On July 31, 1932 — In front of a major league record crowd of 80,184, the Indians play their first game at Lakefront Stadium, Mel Harder faces tough luck losing to Philadelphia and Lefty Grove, 1-0. Mickey Cochran’s drove in the only run.  Except for the 1933 season, the Tribe, who prefer League Park, will not play a full schedule at their new colossal horseshoe home until 1947, when the ballpark will become known as Cleveland Municipal Stadium.

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