Independence in Montgomery County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
First Night Game in Organized Baseball
April 28, 1930
Western Association League
Independence Producers vs
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 37° 14.325′ N, 95° 42.209′ W. Marker was in Independence, Kansas, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker is above the Emmot Field ticket office, in Riverfront Park, off Oak Street east of Pennsylvania Avenue (US Hwy 75). Marker was in this post office area: Independence KS 67301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Kayo's Boys (a few steps from this marker); United Spanish War Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); F-100F Super Sabre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); A. C. Stich Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. George Tann (approx. 0.3 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.8 miles away); Stoddard - Thompson Memorial Bell (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Independence.
Regarding First Night Game in Organized Baseball. The stadium grandstand was demolished beginning on July 28, 2015. The disposition of
Also see . . .
1. Shulthis Stadium. (Submitted on July 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. In the Vanguard of Night Baseball. (Submitted on July 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. Demolition of Shulthis Stadium Begins (July 28, 2015). (Submitted on September 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 428 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.