This day in baseball: Ebbets debut
Posted: April 5, 2019 Filed under: 20th Century, This day in baseball | Tags: Baseball, Brooklyn Dodgers, Casey Stengel, Ebbets Field, history, Major League Baseball, MLB, New York Yankees, sports
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.
The first exhibition game at Ebbets Field in 1913 (Wikimedia Commons)