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Baker Bowl National League Park

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 26, 2015
1. Baker Bowl National League Park Marker
Inscription. The Phillies' baseball park from its opening in 1887 until 1938. Rebuilt 1895; hailed as nation's finest stadium. Site of first World Series attended by U.S. President, 1915; Negro League World Series, 1924-26; Babe Ruth's last major league game, 1935. Razed 1950.
 
Erected 2000 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 59.547′ N, 75° 9.293′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on North Broad Street. Touch for map. The marker is located between Lehigh and Huntingdon Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas A. Edison High School and the Vietnam War (approx. 0.6 miles away); Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium (approx. 0.6 miles away); Church of the Advocate (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jessie Redmon Fauset (approx. mile away); Universal Negro Improvement Association (approx. one mile away); Pearl Bailey (approx. one mile away); Siegmund Lubin (approx. one mile away); Opportunities Industrialization Centers (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Baker Bowl National League Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2015
2. Baker Bowl National League Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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