By Rich Westcott
Twenty-first highway and Lehigh street. initially referred to as Shibe
Park and later Connie Mack Stadium, it opened in 1909 as
America�s first steel-and-concrete stadium. while it closed in
1970, it had earned a distinct position within the hearts and minds of
Philadelphia activities lovers. domestic of the Athletics for forty six years, the
Phillies for 32 and a part seasons, and the Eagles for 18 years, it
was additionally the positioning of many boxing fits, Negro League baseball
games, and faculty and highschool baseball and soccer games.
Over the years, because the region built, Shibe Park turned known
for its obstructed perspectives, scrumptious sizzling canines, Sunday curfews,
absence of beer, and boobirds. in addition to memorable groups and
games, the ballpark performed host to 8 global sequence and two
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