On Matching Baseball Events

Baseball venues have been around a very long time. Considering baseball’s storied history with events, match the event to the stadium site of the event.

Answers are given below the video, so let us know how you did. By the way, the video is the scenes from John Fogerty’s Centerfield music video. Due to copyrights, there’s a different tune to the scenes.

Stadium List
Baker Bowl, Candlestick Park, Comiskey Park, County Stadium, Crosley Field, Dodger Stadium, Ebbets Field, Fenway Park, Forbes Field, Griffith Stadium, League Park, Memorial Stadium, Municipal Stadium, Polo Grounds, Shibe Park, Sportsman’s Park, Tiger Stadium, Wrigley Field-Chicago, Wrigley Field-LA, Yankee Stadium

Events

  1. Babe’s supposed called HR by pointing the bat
  2. Babe’s last game
  3. Babe’s last 3 homers were here
  4. Reggie Jackson’s monster homerun off its light tower
  5. Willie Mays very deep over-the-shoulder catch off Vic Wertz’s bat
  6. The first NL night game
  7. The first AL night game
  8. Roger Clemens’ 20 strikeouts in a game
  9. Disco Demolition Night
  10. Johnny Vander Meer pitches his 2nd consecutive no-hitter at this park’s first night game
  11. Mickey Mantle 565 ft. homerun
  12. Seventeen-year-old Bob Feller strikes out 17
  13. It’s a home run or nothing here on Home Run Derby
  14. Pitcher Dave McNally’s grand slam leads his team to a game 3 World Series win
  15. Three foot, seven inch Eddie Gaedel walks in a pinch-hit appearance
  16. Pitchers Tom Zachary and Tracy Stallard yield record-breaking homers 34 years apart
  17. Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak ends
  18. Catcher John Roseboro is intentionally hit by a swinging bat
  19. Kirk Gibson’s dramatic leg-injured home run
  20. Harvey Haddix loses 1-0 and throws a 12-inning perfect game

Answers

  1. Babe’s supposed called HR by pointing the bat (Wrigley Field, Chicago)
  2. Babe’s last game (Baker Bowl, Philadelphia)
  3. Babe’s last 3 homers were here (Forbes Field, Pittsburgh)
  4. Reggie Jackson’s monster homerun off its light tower (Tiger Stadium, Detroit)
  5. Willie Mays very deep over-the-shoulder catch off Vic Wertz’s bat (Polo Grounds, NYC)
  6. The first NL night game (Crosley Field, Cincinnati)
  7. The first AL night game (Shibe Park, Philadelphia)
  8. Roger Clemens’ 20 strikeouts in a game (Fenway, Boston)
  9. Disco Demolition Night (Comiskey Park, Chicago)
  10. Johnny Vander Meer pitches his 2nd consecutive no-hitter at this park’s first night game (Ebbets Field, Brooklyn)
  11. Mickey Mantle 565 ft. homerun (Griffith Stadium, Washington)
  12. Seventeen-year-old Bob Feller strikes out 17 (League Park, Cleveland)
  13. It’s a home run or nothing here on Home Run Derby. (Wrigley Field, LA)
  14. Pitcher Dave McNally’s grand slam leads his team to a game 3 World Series win (Memorial Stadium, Baltimore)
  15. Three foot, seven inch Eddie Gaedel walks in a pinch-hit appearance (Sportsman’s Park, St. Louis)
  16. Pitchers Tom Zachary and Tracy Stallard yield record-breaking homers 34 years apart (Yankee Stadium, NYC)
  17. Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak ends (Municipal Stadium, Cleveland)
  18. Catcher John Roseboro is intentionally hit by a swinging bat (Candlestick Park, SF)
  19. Kirk Gibson’s dramatic leg-injured home run (Dodger Stadium, LA)
  20. Harvey Haddix loses 1-0 and throws a 12-inning perfect game (County Stadium, Milwaukee)
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2 thoughts on “On Matching Baseball Events

    • Hey 3rd Stone,
      Thanks for the feedback. The aren’t meant to be easy, thus matching. Thinking outside the box will help with a few. Nonetheless, it’s fun to put together and I hope people can gain some trivial knowledge along the way.

      Thanks for the visit and comment.

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