Acklam Park on Green Lane, in Acklam, Middlesbrough
, in north east England held 45 first class and 24 list A limited overs matches between 1956 and 1996.The 12-acre (49,000 m sq) ground, which also holds two Rugby
fields, was established in 1932 and is the home ground of Middlesbrough Cricket Club who were founded in 1875.
The main pavilion and most of the banking which surrounds the playing area were built in 1953 and Yorkshire CCC played their first match there, against Glamorgan CCC in 1956. 13100 spectators watched the County Championship match against Warwickshire
CCC in 1967, but Yorkshire's decision to centralise their games at Headingley saw them play their last match there, against Surrey
CCC, in 1996.
Yorkshire suffered the ignominy of being bowled out for 23 by Hampshire
CCC in 1965 when Butch White took 6 for 10, but the best bowling figures on the ground belong to Arnie Sidebottom who took 8 for 72 against Leicestershire
CCC in 1986. Two batsmen scored double centuries, Alan Wells
making 253 not out for Sussex
CCC in 1991 and Mark Waugh 207 not out for Essex
CCC the previous year.