Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1979 by the Cleveland Landmarks Commission, the Rotary Club of Cleveland, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 13-18.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 41° 30.667′ N, 81° 38.648′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and East 66th Street, on the right when traveling west on Lexington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44103, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Yellow House Old Dunham Tavern Garden (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dunham Tavern (approx. half a mile away); Garrett A. Morgan (was approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing. ); The History of Hough (1799-1979) (approx. 0.6 miles away); Colonel Charles Young (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sarah Benedict House (approx. one mile away); Upbeat (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
Regarding League Park. The space is now a city park, though it is no longer set up for baseball. It may be the only baseball venue with such significance where a father and son can still come to to play catch.
Also see . . .
1. The League Park Society. (Submitted on April 9, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
2. Entry on the Park from the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. (Submitted on April 9, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • Notable Places • Sports •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 9, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,010 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 10, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.