A Baseball Game at Quebec City’s Stade Municipal

On July 5th, I attended a CAN-AM League baseball game between the Rockland Boulders and the Capitales de Quebec.

I was particularly interested in checking out the Capitales home park, the Stade Municpal. which dates back to 1938. Under the government of Maurice Duplessis, construction was ordered to build a new baseball stadium during the great depression, creating 900 jobs during that difficult era.

The stadium is designed in a “Streamline Moderne” style, which conjures up an art-deco impression. Hank Aaron (who hit a home run) and Warren Spahn played here on exhibition tours. Gary Carter also spent a portion of his minor league career playing in this park.

Jeremy_MacLaine_Quebec_Capitales_Stade_IMG_5736 Jeremy_MacLaine_Quebec_Capitales_Stade_IMG_5729 Jeremy_MacLaine_Quebec_Capitales_Stade_IMG_5723 Jeremy_MacLaine_Quebec_Capitales_Stade_IMG_5714 Jeremy_MacLaine_Quebec_Capitales_Stade_IMG_5717 Jeremy_MacLaine_Quebec_Capitales_IMG_5786 Jeremy_MacLaine_Quebec_Capitales_Scoreboard Jeremy_MacLaine_Quebec_Capitales_Stade_IMG_5725 Jeremy_MacLaine_Quebec_Capitales_IMG_5732 Jeremy_MacLaine_Quebec_Capitales_IMG_5731 Jeremy_MacLaine_Quebec_Capitales_IMG_5742 Jeremy_MacLaine_Quebec_Capitales_IMG_5750 Jeremy_MacLaine_Quebec_Capitales_IMG_5769 Jeremy_MacLaine_Quebec_Capitales_IMG_5772 Jeremy_MacLaine_Quebec_Capitales_IMG_5753

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.