Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|In which Ohio city was a replica of Crosley Field built, with the same field dimensions, outfield terrace, wall heights, and replica scoreboard? ||Crosley Field
Blue Ash. The replica was dedicated in 1988 at the Blue Ash Sports Center. The Reds have sponsored old-timer reunions and games at the field.
|Who did the Reds play in their last home game at Crosley Field?||Crosley Field
San Francisco Giants. Cincinnati defeated San Francisco 5-4 on June 24, 1970, in the last game played at Crosley Field. Lee May hit the last home run there to provide the winning margin.
|How many all-star games were played at Crosley Field?||Crosley Field
2. In 1938, the National league won 4-1 and, in 1953, the National League again won 5-1.
|Who recorded their 3000th career hit at Crosley Field?||Crosley Field
Hank Aaron. Aaron recorded his 3000th hit in Cincinnati on May 17, 1970, in the second game of a doubleheader. The Atlanta Braves won the game 7-6.
Rose got his 3000th at Riverfront Stadium in 1978, Mays at Candlestick Park in 1970, and Clemente at Three Rivers Stadium in 1972.
|What year did Crosley Field disappear due to flood waters from nearby Mill Creek?||Crosley Field
1937. In January 1937, Mill Creek rose to 21 feet, covering Crosley Field. A photographer even got Reds pitchers Gene Schott and Lee Grissom to row a boat over the outfield fences into Crosley while he took pictures.
|Who did the Reds play in the first major league night game played at Crosley Field? ||Crosley Field
Philadelphia Phillies. The Reds won the game 2-1 on May 24, 1935. President Franklin D. Roosevelt flicked a special switch in the White House to turn the lights on.
|The first night game played at Crosley Field featured the Reds playing an exhibition game against a team from which Ohio city?||Crosley Field
Dayton. On September 12, 1931, the Reds lost to a team from Dayton 14-7. 44 year old Grover Cleveland Alexander pitched three innings for Dayton. The Reds had played a game earlier that afternoon against the Brooklyn Dodgers and were scheduled to play a doubleheader against the New York Giants the next day.
|How many World Series did the Reds host at Crosley Field?||Crosley Field
4. The Reds went two and two in their four series played at Crosley.
1919--beat the Chicago White Sox in 8 games.
1939--lost to the New York Yankees in 4 games.
1940--beat Detroit in 7 games.
1961--lost to the New York Yankees in 5 games.
In 1970, the year that the Reds moved from Crosley Field to Riverfront Stadium, the Reds made the World Series.
Redland Field. The park had its name changed to Crosley Field, when the team was purchased by Powel Crosley in 1934.
|Who did the Reds play in their first home game at Crosley Field in 1912?||Crosley Field
Chicago Cubs. On April 11, 1912, the Reds defeated the Chicago Cubs 10-6 in the first game at Crosley Field. The park wasn't formally dedicated until May 18th of that year, the Reds losing to the New York Giants that day 4-3.