On April 11, 1912 — Redland Field, the steel and concrete ballpark named to match the team’s moniker and hue, makes its debut with the hometown Reds beating Chicago, 10-6. In 1934, the Cincinnati ballpark will become known as Crosley Field in honor of the team owner Powel Crosley.

Neither starter King Cole and Frank Smith pitched past the 4th inning.

Dick Egan and Johnny Bates lead the Red’s offense with 3 hits each.

 

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Game Played on Thursday, April 11, 1912 (D) at Redland Field

CHI N    0  0  5    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   6 11  1
CIN N    1  0  0    6  0  0    2  1  x  -  10 14  0