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As a baseball field, the stadium was best known for the windy conditions, damp air and dew from fog, and chilly temperatures.
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and buggies and wagons and chugging Fords kept gathering all morning, until the edges of the field were packed thick and small boys kept scampering out on the playing field to make fun of the visitors -- whose pitcher was a formidable looking young man with the only baseball cap.
In 1908 he was involved in trying to start a new professional baseball league, the " Union Professional League " which took the field in April but folded one month later.
Caltech has athletic teams in baseball, men's and women's basketball, cross country, fencing, men's soccer, swimming and diving, men's and women's tennis, track and field, women's volleyball, and men's and women's water polo.
It was agreed that two games would be played on Harvard ’ s Jarvis baseball field in Cambridge, Massachusetts on May 14 and 15, 1874: one to be played under Harvard rules, another under the stricter rugby regulations of McGill.
In addition to the traditional American team sports ( football, basketball, baseball, and ice hockey ), Dartmouth competes at the varsity level in many other sports including track and field, sailing, tennis, rowing, soccer, skiing, and lacrosse.
He was the Hearst newspapers ' baseball columnist for many years, beginning in 1911, and his knack for spotting the eccentric and the unusual, on the field or in the stands, is credited with revolutionizing the way baseball was covered.
The school offers a range of men's and women's varsity sports, including football, baseball, softball, basketball, volleyball, track & field, cross country, tennis, and soccer.
Harwich is known for its excellent boys basketball, girls basketball, girls field hockey, softball and baseball teams.
There is also the " inside-the-park " home run, increasingly rare in modern baseball, where the batter reaches home safely while the baseball is in play on the field.
His success on the football field led to several football scholarship offers, which he turned down to pursue a career in professional baseball.
Students compete in football, basketball, soccer, women's swimming, diving, women's volleyball, baseball, women's lacrosse, field hockey, golf, cross country, track and field, and softball.
Most recently, James Madison University has used funds to create a new baseball and softball field complex by Memorial Hall.
City Island Ballpark in Daytona Beach, Florida — the baseball field that became the Dodgers ' de facto spring training site in 1947 — was renamed Jackie Robinson Ballpark in 1989.
When the National League's chief counsel, future Senator George Wharton Pepper referred to the activities of baseball players on the field as " labor ", Landis interrupted him: " As a result of 30 years of observation, I am shocked because you call playing baseball ' labor.
Men's sports include: baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, and track and field.
The best-known instance of the parabola in the history of physics is the trajectory of a particle or body in motion under the influence of a uniform gravitational field without air resistance ( for instance, a baseball flying through the air, neglecting air friction ).
Off the field, Clemente was involved in charity work in Puerto Rico and other Latin American countries, often delivering baseball equipment and food to those in need.
Men compete at the varsity level in baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, indoor and outdoor track and field, lacrosse, rowing, soccer and tennis.
baseball and stadium
Doubleday Field is a minor league baseball stadium named for Abner Doubleday, located in Cooperstown, New York, near the Baseball Hall of Fame.
* Benjamin Franklin Shibe, baseball executive and namesake of the longtime Philadelphia baseball stadium
He ultimately chose the former when a deal between the city, Hamilton County, and Major League Baseball's Cincinnati Reds ( who were seeking a replacement for the obsolete Crosley Field ) was struck that resulted in an agreement to build a multipurpose stadium which could host both baseball and football games.
The massive stadium did, however, permit the Indians to set the then record for the largest crowd to see a Major League baseball game.
The Colorado Baseball Commission, led by banking executive Larry Varnell, was successful in getting Denver voters to approve a 0. 1 percent sales tax to help finance a new baseball stadium.
View from the Stamford Bridge ( stadium )# West_Stand | West Stand of Stamford Bridge ( stadium ) | Stamford Bridge during a UEFA Champions League | Champions League game, 2008 In October 1905 it hosted a rugby union match between the All Blacks and Middlesex, and in 1914 hosted a baseball match between the touring New York Giants and the Chicago White Sox.
Located at 4 Yawkey Way, it has served as the home ballpark of the Boston Red Sox baseball club since it opened in 1912 and is the oldest Major League Baseball stadium currently in use.
In 1911, owner John I. Taylor purchased the land bordered by Brookline Avenue, Jersey Street, Van Ness Street and Lansdowne Street and developed it into a larger baseball stadium.
Clemens recalled telling the driver " No, Fenway Park, it's a baseball stadium ... this is a warehouse.
Just on the horizon, the structure of the new domed stadium was more prevalent and it would soon change the way that baseball was watched in Houston and around the league.
Brookside Park, situated next to the Rose Bowl, features a baseball diamond and stadium named Jackie Robinson Field.
Black people were rounded up by the Oklahoma National Guard and put into several internment centers, including a baseball stadium.
More than 6, 000 Greenwood residents were arrested and detained at three local facilities: Convention Hall, now known as the Brady Theater, the Fairgrounds ( then located about a mile northeast of Greenwood ), and McNulty Park ( a baseball stadium at Tenth Street and Elgin Avenue ).
By the 1960s there was revived interest in minor league baseball for Toledo, and public official Ned Skeldon led the effort to remodel the Lucas County Fairgrounds stadium into a suitable minor league ballpark.
* April 17 – Russwood Park, a baseball stadium in Memphis, Tennessee, burns to the ground from a fire shortly after a Chicago White Sox versus Cleveland Indians Major League Baseball game.
Yankee Stadium closed following the 2008 baseball season, and the new stadium opened in 2009, adopting the " Yankee Stadium " moniker.
Yankee Stadium was the first three-tiered sports facility in the United States and one of the first baseball parks to be given the lasting title of stadium.
* Cisco Field, a future baseball stadium to be built in San Jose, California that will be the home venue for the Oakland Athletics
The flags at St. Louis City Hall and the St. Louis County Government Center were lowered to half-staff, the local television news anchors all wore black suits for the next several days, and a public visitation was held in the stadium before the next baseball game after his death, with free admission to the game for all the mourners who filed past his coffin.