Inscription. Early Major League baseball park opened here, 1909. Renamed, 1953. Home to Athletics 1909 - 1954: Phillies 1938 - 1970. Site of three Negro League World Series; five A's World Series victories. Razed, 1976.
By Erik Lander, July 30, 2006
|1. Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium Marker|
Erected 1997 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 59.816′ N, 75° 11.046′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on West Lehigh Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2001 West Lehigh Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19132, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benj. H. Hodgson (approx. ¼ mile away); Commercial Digital Computer Birthplace (approx. 0.4 miles away); Capt. Henry J. Biddle (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rear Admiral John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren (approx. half a mile away); Laurel Hill Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Laurel Hill Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Lieutenant Joseph Bonnell (approx. 0.6 miles away); General Hugh Mercer (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . .
1. Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Shibe Park. ballparksofbaseball.com (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 776 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on April 27, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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