Crosley Field
(Last 1950's)

Cincinnati, OH
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The site currently is an industrial park.

Classic Moments from the Past

info The park remained virtually unchanged from 1939-1970.
info In left field and to a lesser extent left-center field, the ground sloped upward moderately sharp 4 feet incline starting 15 feet from the fence.
1912 The modern concrete and steel ballpark was erected in 1912 and replaced League Park.
1912 April 11: The stadium opens and the Reds don't disappoint the fans as they beat the Cubs 10-6.
1934 The park is officially renamed from Redland Field to Crosley Field.
1935 May 24: Site of the first major league night game President Franklin Roosevelt throws the switch from the White House turning on the lights.
1937 January: The Mill Creek flood submerged the whole park under 21 feet of water.
1938 June 11: Johnny Vander Meer pitches his first of two consecutive no hitters.
1944 Pitcher Joe Nuxhall, youngest major league player in history at age 15, debuts for the Reds pitching 2/3 of an inning yielding 5 runs on 5 walks, 2 singles and a wild pitch.
1970 June 24: The last game at the storied park was played before 28,027 fans. The Reds won 5-4 beating the Giants. Home plate was transported to the Reds new park, Riverfront Stadium.
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