastwood, which was home on the United States Route 422 and was behind the stadium. The All-Star Pennsylvania/New York game was hosted by Eastwood Field in August of 2012. The franchise, Boston Brawlers decided in 2015 they would relocate for the Fall Experiment Football League to play their home games here at this stadium and changed their name to the Brawlers, but still used Mahoning Valley in front. The team split up before they even had their first game.

Today various teams play at Eastwood Field which brings in fans from around the area that follows such teams as the Senior baseball team in the tri-county area, the baseball team, Youngstown State Penguins, and of course, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers which are a minor league baseball team. This team plays in the short-season A classification in the Pinckney Division of the New York-Pennsylvania League. The Mahoning Valley Scrappers won the League championship in 2004.

Along with baseball, the Eastwood Field is known for other entertainment venues and concerts such as Nelly, Foreigner, and Bad Company, to name a few. The stadium hosts all kinds of events that bring in visitors from around the United States.

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