Griffith Stadium

First and Figures

Status: Demolished 1965

Address: Along 5th and Seveth Streets, on Howard University Campus

Capacity: 32,000 (1921) 27,550 (1961)

Architect: Osborn Engineering


Former Naming:  National Park


The Field

Playing Surface: Grass

Defining Feature: Bohemain Beer Bottle Towered over Right Center scoreboard; Centerfield wall came in because of houses behind it.

Dimensions (ft) Initial distance in parenthesis

Left Field:  407

Left Center:  391

Center Field:   421

Right Center:  378

Right Field:  328


Opening Day and Firsts

Opening Date:  April 12, 1911

Opponent:  Boston Red Sox

Results:  Senators 8 Red Sox 5

Attendance:  16,000

First Hit: Tommy Madden

Winning Pitcher: Dolly Gray

Losing Pitcher: Joe Wood


Umpires: Tommy Connolly, John Mullin

Managers Jimmy McAleer, Senators; Patsy Donovan, Red Sox

Starting Pitchers; Dolly Gray, Senators; Joe Wood, Red Sox

Ceremonial Pitch President William Howard Taft



Hosted Events

World Series: 1924, 1925, 1933

All Star Games:  1937, 1957


Ball Parks of Yesterday, Baseball History, Calvin Griffith, Griffith Stadium, Griffith Stadium II, Washington Senators


  • Owais Speed said: It’s very informative and you are obviously very knowledgeable in this area. You have opened my eyes to varying views on this topic with interesting and solid content. sicklighting 4:43AM 03/19/15
  • Owais Speed said: Nice post, It's really interesting. I will be referring a lot of friends about this. Thank for Sharing. financial advisors Camden NJ 4:26AM 03/19/15
  • Owais Speed said: You have raised an important issue..Thanks for sharing..I would like to read more current affairs from this blog..keep posting.. get paid to play games 4:08AM 03/19/15
  • Owais Speed said: Thanks for such a great post and the review, I am totally impressed! Keep stuff like this coming. How to lose back fat fast 3:56AM 03/19/15
  • Owais Speed said: It is the second main skyladers game I have seen. And it shows Nintendo 3D including and I will be using many skylanders and giants. I like to play this game once in a week. driving in France tips 3:33AM 03/19/15
  • Kate11 said: I needed to thank you for this excellent information!! I have bookmarked your blog to check out the new stuff you post. read this post here 2:55PM 03/16/15
  • Commenterman said: The entire enterprise of road building is statist on the face of it, at least on roads that are public. This reminds me of the old canard of a gentleman asking a lady if she would marry him if he gave her a three carot diamond 7:27AM 03/16/15
  • Commenterman said: How could you overlook Herbie the Love Bug? Especially with the dramatic scene of Herbie trying to throw himself off the Golden Gate Bridge? Great stuff. park 7:42AM 03/14/15
  • Commenterman said: It's in the state's interest to pave our planet over with slave roads and keep us dependent on oil so that they have an excuse for lining the pockets of corporate interests through war. If we don't fight this crap, who will detroit dj entertainment 1:48AM 03/12/15
  • Kate11 said: Good work! Your post is an excellent example. Great post to read 8:41AM 03/11/15
  • Commenterman said: If you're submitting photos for use in print, I'd advise using a high quality setting. And you should keep in mind that image quality degrades every time you save the file 4:58AM 03/11/15
  • Commenterman said: Janda itu tak bisa mempercayainya. Air mata kebahagiaan jatuh ke pipinya, ia berlutut & berterima kasih pada sang agen. 2:48AM 03/07/15
  • Owais Speed said: This article gives the light in which we can observe the reality. This is very nice one and gives indepth information. Thanks for this nice article. penomet 7:34AM 03/04/15
  • Owais Speed said: You Could extend a modest bit more I agree with your Blog and I will be over to survey everything the all the more later on so please keep up your showing. halos 7:07AM 03/04/15
  • Owais Speed said: Great info! I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. financial advisors Trenton NJ 6:57AM 03/04/15
  • Owais Speed said: I really appreciate this post. I have been looking all over for this! Thank goodness I found it on Bing. You have made my day! Thank you again. shakeology super food 6:45AM 03/04/15
  • Owais Speed said: The reports that they offer here is so great. You have the capacity to discover the best speculations with everything that they offer. Delta Faucet 9178-AR-DST 6:37AM 03/04/15
  • Owais Speed said: I am happy to find this post very useful for me, as it contains lot of information. I always prefer to read the quality content and this thing I found in you post. Thanks for sharing. my site 6:22AM 03/04/15
  • Owais Speed said: You have so much knowledge about this issue, asnd so much passion. You also know how to make people rally behind it. click resources 6:00AM 03/04/15
  • Owais Speed said: Thanks very much for this great article;this is the stuff that keeps me going through out these day. check my site 5:49AM 03/04/15
  • Owais Speed said: We are confident about these services as we have observed their quality and determination. You may also take advantage of this company and make sure to submit a quality assignment. gold ira companies 5:35AM 03/04/15
  • Owais Speed said: Most of the time I don’t make comments on websites, but I'd like to say that this article really forced me to do so. Really nice post! olaf wall art graphics 5:19AM 03/04/15
  • Kate11 said: Awesome information, Any way I'll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you post again soon. Keep Blogging. Important Site 8:47AM 03/03/15
  • albinamuro2 said: This is also a very good post which I really enjoyed reading. It is not everyday that I have the possibility to see something like this.. ​Cheers Bennie 6:15AM 03/03/15
  • albinamuro2 said: It's a great pleasure reading your post.It's full of information I am looking for and I love to post a comment that "The content of your post is awesome" Great work! buy backlinks 3:57AM 03/03/15
  • albinamuro2 said: I love the blog. Great post. It is very true, people must learn how to learn before they can learn. lol i know it sounds funny but its very true. find online grocery shopping in hyderabad 3:19AM 03/03/15
  • albinamuro2 said: I thought it was going to be some boring old post, but it really compensated for my time. Ses Sistemi 3:10AM 03/03/15
  • albinamuro2 said: Nice information, valuable and excellent design, as share good stuff with good ideas and concepts, lots of great information and inspiration, both of which I need, thanks to offer such a helpful information here. Mobile Spy App 2:31AM 03/03/15
  • albinamuro2 said: This is also a very good post which I really enjoyed reading. It is not everyday that I have the possibility to see something like this.. Mobile Spy App 2:29AM 03/03/15
  • albinamuro2 said: Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally. see this site 2:14AM 03/03/15
Login or register to post comments