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First Night Game in Organized Baseball

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
1. First Night Game in Organized Baseball Marker
Inscription.

Played Here
Shulthis Stadium
April 28, 1930
Western Association League
Independence Producers vs
Muskogee Chiefs

 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 37° 14.325′ N, 95° 42.209′ W. Marker was in Independence, Kansas, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker is above the Emmot Field ticket office, in Riverfront Park, off Oak Street east of Pennsylvania Avenue (US Hwy 75). Marker was in this post office area: Independence KS 67301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Kayo's Boys (a few steps from this marker); United Spanish War Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); F-100F Super Sabre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); A. C. Stich Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. George Tann (approx. 0.3 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.8 miles away); Stoddard - Thompson Memorial Bell (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
 
Regarding First Night Game in Organized Baseball. The stadium grandstand was demolished beginning on July 28, 2015. The disposition of the marker is unknown.
First Night Game in Organized Baseball Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
2. First Night Game in Organized Baseball Marker

 
Also see . . .
1. Shulthis Stadium. (Submitted on July 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. In the Vanguard of Night Baseball. (Submitted on July 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Demolition of Shulthis Stadium Begins (July 28, 2015). (Submitted on September 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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First Night Game in Organized Baseball Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
3. First Night Game in Organized Baseball Marker
Shulthis Stadium
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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