Forbes Field,,Pittsburgh,PA,US

Ball Park First Game
Date – 07/05/1909 (6)
Starting Pitchers – vs. Cubs: 06/30/1909
Final Score 3-2 (CHN)
Attendance – 30,338
Starting Pitchers Vic Willis (PIT); Ed Reulbach (CHN)
First Batter – Johnny Evers (CHN) Result – Hit By Pitch
First Hits – Frank Chance (CHN),Singled to CF (1st)
First Run – Johnny Evers (CHN)
First RBI – Frank Chance (CHN)
First Homerun – Mike Mitchell (CIN) vs. Vic Willis (PIT) on 07/05/1909 (9th inning)
First Grandslam – Tommy Leach (PIT) vs. Kaiser Wilhelm (BRO) on 07/21/1910 (5th inning)
First Inside Park Homerun – Rebel Oakes (CIN) vs. Vic Willis (PIT) on 07/27/1909 (4th inning)
First No Hitter – None

Ball Park Lasts
Last Game – vs. Cubs: 06/28/1970, Final Score – 4-1 (PIT)
Attendance – 40,918
Starting Pitchers – Jim Nelson (PIT); Milt Pappas (CHN), Winning Pitcher – Jim Nelson (PIT) Losing Pitcher – Milt Pappas (CHN)
Last Batter – Don Kessinger (CHN), result – Grounded to 2B
Last Hit – Willie Smith (CHN), Singled to CF (9)
Last Run – Al Oliver (PIT), Last RBI – Bob Robertson (PIT)
Last HR – Al Oliver (PIT) vs. Milt Pappas (CHN) on 06/28/1970 (1st inning)
Last Grand Slam – Orlando Cepeda (ATL) vs. Chuck Hartenstein (PIT) on 04/23/1970 (8th inning)
Last Inside The Park Homerun – Gene Alley (PIT) vs. Jim Maloney (CIN) on 08/24/1969 (2nd inning)
Last No Hitter – None

Forbes Field was named for General John Forbes, a British officer who captured Fort Duquesne in 1758 during the French and Indian War; Babe Ruth hit his 714th and final homer on May 25, 1935 and became the first player to hit one over the right field roof; On July 10, 1936 Phillies slugger Chuck Klein became only the second modern day player to hit four homers in a game (Lou Gehrig, 1932).