On August 7, 1940 — A crowd of 53,997, a National League record for a night game, watches the Brooklyn Dodgers beat the New York Giants, 8 – 4, on Mel Ott Night at the Polo Grounds.

 

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August 7, 1940 - A crowd of 53,997, a National League record for a night game, watches the Dodgers beat the Giants, 8 - 4, on Mel Ott Night at the Polo Grounds.