Ebbets Field

Location
Brooklyn, NY
First Game
1913
Last Game
1957
Demolished
1960

Today
The Ebbets Field Apartments now occupies the site.


Classic Moments from the Past

1913 April 9: Inaugural Day at the park sees the Phillies beat the Dodgers 1-0.
1924 September 16: St. Louis first baseman Jim Bottomley hits a grand slam home run, a two run home run, a double and three singles and drives in a record 12 runs as the Cards trounce the Dodgers 17-3.
1934 September 21: Dizzy and Paul Dean of the Cardinals each throw a shutout in a double header versus the Dodgers.
1938 June 15: The first night game at the park sees Cincinnati's Johnny Vander Meer pitch his second consecutive no-hitter beating the Dodgers 6-0.
1939 August 26: Baseball's first televised game is broadcast on NBC with Red Barber at the mic. The network airs Game 1 of a doubleheader versus the Reds. Viewers as far as 50 miles away viewed and heard the ball game.
1947 April 15: Opening Day and Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier and trots out to first base for the Dodgers.
1950 August 31: Brooklyn first baseman Gil Hodges hits 4 home runs and a single, driving in 9 runs as the Dodgers pound the Boston Braves 19-3.
1957 Duke Snider hits the last home run ever hit at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn.
1957 September 24: With the imminent departure of the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles, Brooklyn plays the final game at the fabled stadium. The crowd of only 6,702 witness the Dodgers beating the Pirates 2-0.
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