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Appeal-Democrat Park in Marysville is the home of the Yuba-Sutter Gold Sox. Formerly known as Bryant Field (named for Marysville's former mayor Daniel E. Bryant) and as All Seasons RV Stadium, its new name reflects its sponsorship by the Appeal-Democrat. It is bounded on the north and south by 16th and 14th Streets and on the east and west by C and B Streets. The south and west sides of the stadium are directly across the street from Ellis Lake.
The stadium seats nearly 2,800 people. Its brickwork trim and sunken dugouts give it the look and feel of an old-time ballpark, causing the stadium itself to be considered the biggest selling point of Yuba-Sutter Gold Sox games.1 Its outfield wall is covered with billboards advertising local businesses.
The stadium is available for rental from the Gold Sox during their playing season or from the city of Marysville the rest of the year.
In the early 20th century, a team called the Marysville Giants used to play at Bryant Field. Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth played there on a 1927 cross-country tour, during which Marysville Giants pitcher Clyde Tub Perry struck out Babe Ruth several times. The Marysville Giants later merged with the Yuba City Bears, becoming the Twin Cities Giants.2 The Yuba-Sutter Gold Sox now play there.
1. "Team's a Big Hometown Hit: Yuba-Sutter Gold Sox Thrill Communities Laid Low by Economy" by Bill Patterson, The Sacramento Bee, July 28, 2009
2. Images of America: Marysville by Tammy L. Hopkins and Henry Delamere. San Francisco: Arcadia Publishing, 2007.