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Shibe Park / Connie Mack Stadium

 
 
Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
Location. 39° 59.743′ N, 75° 9.894′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 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); Ebenezer Don Carlos Bassett (approx. one mile away); Henry O. Tanner
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(approx. one mile away); Rev. Dr. Leon Howard Sullivan (approx. 1.1 miles away); Thomas A. Edison High School and the Vietnam War (approx. 1.1 miles away); Universal Negro Improvement Association (approx. 1.2 miles 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 January 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 1,168 times since then and 18 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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