TheBaseballPage.com

Exhibition Stadium

Exhibition Stadium was actually the fourth stadium to be built on the site since 1879. The covered north-side grandstand was constructed in 1948, followed by a south bleacher section for football in 1959. When converted for football in 1959, the stadium seated 33,150. The stadium was reconfigured again in the mid-1970s to allow the expansion Toronto Blue Jays to play there, with additional seating opposite the covered grandstand on the first base side and curving around to the third base side. It was the only major league stadium where the bleachers were covered but the main grandstand was not.

By WIKI
Exhibition Stadium

Exhibition Stadium

More From Around the Web

This day in baseball history

January 26

  • 1963

    On January 26, 1963, Major League Baseball’s Rules Committ ...

  • 1962

    On January 26, 1962, New York Yankee stars Roger Maris and M ...

  • 1960

    On January 26, 1960, Boston Red Sox outfielder Jackie Jensen ...

More Baseball History
 
Tagged:
Ball Parks of Yesterday, Baseball History, Exhibition Stadium, Expansion, Toronto Blue Jays

Comments

Login or register to post comments

Share US

Share |

Today's Poll

Will Red Sox Repeat in 2014: