At its height, the Baseball Ground could accommodate around 42,000 spectators. The record attendance was 41,826 for a match against Tottenham Hotspur in 1969. Later, the stadium was slowly converted to become all-seater from terracing and the capacity eventually dropped to 18,300.

The stadium featured two cantilever 3-tier stands at either end, both with the lowest tier not facing completely straight towards the pitch (due to the previous configuration for baseball) giving a wedge-like appearance at one end. Also, in one corner was a unique stand that was more house-like, mainly for media use.

Derby County moved to the brand new Pride Park Stadium in 1997. The last league match to be played there was against Arsenal, though the stadium continued to be used for reserve team games for a few seasons afterwards. In 2003, the Baseball Ground was demolished to make way for housing.

The Baseball Ground was once used for an international match: England beat Ireland 2-1 in a British Home Championship match on February 11, 1911