Park T. Pigott Memorial Stadium

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Park T. Pigott Memorial Stadium (located in Terry Park and better known by that name or as Terry Park Ballfield) is a baseball stadium in Fort Myers, Florida. It was built in 1921 and still exists, although it was heavily renovated at various times over its history. Terry Park was heavily damaged by hurricanes in 2004, the ballpark was demolished in 2005. A 200-seat grandstand is now all that remains of the original 5000-seat ballpark. It was home to the Florida State League's Fort Myers Palms in 1926, as well as to the Fort Myers Royals from 1978 to 1987. It has also, on a few select occasions, served as home to the FSL's Fort Myers Miracle.

Beginning in 1925, Terry Park has, at various times, been the home Spring Training grounds to the Philadelphia Athletics, Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Kansas City Royals. It was also used by the Fort Myers Sun Sox of the short-lived Senior Professional Baseball Association during their 1989/90 season as well as their second season until the league folded December 28, 1990. All three playoff games of the SPBA's first season were played at Terry Park since no other of the teams' parks were available due to the start of Major League Baseball spring training.

It now is used for various levels of amateur baseball tournaments.