Beloved Neighborhood Ballparks

In the early 1900’s every Major League team played their games in small, poorly built stadiums. Most of these stadiums had capacities under 10,000. They were all wooden construction with bleacher type seating all around and had huge issues with fire. In 1900 League Park in Cincinnati burned down and in 1911, the third version […]

First Night Game in Major League History

The need for Night Games Baseball needed night games. It made sense that most people worked during the day, so attending a daytime game during the week was not possible for the average baseball fan. Weekend games were full, at least on Saturdays, but most cities banned baseball on Sundays. This made it difficult for […]