What's left of Heritage Park

Heritage Park rundown

Onetime habitat of the rare diamond dog.

Check out these photos of Heritage Park by Flickr user dougtone. It's kind of remarkable how overgrown and rundown the place looks now (the pics are from this past summer).

The Albany-Colonie Diamond Dogs were the last regular tenant of Heritage Park. The independent league baseball team dissolved in 2002.

These photos -- and the stadium's condition -- reminded us of The World Without Us.

Updated: Eugene writes: "The World Without Us? How about "Life After People," the
Emmy-nominated History Channel series directed by Argyle resident
David De Vries?"

photo: Flickr user dougtone

Find It

Heritage Park
Heritage Ln
Colonie, NY 12205

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This website has pictures of the stadium in '99.
http://www.frontiernet.net/~rochballparks2/albany/heritage.htm

Instead of building Bruno Stadium in Troy, they should have spent the money modernizing and upgrading Heritage Park.

I took these photos and was happily surprised to see my photos make the blog. I also took some pictures of the old ballpark in January 2007 (also included in the Flickr set), which makes the park look rundown then too.

i remember this park i remember my family and saw 2 diamond dog games there back in 2000 and the summer of 2001 i think its shame that they let that place go and then demolished the remains of it hopefuly one day they would rebuild it with a new team

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