|Title||Taking in a performance at ball game, League Park, 1928 |
|Description||League Park is located at E. 66th. and Lexington Ave in Cleveland. Built in the late 1800s, the ballpark was the site of numerous historic sports moments, including Cleveland Indians pitcher Bob Feller's first game (1936), the first unassisted triple play, and first grand slam in World Series history (1920 series). Many famous baseball players appeared and played in games at the park, including Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Satchel Paige and Lou Gehrig. The park, now a
playground, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Photograph is slightly damaged.
|Location Depicted||Cleveland (Ohio)|
|Time Period||Reform and Challenges: 1900-1929|
|Date Original||1928 |
|Object Type||black-and-white photographs|
|Size of Original||6x10 in. |
|Collection Homepage||http://www.clevelandmemory.org/press/ |
|Donor||Cole, Joseph E.|
|Repository||Cleveland State University. Michael Schwartz Library. Special Collections.|
|Repository Homepage||http://web.ulib.csuohio.edu/SpecColl/ |
|Digital Publisher||Cleveland Memory Project |
|Encyclopedia of Cleveland History Entry||http://ech.cwru.edu/ech-cgi/article.pl?id=LP |
|Further Reading||http://scholar.csuohio.edu/search/d?SEARCH=baseball+fields+.ohio |