Polo Grounds V,,New York,NY,US

Ball Park First Game
Date – 06/28/1911 (1)
Starting Pitchers – vs. Rustlers (Braves): 06/28/1911
Final Score 3-0 (NY1)
Attendance – 10,000
Starting Pitchers Christy Mathewson (NY1); Al Mattern (BSN)
First Batter – Bill Sweeney (BSN) Result – Singled
First Hits – Bill Sweeney (BSN),Singled (1st)
First Run – Larry Doyle (NY1)
First RBI – Larry Doyle (NY1)
First Homerun – Larry Doyle (NY1) vs. Al Mattern (BSN) on 06/28/1911 (6th inning)
First Grandslam – Chief Meyers (NY1) vs. Slim Sallee (SLN) on 06/03/1912 (3rd inning)
First Inside Park Homerun – Josh Devore (NY1) vs. Hank Griffin (BSN) on 07/01/1911 (6th inning)
First No Hitter – Rube Marquard (NY1) vs. Robins (Dodgers) on 04/15/1915

Ball Park Lasts
Last Game – Mets vs. Phillies: 09/18/1963, Final Score – 5-1 (PHI)
Attendance – 1,752
Starting Pitchers – Craig Anderson (NYN); Chris Short (PHI), Winning Pitcher – Chris Short (PHI) Losing Pitcher – Craig Anderson (NYN)
Last Batter – Ted Schreiber (NYN), result – 4-6-3 DP
Last Hit – Chico Fernandez (NYN), Singled to LF (9)
Last Run – Wes Covington (PHI), Last RBI – Clay Dalrymple (PHI)
Last HR – Jim Hickman (NYN) vs. Chris Short (PHI) on 09/18/1963 (4th inning)
Last Grand Slam – Jim Hickman (NYN) vs. Lindy McDaniel (CHN) 0n 08/09/1963 (9th inning)
Last Inside The Park Homerun – Billy Williams (CHN) vs. Galen Cisco (NYN) on 06/26/1963 (14th inning)
Last No Hitter – Rex Barney (BRO) vs. Giants on 09/09/1948

TRIVIA –
The Giants lost game two of a doubleheader to the Boston Braves on September 30, 1916 to snap their record-setting 26-game winning streak; On August 1, 1945 Mel Ott homered in the third inning off Boston Braves hurler Johnny Hutchings and became the third member of the 500 home run club.

 

The dodgers get an awning

The Dodgers get an awning

Polo Grounds III

Polo Grounds IV

June 2, 1962 - Willie Mays in action as the Giants take on the Mets in a DH at the Polo Grounds.

Mays in action June 2 1962