August 8th, 1903, tragedy strikes when an overhanging gallery atop the left field bleachers at Philadelphia’s Baker Bowl collapses at 5:40 p.m. during a doubleheader with Boston‚ killing 12 and injuring 282. The incident occurs red when fans rushed to the walkway to witness a street brawl. The second game between the Phillies and the Boston Braves is canceled and Philadelphia’s remaining home games are played at the American League’s Columbia Park.

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