Shibe Park - history, photos and more of the Philadelphia Athletics and Phillies former ballpark
Information and pictures of Shibe Park, former home of the Philadelphia Athletics and Phillies
The Old Ballparks
I've written before lamenting the loss of the old pre-World War I baseball fields. Only Wrigley Field and Fenway Park remain now that old Yankee Stadium (1923) has closed down. For those of you too young to remember them, I have put together a series of old pictures of the exterior and interior of these classic stadiums. Most of the newer parks have attempted to recapture the atmosphere of the old parks. (You don't want to see what kind of stadiums existed in between these two eras.) Here…
Connie Mack Stadium, Philadelphia, PA, June 5, 1960 – Doubleheader action between the Pirates and Phillies in one of baseball great Shrines once known as Shibe Park | Baseball History Comes Alive!
Tweet Built in 1909 and baptized with the name of Shibe Park, the Athletics constructed one of the two ground breaking ballparks of it’s era (Forbes Field being the other) by leading the change from wooden ballparks, vulnerable to just the smallest spark of fire, to a concrete and steel venues that would stand the...
Cleveland Municipal Stadium - history, photos and more of the forme home of the Cleveland Indians
Information and pictures of Cleveland Municipal Stadium, former home of the Cleveland Indians
Picture Portfolio №7: Lost Ballparks
Bob Mayer has written, “When I hear Sinatra’s ‘There Used To Be A Ballpark,’ which was his personal ode to Ebbets Field, I think of the Dodgers and Giants leaving town. At the time I was dumbfounded…
Debbie Sipes - Detroit Freelance Photographer and Visual Artist
I am a Detroit artistic photographer and visual artist that specializes in capturing fabulous and creative images. I have a business degree in Marketing with years of studying photography & design. Artistic Fashion, Product & Portraiture Photography.