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Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Columbus Buckeyes
1883-84, 1889-91
 
The Columbus Buckeyes Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., April 14, 2010
1. The Columbus Buckeyes Marker
 
Inscription.
Columbus' first major league club played their home games at Recreation Park located at the intersection of Mound Street and Parsons Avenue. The park was one of the first in the country to have both a grass infield and a grass outfield. Columbus' second major league franchise played at Recreation Park II, known as “The Recy”, located on East Whittier and Ebner Streets.
 
Erected 2009.
 
Location. 39° 58.097′ N, 83° 0.596′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Neil Avenue and Nationwide Boulevard, on the left when traveling north on Neil Avenue. Click for map. Marker is near the Huntington Park ticket office and Center Field Entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus OH 43215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Columbus' First Professional Game (here, next to this marker); The Western League (here, next to this marker); The Negro Leagues in Columbus (here, next to this marker); The Columbus Senators (here, next to this marker); The Red Birds (here, next to this marker); The Jets (here, next to this marker); The Clippers (here, next to this marker); Harold M. Cooper (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
 
Columbus' Baseball History Markers Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Columbus' Baseball History Markers
Looking NW into Huntington Park.
 

 
Also see . . .
1. The Columbus Clippers. (Submitted on April 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. The Columbus Buckeyes. (Submitted on April 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. The Columbus Solons. (Submitted on April 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
Huntington Park Center Field Entrance Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Huntington Park Center Field Entrance
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 681 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.
 
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