Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
1910 – 1960
The Solons won the pennant in 1942. Their fans were some of the best in baseball.
Erected 1998 by Play Ball! Sacramento, July 26, 1998.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1942.
Location. 38° 33.765′ N, 121° 29.912′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is located at the entrance to the Target parking lot off of Riverside Boulevard across from the Sacramento City Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2505 Riverside Boulevard, Sacramento CA 95818, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The G.A.R. Memorial Plot (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles A. “Charlie” King (about 400 feet away); Veteran of Foreign Wars Memorial (about 400 feet away); Theodora Tiffee Purkitt, M.D.The Fireman’s Plot (about 500 feet away); Sacramento Volunteer Fire Department (about 500 feet away); Sacramento Turn Verein (about 500 feet away); Charles Duncombe, M.D. (1787 – 1862) (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
Also see . . .
1. Home of the Senators and the Solons. A fire almost totally destroyed the park on July 11, 1948, and the Solons were forced to play the rest of the season on the road. The park was reconstructed almost entirely of concrete, and reopened for the 1949 season. (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
2. The History of Edmonds Field. How Edmonds Field got its name. (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
3. Home of the Sacramento Solons. Batting and pitching statistics for every player who ever played for the Sacramento Solons in the old Pacific Coast League from 1903 to 1960. There is also Solon photos, player profiles and much more. (Submitted on March 16, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,181 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.