Items Tagged ‘Major League Baseball’

Beloved Neighborhood Ballparks

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 […]

Japanese American Baseball:    A Shared Experience - Part 1

Japanese American Baseball: A Shared Experience – Part 1

As part of the National Ballpark Museum’s upcoming event on July 27th: ‘Japanese American Baseball A Shared Experience’, I would like to spend a few days and share some of the history surrounding the Japanese American baseball experience. First of course, a reminder about the event. It takes place at History Colorado Center on July […]