This day in baseball: Ebbets debut

The Dodgers played their first game at Ebbets Field on April 5, 1913.  25,000 fans watched the exhibition against the Yankees as Brooklyn defeated New York, 3-2.  Casey Stengel hit the new ballpark’s first home run, an inside-the-parker.

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The first exhibition game at Ebbets Field in 1913 (Wikimedia Commons)


2 Comments on “This day in baseball: Ebbets debut”

  1. momshieb says:

    Oh, my God, what a great photo!!!!!


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