Peoria's first ballpark was Sylvan Park which housed the Peoria Reds until 1882, followed by Lake View Park which was the home for Peoria baseball for 40 years from 1883 until 1922. From 1923 until 1957, Woodruff Field was the home to pro baseball in Peoria and from 1983 until 2002, Bradley University's Meinen Field / Vonachen Stadium served as the center for NCAA and professional Midwest League ball.