Tag: Lee Grissom

Lee Grissom Stats & Facts

Lee Grissom Essentials Positions: Bats: B Throws: L Height: 75 Weight: 200 Born: Wednesday, October 23, 1907 in Sherman, TX USA Died: 10 4 1998 in Corning, CA USA Debut: 9/2/1934 Last Game: 9/24/1941 Full Name: Lee Theo...

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flood inundates Crosley Field

1937 – In Cincinnati, OH, the worst flood in the city’s history inundates Crosley Field, covering home plate with as much as 21 feet of cold water. The lower grandstand is completely covered. Reds pitchers Gene Schott and Lee Grissom row a boat out from the center field wall and the resulting photo appears across the country. Fortunately, with the season two months away, Opening Day will be unaffected.

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