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Allegheny West in Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Shibe Park / Connie Mack Stadium

 
 
Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Erik Lander, July 30, 2006
1. Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium Marker
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.
 
Erected 1997 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansSports. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1909.
 
Location. 39° 59.743′ N, 75° 9.894′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. It is in Allegheny West. Marker is on West Lehigh Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2001 West Lehigh Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19132, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baker Bowl National League Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Church of the Advocate (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pearl Bailey (approx. 0.8 miles away); Civil Rights Mural (approx. 0.9 miles away); Historic Fair Hill Burial Ground
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(approx. one mile away); Robert Purvis (approx. one mile away); The Underground Rail Road / Fair Hill Burial Ground (approx. one mile away); Fair Hill Burial Ground (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map 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 was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 1,481 times since then and 70 times this year. 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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