What was the first major league baseball stadium to get lights?
I know the first night game was May 24, 1935 at Crosley Field in Cincinnati, OH. A second source sites it as the first professional ballpark with lights. Sources: http://www.baseball-almanac.com/firsts/first10.shtml
The first MLB night game was played on May 24th, 1935 at Crosley Field in Cincinnati between the Reds and the Philadelphia Phillies. The Reds won 2-1. "The first game played under lights by major league teams didnot take place in Cincinnati. It occured in (an exhibition game) February 21, 1931 at (Houston Buffs) Buff Stadium in Houston (Texas) between the Chicago White Sox and New York Giants. It was the first time two major…
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No baseball has officialy been hit out of New Busch Stadium which opened in 2006. At least not during a regular Major League Game. Here is al little bit of history. Back in 1986 a player by the name of Mike Laga hit the only baseball ever to be hit out of Old Busch Stadium (1966-2005). Although it was a foul ball it actually left the stadium and landed in a flower bed just outside…
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