Sportsman’s Park III,Busch Stadium I,St. Louis,MO,US

Ball Park First Game
Date – 04/15/1909 (2)
Starting Pitchers – Browns vs. Naps (Indians): 04/14/1909
Final Score 4-2 (CLE)
Attendance – 21,357
Starting Pitchers Jack Powell (SLA); Addie Joss (CLE)
First Batter – Nig Clarke (CLE) Result – Popped Out
First Hits – Tom Jones (SLA),Doubled
First Run – Bill Bradley (CLE)
First RBI – Bill Hinchman CLE)
First Homerun – Danny Hoffman (SLA) vs. Cy Young (CLE) on 04/15/1909 (6th inning)
First Grandslam – Joe Jackson (CLE) vs. Jack Powell (SLA) on 05/07/1911 (12th inning)
First Inside Park Homerun – Danny Hoffman (SLA) vs. Cy Young (CLE) on 04/15/1909 (6th inning)
First No Hitter – Eddie Cicotte (CHA) vs. Browns on 04/14/1917

Ball Park Lasts
Last Game – Cardinals vs. Giants: 05/08/1966, Final Score – 10-5 (SFN)
Attendance – 17,503
Starting Pitchers – Larry Jaster (SLN); Bob Shaw (SFNN), Winning Pitcher – Lindy McDaniel (SFNN) Losing Pitcher – Tracy Stallard (SLN)
Last Batter – Alex Johnson (SLN), result – 6-4-3 DP
Last Hit – Jim Ray Hart (SFNN), Singled to RF (9)
Last Run – Willie Mays (SFNN), Last RBI – Willie Mays (SFNN)
Last HR – Willie Mays (SFNN) vs. Hal Woodeshick (SLN) on 05/08/1966 (9th inning)
Last Grand Slam – Orlando Cepeda (SFN) vs. Art Mahaffey (SLN) on 05/07/1966 (3rd inning)
Last Inside The Park Homerun – Lou Brock (SLN) vs. Jack Fisher (NYN) on 05/22/1965 (1st inning)
Last No Hitter – Bobo Holloman vs. Athletics on 05/06/1953

TRIVIA –
Browns slugger Ken Williams hit three homers against the White Sox on April 22, 1922 and became the first American Leaguer to hit three home runs in a game; On Augsut 19, 1951 rookie Eddie Gaedel, a three-foot seven inch midget, made his first and only major league appearance and walked on four pitches; After four mostly ineffective relief appearances for the St. Louis Browns, Bobo Holloman made his first major league start on May 6, 1953 and tossed a no-hitter against the Philadelphia Athletics for his first of three career wins;

 

Sportsman’s Park II

Sportsman’s Park I