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Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ebbets Field

 
 
Ebbets Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, January 2, 2004
1. Ebbets Field Marker
Inscription.  
This is the former site of Ebbets Field
 
Erected 1962.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 40° 39.861′ N, 73° 57.462′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is at the intersection of Bedford Avenue and Sullivan Place on Bedford Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1700 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11225, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the Dongan Oak (approx. half a mile away); Line of Defense (approx. half a mile away); Historic Marker of Battle Pass (approx. half a mile away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty, circa 1900 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Four Pairs of Pegasus Figures, 1934 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ionic Capital and Column Base, circa 1901 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Atlantes Figures, circa 1899 (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, New York. Ballparks
Ebbets Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, January 2, 2004
2. Ebbets Field Marker
entry: facts and figures. (Submitted on May 12, 2009.) 

2. Ebbets Field. Ballparks of Baseball entry (Submitted on May 12, 2009.) 

3. Ebbets Field. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on February 3, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Ebbets Field Cornerstone at Cooperstown Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Mary Ellen Coghlan, 1999
3. Ebbets Field Cornerstone at Cooperstown Hall of Fame
Ebbets Field Cornerstone at Cooperstown Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Mary Ellen Coghlan, 1999
4. Ebbets Field Cornerstone at Cooperstown Hall of Fame
Close up of Marker showing 1912 Construction Date of Ebbets Field. The damage to the cornerstone is attributable to a sledge hammer.
Taking a Sledge Hammer to Ebbets Field Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
via Flickr
5. Taking a Sledge Hammer to Ebbets Field Cornerstone
An Unspeakable Act of Vandalism caught on film - SHAME!
Ebbets Field image. Click for full size.
Via Ballparks, unknown
6. Ebbets Field
Ebbets Field Apartments - now the Jackie Robinson Apartments image. Click for full size.
via Flickr, unknown
7. Ebbets Field Apartments - now the Jackie Robinson Apartments
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 2,857 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on February 4, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on May 3, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York.   2. submitted on April 27, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York.   3, 4. submitted on June 6, 2010, by Mary Ellen Coghlan of Warwick, New York.   5, 6, 7. submitted on February 3, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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