Special Sub-Topic: Major & Minor League Ballparks
|When did Forbes Field open?|
1909. When Forbes Field first opened its doors in 1909, 30,000 fans rushed inside to watch the Pittsburgh Pirates play.
|The Vancouver Canadians played at Nat Baily stadium from 1978 to 1999?
t. In its first seasons, Nat Baily Stadium was called Capilano Stadium
where the Single-A Capilanos played.
|Which team played at Rickwood Stadium from 1923 to 1950?|
Birmingham Black Barons. The Birmingham Black Barons were a negro team that won the 1948
|Cinergy Field was in which shape?|
cookie cutter. Yes belive it or not stadiums do have shape categories,
which include: cookie cutters, domes, semi domes and coliseum.
|Who was the mascot of the California Quakes?|
Tremor. The minor league California Quakes' mascot was a crocodile named Tremor.
|What was the seating capacity of Gus Greenlee Field?|
7,500. Gus Greenlee field opened its doors on April 29, 1932, with a crowd
estimated to be at least 5000 coming to see the home team
Pittsburgh Crawfords play the New York Black Yankees.
|At Dunn Tire Park, which foul line is 325 feet long?|
left. The large multi million dollar park is home to the minor league
team the Buffalo Bisons.
|Sportsman's Park was owned by the St. Louis Browns from 1920 to 1952?
t. The Browns owned it from 1902-1952. The St. Louis Cardinals bought Sportsman's Park from the Browns. The Browns moved to Baltimore two seasons later.
|At Victory Field, one of the amenities is a hot tub in right field?
t. In 1996, the modern Victory Field opened its doors to become the new home to the minor league Indianapolis Indians.
|Where did Babe Ruth hit his 714th and final home run?|
Forbes Field. On May 25,1935, Babe Ruth hit his final home run ever, and it was the first home run to clear the right field roof in Forbes Field. He retired as a Boston Brave.
|During its first 20 years of baseball at Busch Stadium the song "Take me out to the ballgame." was sung during the seventh inning stretch. true or false? |
f. The song "Take me out to the ballgame" was never sung until new owners restored the song to the seventh inning. during the first 20 years the Budweiser theam was played on the loud speaker.
|_____ the Beagle was the Mets' first mascot.|
Homer. Homer th Beagle was the first mascot who would be found holding up a banner with the words "Lets go Mets!"
|The Boston National League team was called what? |
d) all of the above (a) The Red Stockings, b) The Beaneaters, c) The Doves). Boston's National League teams played home games at South End Grounds.
The grandstands were erected in 1888 and was known as the Grand Pavilion.
|June 17, 1960 ______ ______ hits his 500th career home run.|
Ted Williams. Ted williams' 500th career home run was hit in Cleveland stadium.
|1999 attendance total at Municipal Stadium was 109,417.
true or false? |
f. The attendance total of 1999 was 108,417 with an average game attendance of 1,527 out of a 4,600 seating capacity.
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