Joe Becker Stadium
Joplin, Missouri
Year Opened
????

Current Team
None

Affiliate
N/A

League
N/A

Capacity
2,000

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My Grades
Stadium NG Atmosphere NG Concessions NG

Photos taken in 2006
Historic Joe Becker Stadium is probably best known for being Mickey Mantle's home ballpark during his second year of professional baseball. While the park was built in 1918, obviously only the field remains from the original structure. Apparently the park has burned down twice, the last time in 1971. So the metal structure that stands here now was erected sometime after '71. Minor league baseball hasn't been played here since 1954, though apparently it still gets plenty of use by amateur teams (including Missouri Southern University). There has been talk of renovating Joe Becker to accommodate a minor league team (probably an independent one), but this is just in the planning stages right now.
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